Buyer Reddit User “Sep 9123“He was able to buy two Core i9-12900K models for $ 610 each. However, he did not disclose from which retailer he bought the two processors. The stores may have agreed that Intel chips should not be shipped in advance.
Unable to use CPU yet
Although some users already have the new primary processors, there is currently no way to use the chips. Z690 mainboard is required to use CPUs. Products will only be sold later. In addition, the primary boards will initially be more expensive because the distributors will initially offer mainly high quality models. Since Seby9123 cannot currently install processors on the system, he does not share any benchmark results or technical data on the chip.
The Intel Core i9-12900K will be available on October 27th and with two chips. Processors can be pre-ordered from Wednesday. Deliveries will begin on November 4th. According to previous leaks, the Core i9-12900K has eight Colven Cove-type cores and eight Greysmond cores. The Alter Lake CPU features a 30 MiByte L3 cache and a 3.6 or 2.7 GHz base clock and a 5.3 or 3.9 GHz turbo clock.
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