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12th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors

Built for the next generation of gaming.

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Revolutionary performance and multitasking

Game and multitask without compromise powered by Intel's new performance hybrid architecture on an unlocked processor.

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Divide and Conquer.

Intel's new performance hybrid architecture integrates two core families into a single CPU, keeping everything in your gaming universe running smoothly.

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Intel® Thread Director

Prioritizes and manages workloads, sending tasks to the best core for the job.1

Performance Cores

P-cores are built for performance across single and lightly-threaded workloads, enhancing activities like gaming and productivity.


E-cores are optimized for multi-threaded performance, minimizing interruptions from secondary tasks.

Performance beyond the cores.

The new processor architecture is also compatible with the latest platform innovations, giving you performance improvements throughout your PC.

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Ready for what's next

Support for PCIe Gen 5 and DDR5 for high-performance components like memory and graphics.

Best-in-class connectivity

Thunderbolt™ 4 and Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) deliver fast transfer speeds and connections to peripherals.2

Streamlined overclocking

Separate overclocking controls for both types of cores gives you nuanced personalization.3

Choose the 12th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processor
for the way you game.


Raptor™ Z55

Get your next generation gaming performance today with the Raptor Z55 and 12th gen Intel® Core™ Processors

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