Intel 12th Generation Desktop Core CPU: August 6 news Intel is about to officially release its 12th generation desktop Core processor, codenamed Alder Lake-S, in October this year with the larger LGA 1700 slot and size core design. According to foreign media FCPOWERUP news, Intel recently announced motherboard 12V2 power supply requirements, revealing the power consumption of 12 generations of processors.
Specifically, Intel’s 10th and 11th generation desktop CPUs have the same power consumption requirements as the 14nm process, the 125W TDP version needs to meet the maximum current 34A for the 12V, and the 165W version needs to meet the maximum current requirement of 40A. Is. It is important to note this. That in order to calculate the actual power of the processor, it is necessary to obtain the current requirement value 12×, and the table does not contain the actual current of the current processor.
For the 12th generation Core processors, the specifications for the continuous power supply requirements for the various TDP gears have not changed. But the demand for peak power supply has increased. Supplying a surge of 45A (540W) of current with a 165W TDP processor requires 12V of power. 5A compared to the previous generation.
Foreign media said that today’s i9-11900K processor PL2 power consumption rating 250W, the next generation of i9-12900K is expected to be more power. The peak power will reach 300-400W.
The Gadget Pixels understands that Intel’s 12th generation Core has confirmed it. That it will use the Intel 7 process, also known as 10nm Enhanced Superfine. The new process is expected to lead to greater energy efficiency. But the combined power consumption of the processor does not depend solely on the processing power, and the design of larger cores leads to a significant increase in the frequency of larger cores. A reduction in energy efficiency, and an increase in the overall power consumption of the processor.
Intel 12th Generation Desktop Core CPU Alder Lake At a Glance
- Qualification and production in the second half of 2021
- Hybrid x86 design with a mix of big and small cores (Golden Cove/Gracemont)
- Up to 16 cores
- 10nm Enhanced SuperFin process
- LGA1700 socket requires new motherboards
- PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 support rumored
- Four variants: -S for desktop PCs, -P for mobile, -M for low-power devices, -L Atom replacement, -N educational (probably Chromebooks)
- Gen12 Xe integrated graphics
- New hardware-guided operating system scheduler tuned for high performance
Intel Alder Lake Release Date
Intel has not given a specific date for the launch of Elder Lake. But she has said. That chips will be validated for production of desktop PCs and notebooks, with volume production ramping up to begin in the second half of the year. it means. That the first salvo of chips could land in late 2021, although it could also be finished as early as 2022. Looking at benchmark submissions and operating system patches. We’ve seen like this new benchmark of 14-core models for laptops. The initial silicon is clearly already in the hands of OEMs and various ecosystem partners.
Intel Alder Lake-S Desktop PC Specifications
|Big + Small Cores||Cores / Threads||GPU|
|8 + 8||16 / 24||GT1 – Gen12 32EU|
|8 + 6||14 / 22||GT1 – Gen12 32EU|
|8 + 4||12 / 20||GT1 – Gen12 32EU|
|8 + 2||10 / 18||GT1 – Gen12 32EU|
|8 + 0||8 / 16||GT1 – Gen12 32EU|
|6 + 8||14 / 20||GT1 – Gen12 32EU|
|6 + 6||12 / 18||GT1 – Gen12 32EU|
|6 + 4||10 / 16||GT1 – Gen12 32EU|
|6 + 2||8 / 14||GT1 – Gen12 32EU|
|6 + 0||6 / 12||GT1 – Gen12 32EU|
|4 + 0||4 / 8||GT1 – Gen12 32EU|
|2 + 0||2 / 4||GT1 – Gen12 32EU|
Intel Alder Lake-P and Alder Lake-M Mobile Processor Specifications
|Big + Small Cores||Cores / Threads||GPU|
|6 + 8||14 / 20||GT2 Gen12 96EU|
|6 + 4||10 / 14||GT2 Gen12 96EU|
|4 + 8||12 / 16||GT2 Gen12 96EU|
|2 + 8||10 / 12||GT2 Gen12 96EU|
|2 + 4||6 / 8||GT2 Gen12 96EU|
|2 + 0||2 / 4||GT2 Gen12 96EU|
|Alder Lake-P||Alder Lake-M||Alder Lake-S|
|CPU PCIe||One PCIe 5.0 x8 / Two PCIe 4.0 x4||Unknown||Two PCIe 5.0 x8 / Two PCIe 4.0 x4|
|PCH PCIe Ports||12||10||28|
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