Core i7-12700 vs Core i7-12700F benchmarks
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Core i7-12700F is faster than the Core i7-12700. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i7-12700 in all gaming tests too.
Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads. Both the Core i7-12700 and Core i7-12700F have the same clock speed. Furthermore, both these CPUs have identical turbo speeds. Both these chips have an identical TDP (Thermal Design Power). This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.
The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Core i7-12700 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.