Ryzen 7 2700X vs Core i3-12100F benchmarks
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen 7 2700X performs better than the Core i3-12100F. Despite this, the Core i3-12100F has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Ryzen 7 2700X has significantly more cores than the Core i3-12100F. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 2700X has 8 cores compared to 4 cores found in the Core i3-12100F. It also has more threads than the Core i3-12100F. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 2700X has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i3-12100F. Also, the Ryzen 7 2700X has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Core i3-12100F outputs less heat than Ryzen 7 2700X thanks to a significantly lower TDP. 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 Ryzen 7 2700X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.