Intel Core i7-12700 leak shows a CPU that’s a potential threat to AMD

One of Intel’s Alder Lake processors has been spotted being benchmarked, with the purported Core i7-12700 producing some interesting results – and having an interesting core count for that matter.

The Intel Core i7-12700 was spotted in a Geekbench result, as flagged by BenchLeaks on Twitter, and according to the listed spec of this CPU, it has 8-cores and 16-threads. That means the chip has 8 full-power cores (with hyperthreading), but no power-efficient cores.

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