Intel Raptor Lake CPU spotted in first benchmark leak

Nancy J. Delong

Raptor Lake is Intel’s array of next-gen processors predicted to appear out in 2022, and we’ve just found the first purported benchmark of these CPUs.

As highlighted by typical hardware leaker Komachi_Ensaka on Twitter, what could be the 13th-gen flagship processor has been sighted in a BAPCo Crossmark benchmark as Tom’s Components experiences.

Take note that the benchmark has given that been eradicated – of class, it shouldn’t have been aired in the first place – but not right before Tom’s display screen grabbed and shared the information.

According to the specifics offered below, the spec that the chip runs with is eight general performance cores (new Raptor Cove cores), and 16 efficiency cores (Gracemont cores – the similar as with Alder Lake). This is what was previously rumored, and presents the processor a theoretical 32-threads (as efficiency cores do not have hyper-threading).

The benchmark by itself demonstrates the Raptor Lake CPU hitting an overall rating of 1,591, which compares to a consequence of two,376 for the Main i9-12900K, Intel’s new Alder Lake flagship.

Examination: Really do not read through considerably into an early engineering sample

It is no surprise – assuming this benchmark is legitimate, which is usually a little bit of a leap of religion with pretty early leaks – to see that Raptor Lake is a fantastic deal slower than Alder Lake at this level in its growth (the 12900K is virtually 50% quicker below, in simple fact). Definitely, when the Raptor Lake flagship is finished, that won’t be the case (if it wasn’t measurably quicker, Intel would go back to the drawing board right until it was).

What’s occurring below is mainly because this is a pretty early screening sample, it’s probably locked to slow clock speeds and doesn’t remotely replicate the general performance of the remaining solution which should really arise afterwards in 2022 (probably in Q3). Proper now, Raptor Lake will nevertheless have a great deal of optimization to be finished on both of those the hardware and software package fronts.

The idea is that Intel’s 13th-gen CPUs will be a basic refresh of Alder Lake, but it’s sure to make some first rate architectural gains as Intel refines its new hybrid tech, and obviously the addition of additional efficiency cores – a great deal additional if these early rumors are right – should really make a significant big difference to general performance way too.

There is also speculation about Raptor Lake taking some big strides forward in terms of ability-efficiency as effectively, so we can nevertheless remain quietly optimistic about what the next-gen may deliver.

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