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12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor

Series Use Case Claim Processor Systems Measured Measurement Measurement Period
H Gaming The 12th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK is the world's best gaming laptop processor. i9-12900HK Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre-production OEM system; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; PC BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 Pro 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282); Edge browser version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 165W, GPU Mode: Discrete; Windows Power Plan is set to Balanced, and Windows Power Mode set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center) is set to "Extreme Performance"; Windows 11 run with VBS enabled, Tamper Protection enabled and Defender enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T; System: MSI GE76; Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; PC BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 Home 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282); Edge browser version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 155W, GPU Mode = Discrete; Windows Power Plan is set to Balanced, and Windows Power Mode set to "Best performance"; OEM application (MSI Center) is set to "Extreme Performance"; Windows 11 run with VBS enabled, Tamper Protection enabled and Defender enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; PC BIOS version GKCN34WW; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 Home 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282); Edge browser version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, GPU Mode: Discrete; Windows Power Plan is set to Legion High Performance by OEM App (Vantage), and Windows Power Mode set to "Best performance"; OEM application (Lenovo Vantage) is set to "Performance Mode"; Windows 11 run with VBS enabled, Tamper Protection enabled and Defender enabled. Based on superior performance of 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK on the majority of the 31 game titles tested as measured by frames per second or turn time on similarly configured systems with 11th gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK, or Ryzen 9 5900HX processors. Game Titles: Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation, Assassin's Creed: Valhalla, Borderlands 3 - 1.0.21_​CL_​262935_​Borderlands_​3,Crysis Remastered, F1 2021,Far Cry New Dawn, Far Cry 6, Grand Theft Auto V, Gears 5, Hitman 3:Dartmoore(DX 12), Metro Exodus, Phantasy Star Online 2 New Gen, TheRiftbreaker, Serious Sam 4, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Sid Meier's Civilization 6: Gathering Storm (AI Benchmark), Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, Tom Clancy's The Division 2, Total War: Three Kingdoms: Dynasty Mode (500% Unit Size), Troy: A Total War Saga: Siege, Watch Dogs: Legion, War Thunder: Tank (CPU), World of Tanks (Raytracing), World War Z (Vulkan), Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, DOTA 2, League of Legends, Player Unknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), Forza Horizon 5, Mount & Blade II:Bannerlord, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, Guardians of the Galaxy As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900HK is the world's best mobile gaming platform. i9-12900HK Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre-production OEM system; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; PC BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 Pro 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282); Edge browser version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 165W, GPU Mode: Discrete; Windows Power Plan is set to Balanced, and Windows Power Mode set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center) is set to "Extreme Performance"; Windows 11 run with VBS enabled, Tamper Protection enabled and Defender enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T; System: MSI GE76; Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; PC BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 Home 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282); Edge browser version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 155W, GPU Mode = Discrete; Windows Power Plan is set to Balanced, and Windows Power Mode set to "Best performance"; OEM application (MSI Center) is set to "Extreme Performance"; Windows 11 run with VBS enabled, Tamper Protection enabled and Defender enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; PC BIOS version GKCN34WW; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 Home 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282); Edge browser version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, GPU Mode: Discrete; Windows Power Plan is set to Legion High Performance by OEM App (Vantage), and Windows Power Mode set to "Best performance"; OEM application (Lenovo Vantage) is set to "Performance Mode"; Windows 11 run with VBS enabled, Tamper Protection enabled and Defender enabled. The 12th Generation Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK is the world's best mobile gaming platform based on:
  • unique features, including
  • Board Memory Support
  • First to industry to enable DDR2005-4800, DDR4-3200, LPDDR5 5200, LPDDR4x-4267
  • Best in class connectivity - Wi-Fi 6E (Gig+) , Thunderbolt 4
  • Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6E : Low Latency Gameplay
  • Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6E (Gig+): Intel ® Double Connect
  • Thunderbolt™ 4: 40Gbps
  • Thunderbolt™ 4: Mandatory Certification
  • Industry-pioneering PCIE Gen 4 (best in class)
  • superior in-game benchmark mode performance of 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900HK with NVIDIA RTX 3080 GPU vs 11th Gen Intel Core i9-11980HK with same GPU and vs AMD R9-5900HX with sameGPU.
Game Titles: Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation, Assassin's Creed: Valhalla, Borderlands 3 - 1.0.21_​CL_​262935_​Borderlands_​3,Crysis Remastered, F1 2021,Far Cry New Dawn, Far Cry 6, Grand Theft Auto V, Gears 5, Hitman 3:Dartmoore(DX 12), Metro Exodus, Phantasy Star Online 2 New Gen, TheRiftbreaker, Serious Sam 4, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Sid Meier's Civilization 6: Gathering Storm (AI Benchmark), Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, Tom Clancy's The Division 2, Total War: Three Kingdoms: Dynasty Mode (500% Unit Size), Troy: A Total War Saga: Siege, Watch Dogs: Legion, War Thunder: Tank (CPU), World of Tanks (Raytracing), World War Z (Vulkan), Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, DOTA 2, League of Legends, Player Unknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), Forza Horizon 5, Mount & Blade II:Bannerlord, World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, Guardians of the Galaxy
As of December10, 2021
H Performance 12th Gen Intel Core i912900HK is up to 40% faster than prior generation. i9-12900HK Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on Intel Internal Reference platform; Memory: 2x32GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung PM9A1 - MZVL2512HCJQ-00A00; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 Enterprise 10.0.22000.282(Win11 RTM); Edge Version:90.0.818.66; Graphics card: Intel(R) Iris(R) Xe Graphics; Graphics Driver:30.0.101.1029. Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:0.043; GPU Mode: N/A; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode (Win 11 feature) set to Best performance; Power App Setting (OEM's App): N/A, VBS enabling, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T; Tested on Intel Reference platform; Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung PM9A1 - MZVL2512HCJQ-00A00; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; PC BIOS version:4303_​03_​103;OS: Microsoft Windows 11 Enterprise(OS Build 10.0.22000.100);Graphics card: Intel(R) Iris(R) Xe Graphics, Graphics driver: 30.0.100.9836; Max GFX power set to 155W, GPU Mode set to Integrated; Windows Power Plan is set to Balanced, and Windows Power Mode set to "Best performance"; Windows 11 run with VBS enabled, Tamper Protection enabled and Defender enabled. Based on superior performance of 12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900HK against Intel Core i9 11980HK, estimated based on measurements with Intel Reference Validation Platforms. The metric used is the geometric mean of an n-copySPECraterun of the C/C++ integer benchmarks in SPEC CPU 2017. Benchmark: SPEC* CPU2017 is a benchmark from the SPEC consortium (www.spec.org) that measures computer performance and throughput using compute intensive application subtests.SPECint*_​base2017 provides a comparison point as to how fast a device completes a series of single integer compute tasks.SPECint*_​rate_​base2017 provides a comparison point for throughput, or how many integer computes tasks a device can accomplish in a given amount of time. TheSPECrate® 2017 Integer andSPECrate® 2017 Floating Point suites measure the throughput or work per unit of time. As of December 10, 2021
H Performance 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900HK is the fastest mobile processor ever. i9-12900HK Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on Intel Internal Reference platform; Memory: 2x32GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung PM9A1 - MZVL2512HCJQ-00A00; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 Enterprise 10.0.22000.282(Win11 RTM); Edge Version:90.0.818.66; Graphics card: Intel(R) Iris(R) Xe Graphics; Graphics Driver:30.0.101.1029. Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:0.043; GPU Mode: N/A; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode (Win 11 feature) set to Best performance; Power App Setting (OEM's App): N/A, VBS enabling, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T; Tested on Intel Reference platform; Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung PM9A1 - MZVL2512HCJQ-00A00; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; PC BIOS version:4303_​03_​103;OS: Microsoft Windows 11 Enterprise(OS Build 10.0.22000.100);Graphics card: Intel(R) Iris(R) Xe Graphics, Graphics driver: 30.0.100.9836; Max GFX power set to 155W, GPU Mode set to Integrated; Windows Power Plan is set to Balanced, and Windows Power Mode set to "Best performance"; Windows 11 run with VBS enabled, Tamper Protection enabled and Defender enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung PM981a 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282); Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 472.19; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version GKCN44WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion Balanced, Legion Quiet (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows power plan); Power Mode (Win 11 Feature) set to Best Performance; power App Setting (OEM's App) set to Lenovo Vantage set to Balanced Quiet Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: Apple M1 Max; 10(8performance +2 efficiency); tested on MacBook Pro 16" Model A2485, Memory: LPDDR5 64GB; Storage Brand: Apple, Storage: Apple SSD SP2048R 2TB; OS: Monterey; OS Version:12.0.1; Kernel Version: Darwin 21.1.0; Graphics: Apple 32 cores integrated GPU; Resolution set to default; Screen Size: 16"; Battery Size: 100-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery; PC BIOS: N/A; GPU Mode: N/A; OS Power Plan: Preferences->Battery->Power Adaptor->energy mode is set to "High Power"; VBS: N/A; Defender: N/A: Tamper Protection: N/A Based on superior performance of 12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900HK against Intel Core i9 11980HK, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, and Apple M1 Max. Intel processor performance is estimated based on measurements with Intel Reference Validation Platforms. AMD processor performance is estimated based on measurements on a Lenovo Legion R9000K with RTX 3080. Apple M1 Max performance is estimated based on public statement made by Apple on 10/18/2021 and measurements on Apple M1 Max 16" 64GB RAM Model A2485. Best available compilers selected for all processors. Binaries compiled with ICC for Intel/AMD, binaries compiled withXcode13.1 for Apple. The metric used is the geometric mean of an n-copySPECraterun of the C/C++ integer benchmarks in SPEC CPU 2017. Benchmark: SPEC* CPU2017 is a benchmark from the SPEC consortium (www.spec.org) that measures computer performance and throughput using compute intensive application subtests.SPECint*_​base2017 provides a comparison point as to how fast a device completes a series of single integer compute tasks.SPECint*_​rate_​base2017 provides a comparison point for throughput, or how many integer computes tasks a device can accomplish in a given amount of time. TheSPECrate® 2017 Integer andSPECrate® 2017 Floating Point suites measure the throughput or work per unit of time. As of December 10, 2021
H Performance 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900HK is the highest performing mobile processor ever. i9-12900HK Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on Intel Internal Reference platform; Memory: 2x32GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung PM9A1 - MZVL2512HCJQ-00A00; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 Enterprise 10.0.22000.282(Win11 RTM); Edge Version:90.0.818.66; Graphics card: Intel(R) Iris(R) Xe Graphics; Graphics Driver:30.0.101.1029. Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:0.043; GPU Mode: N/A; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode (Win 11 feature) set to Best performance; Power App Setting (OEM's App): N/A, VBS enabling, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T; Tested on Intel Reference platform; Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung PM9A1 - MZVL2512HCJQ-00A00; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; PC BIOS version:4303_​03_​103;OS: Microsoft Windows 11 Enterprise(OS Build 10.0.22000.100);Graphics card: Intel(R) Iris(R) Xe Graphics, Graphics driver: 30.0.100.9836; Max GFX power set to 155W, GPU Mode set to Integrated; Windows Power Plan is set to Balanced, and Windows Power Mode set to "Best performance"; Windows 11 run with VBS enabled, Tamper Protection enabled and Defender enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung PM981a 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282); Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 472.19; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version GKCN44WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion Balanced, Legion Quiet (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows power plan); Power Mode (Win 11 Feature) set to Best Performance; power App Setting (OEM's App) set to Lenovo Vantage set to Balanced Quiet Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: Apple M1 Max; 10(8performance +2 efficiency); tested on MacBook Pro 16" Model A2485, Memory: LPDDR5 64GB; Storage Brand: Apple, Storage: Apple SSD SP2048R 2TB; OS: Monterey; OS Version:12.0.1; Kernel Version: Darwin 21.1.0; Graphics: Apple 32 cores integrated GPU; Resolution set to default; Screen Size: 16"; Battery Size: 100-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery; PC BIOS: N/A; GPU Mode: N/A; OS Power Plan: Preferences->Battery->Power Adaptor->energy mode is set to "High Power"; VBS: N/A; Defender: N/A: Tamper Protection: N/A Based on superior performance of 12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900HK against Intel Core i9 11980HK, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, and Apple M1 Max. Intel processor performance is estimated based on measurements with Intel Reference Validation Platforms. AMD processor performance is estimated based on measurements on a Lenovo Legion R9000K with RTX 3080. Apple M1 Max performance is estimated based on public statement made by Apple on 10/18/2021 and measurements on Apple M1 Max 16" 64GB RAM Model A2485. Best available compilers selected for all processors. Binaries compiled with ICC for Intel/AMD, binaries compiled withXcode13.1 for Apple. The metric used is the geometric mean of an n-copySPECraterun of the C/C++ integer benchmarks in SPEC CPU 2017. Benchmark: SPEC* CPU2017 is a benchmark from the SPEC consortium (www.spec.org) that measures computer performance and throughput using compute intensive application subtests.SPECint*_​base2017 provides a comparison point as to how fast a device completes a series of single integer compute tasks.SPECint*_​rate_​base2017 provides a comparison point for throughput, or how many integer computes tasks a device can accomplish in a given amount of time. TheSPECrate® 2017 Integer andSPECrate® 2017 Floating Point suites measure the throughput or work per unit of time. As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 28% more FPS on League of Legends with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by League of Legends on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 22% more FPS on Hitman 3 with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byHitman 3on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. . 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 21% more FPS on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. . 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 18% more FPS on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byMarvel's Guardians of the Galaxyon 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. . 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 18% more FPS on F1 2021 with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by F1 2021 on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. . 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 16% more FPS on Far Cry 6 with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byFar Cry 6on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. . 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 16% more FPS on Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. . 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 14% more FPS on TheRiftbreakerwith a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byTheRiftbreakeron 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. . 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 11% more FPS on Troy: A Total War Saga: Siege with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Troy: A Total War Saga: Siege on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. . 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 11% faster average turn time on Sid Meier's Civilization 6: Gathering Storm with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured bySid Meier's Civilization 6: Gathering Stormon 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. . 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 9% more FPS onCrysisRemastered with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byCrysisRemasteredon 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs.11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 9% more FPS on Watch Dogs: Legion with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Watch Dogs: Legion on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. . 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 7% more FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byShadow of the Tomb Raideron 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 7% more FPS on Forza Horizon 5 with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Forza Horizon 5 - v1.414 o n 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 5% more FPS on Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 2% more FPS on Phantasy Star Online 2 New Gen with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byPhantasy Star Online 2 New Genon 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming On par FPS on Assassin's Creed: Valhalla with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byAssassin's Creed: Valhallaon 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming On par FPS on Gears 5 with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byGears 5on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming On par FPS on Grand Theft Auto V with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byGrand Theft Autoon 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 10% faster Photo editing Performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byPugetBenchLightroom classic benchmark - Overall score on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 44% faster Video editing Performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byPugetBenchPremiere Pro v0.95.4 - (Adobe v.22.0.0) benchmark- Overall score on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 18% faster Video editing Performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byPugetBenchAfter Effects benchmark- Overall score on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 43% faster CPU Performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Blender score on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 14% faster Computer aided Design(CAD) performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byCadalystbenchmark- AutoCAD 2019 -C2015 Total Index on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 22% after digital photo and video editing performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11980HK processor, 8C16T;System:MSIGE76;Memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power set to 155W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.113; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance"; VBS enabling, Defender enabling and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Cross Mark Creativity performance sub score on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK vs. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9- 11980HK As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 66% more FPS on League of Legends with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by League of Legends on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 59% more FPS on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 50% more FPS on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 49% more FPS on Hitman 3 with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Hitman 3 on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 38% more FPS on Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 33% more FPS on Far Cry 6 with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Far Cry 6 on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 29% more FPS on F1 2021 with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by F1 2021 on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 35% more FPS on Troy: A Total War Saga: Siege with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Troy: A Total War Saga: Siege on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 30% more FPS on Watch Dogs: Legion with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Watch Dogs: Legion on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 27% more FPS on TheRiftbreakerwith a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by TheRiftbreakeron 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 25% more FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Shadow of the Tomb Raider on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 24% more FPS on Forza Horizon 5 with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Forza Horizon 5 on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 23% more FPS on Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 19% more FPS onCrysisRemastered with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byCrysisRemastered on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 15% more FPS on Gears 5 with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Gears 5 on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 11% more FPS on Grand Theft Auto V with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Grand Theft Auto V on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 9% more FPS on Phantasy Star Online 2 New Gen with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Phantasy Star Online 2 New Gen on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 9% faster average turn time on Sid Meier's Civilization 6: Gathering Storm with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Sid Meier's Civilization 6: Gathering Storm on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Gaming Up to 2% more FPS on Assassin's Creed: Valhalla with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power:165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM power application (MSI Center)set to MSI Center: "Extreme performance" ; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz; Storage: Samsung SSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:GKCN34WW. GPU Mode: Discrete; Power Plan set to Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to "Best Performance"; OEM power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to Performance Mode; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Assassin's Creed: Valhalla - v1.4.0 on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 23% faster Photo editing Performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEMdesign;Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Hybrid; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM Power Application Setting MSI Center set to "Extreme performance"; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz;Storage:SamsungSSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version GKCN34WW. GPUMode:Discrete; Power Plan = Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to " Best Performance"; OEM Power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to "Performance Mode"; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byPugetBenchLightroom classic benchmark - Overall score on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 80% faster Video editing Performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEMdesign;Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Hybrid; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM Power Application Setting MSI Center set to "Extreme performance"; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz;Storage:SamsungSSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version GKCN34WW. GPUMode:Discrete; Power Plan = Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to " Best Performance"; OEM Power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to "Performance Mode"; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Premiere Pro v0.95.4 - (Adobe v.22.0.0) benchmark- Overall score on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 28% faster Video editing Performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEMdesign;Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Hybrid; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM Power Application Setting MSI Center set to "Extreme performance"; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz;Storage:SamsungSSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version GKCN34WW. GPUMode:Discrete; Power Plan = Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to " Best Performance"; OEM Power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to "Performance Mode"; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byPugetBenchAfter Effects benchmark- Overall score on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK vs AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 8% faster Computer aided Design(CAD) performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEMdesign;Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Hybrid; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM Power Application Setting MSI Center set to "Extreme performance"; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz;Storage:SamsungSSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version GKCN34WW. GPUMode:Discrete; Power Plan = Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to " Best Performance"; OEM Power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to "Performance Mode"; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured byCadalystbenchmark- AutoCAD 2019 -C2015 Total Index on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 18% faster CPU Performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEMdesign;Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Hybrid; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM Power Application Setting MSI Center set to "Extreme performance"; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz;Storage:SamsungSSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version GKCN34WW. GPUMode:Discrete; Power Plan = Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to " Best Performance"; OEM Power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to "Performance Mode"; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Blender BMW score on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 45% faster digital photo and video editing performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEMdesign;Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Hybrid; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature) set to "Best performance"; OEM Power Application Setting MSI Center set to "Extreme performance"; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, 8C16T; tested on Lenovo Legion R9 5900HX laptop, memory: 2X 16 GB DDR4- 3200MHz;Storage:SamsungSSD980 Pro 1TB; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11 21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53;Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.14.9709; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version GKCN34WW. GPUMode:Discrete; Power Plan = Legion High Performance (the Lenovo App will overwrite Windows Balance); Power Mode(Win 11 Feature) set to " Best Performance"; OEM Power Application Setting set to Lenovo Vantage set to "Performance Mode"; VBS enabled, Defender enabled, and Tamper Protection enabled. As measured by Cross Mark Creativity performance sub score on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK vs. AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 3% faster video editing Performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEMdesign;Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11   21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Hybrid; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature): Best performance; Power App Setting( OEM's App) = MSI Center = Extreme performance; VBS = Running, Defender = Running; Tamper Protection: On Processor:   Apple   M1 Max;   10(8performance +2 efficiency); tested on    MacBook Pro 16" Model A2485, Memory: LPDDR5 64GB;   Storage Brand:   Apple, Storage:   Apple   SSD   SP2048R 2TB; OS: Monterey; OS Version:12.0.1; Kernel Version: Darwin 21.1.0; Graphics:   Apple   32 cores integrated GPU; Resolution set to default; Screen Size: 16"; Battery Size: 100-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery; PC BIOS: N/A; GPU Mode: N/A; OS Power Plan: Preferences->Battery->Power Adaptor->energy mode is set to "High Power";   VBS: N/A; Defender: N/A:   Tamper Protection: N/A   As measured by Puget Bench Premiere Pro v0.95.4 - (Adobe v.22.0.0) benchmark- Overall score on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK vs Apple M1 Max As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Up to 25% faster rendering performance with a 12 th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEMdesign;Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11   21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Hybrid; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature): Best performance; Power App Setting( OEM's App) = MSI Center = Extreme performance; VBS = Running, Defender = Running; Tamper Protection: On Processor:   Apple   M1 Max;   10(8performance +2 efficiency); tested on    MacBook Pro 16" Model A2485, Memory: LPDDR5 64GB;   Storage Brand:   Apple, Storage:   Apple   SSD   SP2048R 2TB; OS: Monterey; OS Version:12.0.1; Kernel Version: Darwin 21.1.0; Graphics:   Apple   32 cores integrated GPU; Resolution set to default; Screen Size: 16"; Battery Size: 100-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery; PC BIOS: N/A; GPU Mode: N/A; OS Power Plan: Preferences->Battery->Power Adaptor->energy mode is set to "High Power";   VBS: N/A; Defender: N/A:   Tamper Protection: N/A   As measured by Blender BMW score on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK vs Apple M1 Max As of December 10, 2021
H Content creation Up to 91% faster Computer Aided Design(CAD) performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEMdesign;Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11   21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Hybrid; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature): Best performance; Power App Setting( OEM's App) = MSI Center = Extreme performance; VBS = Running, Defender = Running; Tamper Protection: On Processor:   Apple   M1 Max;   10(8performance +2 efficiency); tested on MacBook Pro 16" Model A2485, Memory: LPDDR5 64GB;   Storage Brand:   Apple, Storage:   Apple   SSD   SP2048R 2TB; OS: Monterey; OS Version:12.0.1; Kernel Version: Darwin 21.1.0; Graphics:   Apple   32 cores integrated GPU; Resolution set to default; Screen Size: 16"; Battery Size: 100-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery; PC BIOS: N/A; GPU Mode: N/A; OS Power Plan: Preferences->Battery->Power Adaptor->energy mode is set to "High Power";   VBS: N/A; Defender: N/A:   Tamper Protection: N/A   As measured by Cadalyst benchmark- AutoCAD 2019 -C2015 Total Index on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK vs. Apple M1 Max As of December 10, 2021
H Content Creation Competitive photo and video editing performance with a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 12900HK processor Processor: 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK processor, 14C24T; tested on a pre- production OEM design; Memory: 2x16GB DDR5-4800Mhz; Storage: Samsung 980 Pro 1TB ; Display Resolution: 1920x1080; OS: Microsoft Windows 11   21H2 (OS Build 22000.282);Edge Version:v95.0.1020.53; Graphics card: NVIDIA RTX 3080, Graphics driver: 30.0.15.1073; Max GFX power = 165W, BIOS version:E17K31MS.T2A; GPU Mode: Hybrid; Power Plan = Balanced, Power Mode(Win 11 feature): Best performance; Power App Setting( OEM's App) = MSI Center = Extreme performance; VBS = Running, Defender = Running; Tamper Protection: On Processor:   Apple   M1 Max;   10(8performance +2 efficiency); tested on    MacBook Pro 16" Model A2485, Memory: LPDDR5 64GB;   Storage Brand:   Apple, Storage:   Apple   SSD   SP2048R 2TB; OS: Monterey; OS Version:12.0.1; Kernel Version: Darwin 21.1.0; Graphics:   Apple   32 cores integrated GPU; Resolution set to default; Screen Size: 16"; Battery Size: 100-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery; PC BIOS: N/A; GPU Mode: N/A; OS Power Plan: Preferences->Battery->Power Adaptor->energy mode is set to "High Power";   VBS: N/A; Defender: N/A:   Tamper Protection: N/A   As measured by CrossMark Creativity score on 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK vs. Apple M1 Max As of December 10, 2021