12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors

Datasheet, Volume 1 of 2

ID 655258
Date 08/08/2022
Document Table of Contents

Integrated Audio

  • HDMI* and DisplayPort interfaces can carry audio along with video.
  • The processor supports three High Definition audio streams on four digital ports simultaneously (the DMA controllers are in PCH).
  • The integrated audio processing (DSP) is performed by the PCH and delivered to the processor using the AUDIO_​SDI and AUDIO_​CLK inputs pins.
  • The AUDIO_​SDO output pin is used to carry responses back to the PCH.
  • Supports only the internal HDMI and DP CODECs.

Processor Supported Audio Formats over HDMI* and DisplayPort*

Audio Formats

HDMI*

DisplayPort*

AC-3 Dolby* Digital

Yes

Yes

Dolby* Digital Plus

Yes

Yes

DTS-HD*

Yes

Yes

LPCM, 192 kHz/24 bit, 6 Channel

Yes

Yes

Dolby* TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio*

(Lossless Blu-Ray Disc* Audio Format)

Yes

Yes

The processor will continue to support Silent stream. A Silent stream is an integrated audio feature that enables short audio streams, such as system events to be heard over the HDMI* and DisplayPort* monitors. The processor supports silent streams over the HDMI and DisplayPort interfaces at 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz, 176.4 kHz, and 192 kHz sampling rates and silent multi-stream support.