Introducing Intel

Manufacturer of advanced processors,
storage & more

Intel Consumer Products

Founded in 1968, Intel has grown into a market leader in advanced processors, SSD storage and networking products. It's innovative Core CPUs are widely used in home and gaming PCs, alongside SSD storage. Scan works closely with Intel to offer the complete range of products and Intel is also heavily used in our award-winning 3XS Systems.

Want to learn more about which Intel product is right for you? Take a look at the Intel product range to discover everything you need to know to make the perfect purchasing decision about your next upgrade or new system.

Intel® Core™ 12th Gen

Get MONSTER HUNTER RISE and more when you purchase a qualifying 12th Gen Intel® Core™ powered device.

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Intel® Core™ 12th Gen

Tuned for gameplay

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12TH Gen Intel® Core™
Powered Laptops

Built for the next generation of gaming

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What is an Intel Desktop Processor or CPU?

Serving as the brain of any PC, the Central Processing Unit, or the CPU, is one of the most important components to consider when buying or building a new desktop PC. Intel has a very wide range of CPUs for desktops and workstations for every budget.

The Intel CPU Range Explained

The latest 12th generation Intel Core processors are based on the Alder Lake architecture. This has a hybrid design with a mixture of high performance P-cores and efficient E-cores, providing outstanding performance in both games, content creation applications and when multitasking.



Intel’s new performance hybrid architecture integrates two core families, performance-cores and efficient-cores, into a single CPU, keeping everything in your gaming universe running smoothly.



Support for PCIe Gen 5 and DDR5 for high-performance components like memory and graphics.



Advanced, built-in artificial intelligence (AI) introduces new capabilities and works in tandem with the applications you rely on every day to optimise the speed and flow of tasks, making it easier to get things done.



Intel Wi-Fi 6/6E (Gig+) delivers nearly 3X faster speeds for exceptional wireless experiences. It’s the biggest innovation in Wi-Fi technology in 20 years. Thunderbolt 4 provides a single, universal port for charging and connecting accessories.

Intel 12th Gen Performance Benchmarks

Cinebench R20

Cinebench renders on all available threads, so generally favours CPUs with lots of cores and threads. This shows the benefits of Intel’s hybrid architecture, as when the P-cores and E-cores are working together in tandem they deliver unbeatable performance.


Conter-Strike: Global Offansive

We also benchmarked the veteran, but still extremely popular online shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, seeing a 9% difference compared to previous gen Intel CPUs.


Power Usage (Watts)

While pretty much all the processors consume a similar amount of power when idle, the peak power when gaming tells a very different story. The new 12th gen CPUs are much more power efficient than 11th gen Intel Core CPUs.


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Why buy Intel products from Scan?

Scan and Intel have been close partners for many years. It’s this relationship that has allowed us to bring you the very best prices, knowledge, service and support you would expect when buying a Intel product from Scan.


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