12TH Gen Intel® Core™ Powered Laptops

Built for the next generation of gaming


Game changing performance

With high clock speeds and more cores and threads in a groundbreaking new architecture, you’ll be able to push your gameplay to new heights while secondary apps run seamlessly in the background.

Up to 5.0GHz Max Clock Speed

Up to 14 Cores

Up to 6 performance-cores
Up to 8 efficient-cores

Up to 20 Threads

Up to 12 performance-cores
Up to 8 efficient-cores

Available unlocked and overclockable

Intel 12th Gen Laptops Range

Intel Core i5

12th Gen Intel Core i5 Laptops

Up to 4.5GHz Max Clock Speed
12 Cores (4 Performance Cores)
(8 Efficient Cores)
16 Threads (8 on Performance Cores)
(8 on Efficient Cores)

Intel Core i5

12th Gen Intel Core i7 Laptops

Up to 4.8GHz Max Clock Speed
14 Cores (6 Performance Cores)
(8 Efficient Cores)
20 Threads (12 on Performance Cores)
(8 on Efficient Cores)

Intel Core i7

12th Gen Intel Core i9 Laptops

Up to 5.0GHz Max Clock Speed
14 Cores (6 Performance Cores)
(8 Efficient Cores)
20 Threads (12 on Performance Cores)
(8 on Efficient Cores)


Still undecided? Read our in-depth buyers guide to find the perfect Gaming Laptop for you

Divide and conquer

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

Intel® Thread Director

Prioritizes and manages workloads, sending tasks to the best core for the job.¹


P-cores are built for performance across single and lightly-threaded workloads, enhancing activities like gaming and productivity.


E-cores are optimized for multi-threaded performance, minimizing interruptions from secondary tasks.

Taking Laptop Gaming to the Next Level

12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors are designed to deliver the high-performance gameplay you never thought was possible on a laptop.

Intel Core

Ready for what’s next

Support for DDR5 enables next-level speed and performance.

Set-up Anywhere

Easily connect to peripherals and multiple 4K monitors with support for Thunderbolt™ 4 technology.

Competition Ready Wireless

Support for Intel® Killer™ Wi-Fi 6/6e technology for gaming with less lag and latency.

Play the latest AAA games without compromise. Laptop gaming has just become serious. If you’re a competitive esports player or want to enjoy an immersive single-player experience, our Intel 12th Gen Laptops can deliver serious performance for serious gaming needs. Play games like:


Call of Duty Warzone

God of War


Assassins Creed Valhalla

1. On performance cores. Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.

2. Unlocked features are present with select chipsets and processor combinations. Altering clock frequency or voltage may void any product warranties and reduce stability, security, performance, and life of the processor and other components. Check with system and component manufacturers for details.

3. Not available on certain 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors. Performance hybrid architecture combines two new core microarchitectures, Performance-cores (P-cores) and Efficient-cores (E-cores), on a single processor die. Select 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (certain 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processors and lower) do not support performance hybrid architecture, only P-cores.

4. On select SKUs only; requires OS enablement. Built into the hardware, Intel® Thread Director is provided only in performance hybrid architecture configurations of 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processors; OS enablement is required. Available features and functionality vary by OS.

5. Visit intel.com/performanceindex (connectivity) for more details.

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