To test the performance of a system based on Core i5-12600K, i7-12700K, i9-12900K, experts launched each configuration in eight game projects. Selected games: Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, Call of Duty: Warzone, Microsoft Flight Simulator, F1 2021, Far Cry 6, Fortnite, Cyberpunk 2077, Watch Dogs: Legion.
V Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord leads in performance i9-12900K with 193-201 fps on average. At the same time, the average values of i7-12700K and i5-12600K are 185-194 fps and 167-175 fps, respectively. In rare events, the i7-12700K and i9-12900K frame rate drops to 94-95 fps.
With ultra graphics Call of Duty: Warzone goes to i5-12600K, i7-12700K, i9-12900K with a gap between them of about 5-10 frames: 175-182 fps, 180-191 fps, 186-202 fps on average, respectively.
Quite similar results in terms of frame rate are obtained in Microsoft Flight Simulator… The i5-12600K has an average of 73-75 fps, the i7-12700K – 78-79 fps, the i9-12900K – 81-82 fps. In rare events, the values decrease to 54 fps, 55 fps, and 57 fps, respectively.
V F1 2021 the gap between the i5-12600K and the rest of the processors is noticeable, but not so much between the i7-12700K and i9-12900K. So, the average performance here is 296-300 fps, 329-333 fps and 333-337 fps, respectively.