The price of the Intel Core i9-12900KS has finally been revealed in a leaked retail listing.

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According to a newly leaked retail listing, further information regarding the future Intel Core i9-12900KS processor, which will be a special edition version of the Alder Lake flagship, has been revealed.

This comes from two unreported listings obtained by Twitter user @momomo us, which can be accessed by Googling for the product code: “BX8071512900KS.” However, @momomo us has a very good track record when it comes to CPU leaks, so it’s not apparent which shop these listings have been lifted from. To be on the safe side, take this with a grain of salt.

According to the listings, the Intel Core i9-12900KS will have a basic power of 150W, which is a 25W increase over the standard variant of the processor. In addition, the CPU will have a maximum turbo speed of 5.5 GHz.

Pricing is quoted between $780 (about £577 / AU$1,095) and $792 (approximately £586 / AU$1,112), which is much more than the original MSRP of $780. Due to the fact that Intel has not disclosed pricing information to merchants – assuming that the listings are legitimate to begin with – this is most likely a placeholder price.

The Intel Core i9-12900KS processor was first announced at CES 2022, however there has been no further information released since then. The fact that the Intel Core i9-12900K, the base version of this CPU, is significantly quicker than the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X should come as no surprise given the company’s desire to offer a special edition version of it to commemorate the company’s recent success.

After all, Team Blue performed the exact same thing with the Intel Core i9-9900KS processor back in January of this year.

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