The Intel Core i3-12100F 3.3 GHz Quad-Core LGA 1700 Processor is built using the Alder Lake architecture with the Intel 7 process, this 12th generation 3.3 GHz desktop processor's four Performance-cores support up to 8 threads and provide the speed for applications and games. Additionally, this processor has a 4.3 GHz Boost 2.0 frequency with 12MB of cache for fast and reliable performance. The Core i3-12100F also includes support for PCI Express 5.0 and dual-channel DDR5 memory at 4800 MHz to help run and multitask a variety of applications. The Core i3-12100F does not include integrated graphics, meaning that users will need to purchase a separate dedicated graphics card. An Intel Laminar RM1 thermal solution is included.