IntelBX8070110100
IntelBX8070110600K

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

6 Cores, 12 Threads @4.1GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
228 EFps 284 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+25%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
102 EFps 106 EFps +4%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
139 EFps 139 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
118 EFps 139 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+18%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
131 EFps 139 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+6%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 8,780 user samples
1,997 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 62nd / 1271
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
6,783 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 88% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 88% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 14th / 1271
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
86 % 96.4 % Faster effective speed.
+12%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
90.5 Pts 92.4 Pts +2%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts 142 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+13%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
244 Pts 280 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+15%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
440 Pts 539 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+22%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
665 Pts 883 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+33%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
95.7 Pts 97.4 Pts +2%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts 155 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+18%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
258 Pts 308 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+19%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
497 Pts 605 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+22%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
692 Pts 992 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+43%
Market Share
Based on 34,399,051 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % 0.32 % Hugely higher market share.
+129%
Value
Value For Money
110 % Better value.
+12%
98.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
185 % 211 % More popular.
+14%
Price
Price (score)
$114 Much cheaper.
+56%
$260
Age
Newest
5 Months 5 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 4.1 GHz Faster base frequency.
+14%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 4.8 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+12%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
695 Pts 1244 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+79%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
671 Pts 1124 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+68%
Series
CPU Architecture
Comet Lake Comet Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1200 FCLGA1200
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 UHD 630
Cache
Cache
6 MB Intel® Smart Cache 12 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
4.30 GHz 4.80 GHz
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015C PCG 2015D
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.10 GHz 1.20 GHz
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes

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The i3-10100 is Intel’s entry level 10th generation Comet Lake processor and represents the best value for money within the line-up. This quad-core hyper-threaded 65 Watt processor ships with a cooler and is capable of 4.3 GHz single and 4.1 GHz all core boosts. Although the i3-10100 requires a new LGA1200 motherboard, Intel have guaranteed that LGA1200 will be compatible with the next generation of Rocket Lake CPUs, expected later this year. Running at stock (2666 MHz) RAM frequency handicaps performance by as much as 15% so gamers should pair the 10100 with a Z490 motherboard. This will both open an upgrade path to higher tier "K" tier CPUs and unlock higher XMP RAM speeds (here is one of the builds from our EFps test lab). When paired with an RTX 2060S, the 10100 lags just 13% behind the i9-10900K flagship. The 10100 allows budget gamers to allocate more money towards a better GPU which often results in a stronger overall gaming system. At a retail price of $122 USD, the 10100 competes against AMD’s quad-core Ryzen 3 3300X. Game EFps and effective speed benchmarks show that the 10100’s lower memory latency gives it the edge. In addition, unlike the 3300X, the 10100 also packs integrated graphics with Quick Sync hardware encoding, which alleviates the need for desktop users to purchase a separate GPU. In order to achieve better value for money, it is necessary to consider the older generation 9100F, which, when paired with a 2060S, is 39% cheaper for comparable gaming performance. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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Intel’s tenth gen, six-core i5-10600K is one of the fastest consumer CPUs currently available. Out of the box, its maximum all core frequency is 4.5 GHz, but a simple overclock allows all 12 threads to hit 5.0 GHz. Although a new Z490 (LGA1200) motherboard is required, Intel have indicated that LGA1200 will remain compatible with Rocket Lake CPUs which are due later this year. The eight-core Ryzen 3700X currently competes in the 10600K’s price bracket. CPU based encoding is akin to using hair clippers on a lawn but If dedicated hardware such as NVENC or QuickSync is not an option, the 3700X can outperform the 10600K in encoding workloads such as UserBenchmark 64-core, Cinebench, Blender-CPU and Handbrake-CPU. Meanwhile, the 10600K is better for almost everything else. Currently, the real problem with the 10600K, and much of the Comet Lake line up, is availability. Whilst there was a paper launch in Q2 2020, at the time of writing, the 10600K is still largely unavailable for purchase. In order to achieve better value for money, without compromising on gaming performance, it is necessary to consider the older generation 9600K which is 26% cheaper and offers similar gaming performance. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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