IntelBX80684I39100F
IntelBX8070110900K

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q2 2019.

10 Cores, 20 Threads @3.7GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
232 EFps 313 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+35%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
105 EFps 109 EFps +4%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
137 EFps 138 EFps +1%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
117 EFps 142 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+21%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
127 EFps 135 EFps Slightly Better Fortnite EFps.
+6%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 90,873 user samples
60,677 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 67% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 113th / 1275
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
30,196 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 96% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 96% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 1st / 1275
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
80.8 % 102 % Faster effective speed.
+26%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87 Pts 92.5 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+6%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts 152 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+28%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
233 Pts 302 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+30%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
430 Pts 597 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+39%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
436 Pts 1153 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+164%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.1 Pts 97.8 Pts +4%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
128 Pts 162 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+27%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
253 Pts 322 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+27%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
483 Pts 636 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+32%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
484 Pts 1259 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+160%
Market Share
Based on 38,721,092 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.48 % 0.53 % Higher market share.
+10%
Value
Value For Money
109 % Better value.
+26%
86.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
85 % Much more popular.
+35%
63 %
Price
Price (score)
$94 Hugely cheaper.
+82%
$515
Age
Newest
21 Months 8 Months Much more recent.
+62%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 10 cores Hugely higher core count.
+150%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 20 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+400%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.7 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 5.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+26%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
489 Pts 2122 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+334%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
440 Pts 1980 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+350%
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Comet Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 FCLGA1200
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'19 Q2'20
Cache
Cache
6 MB SmartCache 20 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
4.20 GHz 5.30 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI3 8 GT/s
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015C (65W) PCG 2015D
Max Memory Size
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
64 GB 128 GB
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2400 DDR4-2933
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
37.5 GB/s 45.8 GB/s
ECC Memory Supported
ECC Memory Supported ‡
Yes No
Turbo Boost Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology ‡
2.0 2
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
No Yes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
No Yes
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
No Yes
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Revision
3.0 3

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Intel’s Core i3-9100F is a quad-core 9th generation Coffee Lake desktop processor. It features base / boost clocks of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz, 6 MB of cache, a 65W TDP and it ships with a cooler. Gamers should pair the 9100F with a Z390 motherboard and unlock higher XMP RAM speeds. This will deliver up to a 15% fps boost which is well worth it considering that many Z390 boards are available for around $100 USD (here is one of the builds from our EFps test lab). The 9100F has great single core performance coupled with a strong memory sub system. This enables it to deliver excellent all round performance, easily holding its own against far pricier CPUs for the majority of use cases. The heavily hyped 12 threaded 6 core Ryzen 3600, paired with a 2060S, barely pulls ahead in any of the top five games. [Oct '19 CPUPro]

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Intel’s Comet Lake flagship, the i9-10900K, is the fastest gaming and desktop CPU currently available. This ten-core hyperthreaded processor can easily be overclocked so that all twenty threads run at an eye-watering 5.2 GHz. Whilst its stellar performance is second to none, it comes with a premium price tag of $488 USD. The 10900K also requires a new (Z490) LGA1200 motherboard, which Intel has indicated will remain compatible with Rocket Lake CPUs which are due later this year. Whilst AMD’s competing $420 USD Ryzen 3900X and $675 USD Ryzen 3950X do have a greater number of cores, their lower clock speeds and higher memory latency handicap them in non-rendering use cases. Overall, the 10900K has a 16% effective speed advantage over both the 3900X and 3950X. Users that do a lot of rendering should investigate dedicated hardware encoders such as NVENC and Quick Sync as these are far more efficient than CPU based rendering. Comparing the 10900K and 10700K shows that, when paired with a 2060S, the 10700K offers comparable gaming performance for 20% less money. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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