IntelBX8070110600K
IntelBX8070110900K

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

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

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
284 EFps 313 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+10%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
106 EFps 109 EFps +3%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
139 EFps +1% 138 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
139 EFps 142 EFps +2%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
139 EFps +3% 135 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 63,343 user samples
26,343 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% Base clock 4.1 GHz
Worst Bench: 88% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 88% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 1288
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
37,000 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 95% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 95% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 2nd / 1288
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
96.3 % 102 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+6%
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AMD Ryzen 5 5800X Review
BFV 0%, SotTR 0% 3 % FarC5 12%, Rage2 2%, Witcher3 0%, Civ6 4%, ACO 1%, MetroEx 1%, Sekiro 5%, Wolf2 2%
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8 % FarC5 10%, OverW 0%, SotTR 14%, RDR2 0%, StarWJFO 10%, CSGO 13%, R6S 4%
07 Dec20|KitGuru
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Zen 3 CPU Review
8 % OC GTAV 11% OC, SotTR 17% OC, RDR2 2% OC, F120 7% OC, MetroEx 5% OC, Divis2 4% OC
07 Dec20|KitGuru
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Zen 3 CPU Review
10 % GTAV 15%, SotTR 20%, RDR2 4%, F120 9%, MetroEx 6%, Divis2 6%
05 Nov20|Anandtech
AMD Zen 3 Ryzen Deep Dive Review: ...
9 % FarC5 15%, StrangeB 1%, Bord3 6%, GTAV 8%, Civ6 18%, FinFant15 12%, Chernob 6%, DExMD 0%, FinFant14 7%, F119 13%, RDR2 4%, GearsT 16%, WoT 15%
06 Nov20|Gamers Nexus
Friendly Fire: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X C...
10 % OC GTAV 8% OC, RDR2 6% OC, TWarTKC 6% OC, F120 16% OC, TWarTKB 9% OC, ACO 15% OC
06 Nov20|Gamers Nexus
Friendly Fire: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X C...
13 % SotTR 16%, GTAV 15%, RDR2 7%, TWarTKC 8%, F120 21%, TWarTKB 6%, ACO 19%
28 May20|Gamers Nexus
Best CPUs of 2020 So Far (Gaming, ...
5 % OC SotTR 7% OC, F119 8% OC, TWarTKC 4% OC, Divis2 0% OC
28 May20|Gamers Nexus
Best CPUs of 2020 So Far (Gaming, ...
7 % Hitm2 10%, SotTR 10%, F119 7%, RDR2 7%, TWarTKC 7%, Divis2 0%
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Remember this day… - AMD Ryzen 500...
11 % GTAV 6%, SotTR 9%, MSFS20 4%, CSGO 20%, F120 15%
26 Dec20|Tom's Hardware
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X Review: The Pric...
9 % OC Hitm2 7% OC, FarC5 10% OC, Bord3 2% OC, ProjC3 15% OC, SotTR 17% OC, RDR2 8% OC, Divis2 6% OC
26 Dec20|Tom's Hardware
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X Review: The Pric...
14 % Hitm2 9%, FarC5 20%, Bord3 4%, ProjC3 22%, SotTR 18%, RDR2 11%, Divis2 16%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
93.1 Pts +1% 92 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts 153 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+8%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
278 Pts 303 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+9%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
535 Pts 599 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+12%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
878 Pts 1156 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+32%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97.1 Pts 97.4 Pts +0%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
155 Pts 162 Pts +5%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
309 Pts 322 Pts +4%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
600 Pts 635 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+6%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
979 Pts 1253 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+28%
Market Share
Based on 40,524,089 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.64 % 1.09 % Much higher market share.
+70%
Value
Value For Money
102 % Better value.
+16%
88.3 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
99 % Much more popular.
+52%
65 %
Price
Price (score)
$224 Much cheaper.
+52%
$468
Age
Newest
10 Months 10 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 10 cores Much higher core count.
+67%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads 20 threads Much higher thread count.
+67%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.1 GHz Faster base frequency.
+11%
3.7 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.8 GHz 5.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+10%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1232 Pts 2126 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+73%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1114 Pts 1992 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+79%
Series
CPU Architecture
Comet Lake Comet Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1200 FCLGA1200
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 UHD 630
Cache
Cache
12 MB Intel® Smart Cache 20 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
4.80 GHz 5.30 GHz
Turbo Boost 3.0 Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 ‡
No Yes
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2666 DDR4-2933
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
41.6 GB/s 45.8 GB/s

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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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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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