Intel
IntelBX8070110900K
  

8 Cores, 16 Threads @2.30 GHz, 45 W.
Release date ≈ Q2 2020.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 91,024 user samples
24,787 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 97% Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 2.3 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 97%
SPEED RANK: 99th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
66,237 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 94% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.95 GHz (avg)
Poor: 94% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 10th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
84.4 % 102 % Faster effective speed.
+20%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.9 Pts 92.4 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+5%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts 152 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+23%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
238 Pts 301 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+26%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
436 Pts 594 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+36%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
739 Pts 1147 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+55%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
94.9 Pts 98 Pts +3%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
147 Pts 162 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
285 Pts 320 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+12%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
546 Pts 634 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+16%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
977 Pts 1258 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+29%
Market Share
Based on 46,503,225 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.21 % 0.42 % Hugely higher market share.
+100%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 66 % More popular.
+22%
Age
Newest
17+ Months 16 Months Slightly more recent.
+6%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1382 Pts 2130 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+54%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1035 Pts 1981 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+91%
Cache
Cache
16 MB Intel® Smart Cache 20 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
5.10 GHz 5.30 GHz
Processor Graphics
Processor Graphics ‡
Intel® UHD Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 630
Package Size
Package Size
42mm x 28mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm

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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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