IntelBX8070110900K
AMD100-100000071BOX

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
313 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+34%
233 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
109 EFps +4% 105 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
138 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+6%
130 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
142 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+15%
124 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
135 EFps 141 EFps +4%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 337,412 user samples
12,010 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 95% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 95% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 2nd / 1271
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
325,402 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 78% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 78% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 54th / 1271
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
102 % Faster effective speed.
+17%
87.1 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
92.8 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
79 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+13%
135 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
301 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+12%
268 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
597 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+17%
510 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1154 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+26%
918 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97.9 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+11%
88.2 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
162 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+14%
142 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
322 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+15%
281 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
637 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+16%
550 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1264 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+25%
1011 Pts
Market Share
Based on 34,398,277 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.44 % 3.07 % Hugely higher market share.
+598%
Value
Value For Money
82.1 % 86.6 % Slightly better value.
+6%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
97 % 176 % Hugely more popular.
+81%
Price
Price (score)
$615 $284 Much cheaper.
+54%
Age
Newest
5 Months Much more recent.
+67%
15 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
10 cores Higher core count.
+25%
8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
20 threads Higher thread count.
+25%
16 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz +3% 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+20%
4.4 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
2130 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+41%
1509 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1981 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+40%
1413 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Comet Lake Zen2
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1200 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 None
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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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The 3700X is a $320 USD 8-core, 16-thread mid-range Ryzen 3000 series CPU. Out of the box, the 3700X, 3600X and 3600 achieve similar quad core speeds but the 16 threaded 3700X is 30% faster at multi-core computations than the 12 threaded 3600X. Comparing the 3700X to Intel’s i7-9700K shows that, when overclocked, the 3700X is 26% faster at 64-core computations but 13% slower for gaming and desktop (sub eight core performance). Unlike lower end Ryzen 3000 SKUs, the 3700X comes with a half decent cooler but AMD should not have bothered since a $20 aftermarket cooler is still quieter, easier to change, and better at cooling. With a Gammaxx 400 cooler we were able to maintain a 43.25x OC during our EFps tests. We had to use a fixed clock OC (rather than Offset/PBO) to avoid significant frame drops in Fortnite. With strong single-core scores, the 3700X should offer very strong gaming performance but in reality it is let down by its memory controller, which, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency. The heavily hyped 3700X, paired with a 2060S, offers real world gaming performance comparable to the $80 USD entry level 4-core, 4-thread Intel Core i3-9100F. At $320 USD, the 3700X offers reasonable value to full time media encoders but general desktop users, gamers and even streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. The 3700X severely bottlenecks a 2070S: gamers should investigate the 9600K, which is both cheaper and faster[Jul '19 CPUPro]

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