IntelBX8070110900K
AMD100-100000023BOX

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

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 136,323 user samples
8,644 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 107% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 95% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 95% Great: 107%
SPEED RANK: 1st / 1265
Gaming
Gaming 102%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 111%
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127,679 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 96% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 81% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Poor: 81% Great: 96%
SPEED RANK: 38th / 1265
Gaming
Gaming 89%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 103%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
102 % Faster effective speed.
+15%
89.1 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
92.6 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
79.2 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
153 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+12%
136 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
302 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+11%
271 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
598 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+13%
529 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1158 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+12%
1031 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97.7 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+10%
89 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
162 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+12%
144 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
321 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+12%
286 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
634 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+13%
561 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1255 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+15%
1095 Pts
Market Share
Based on 33,494,591 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.34 % 1.52 % Hugely higher market share.
+347%
Value
Value For Money
80.2 % +2% 79 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
99 % 129 % Much more popular.
+30%
Price
Price (score)
$669 $430 Much cheaper.
+36%
Age
Newest
4 Months Much more recent.
+71%
14 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 105 Watts More energy efficient.
+16%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
10 cores 12 cores Higher core count.
+20%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
20 threads 24 threads Higher thread count.
+20%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz 3.8 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+15%
4.6 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
2122 Pts 2257 Pts Slightly faster OC 64-core speed.
+6%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1994 Pts 2115 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+6%
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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Early Q3 of 2019 welcomes the Ryzen 9 3900X, AMD’s current top of the range, third generation Ryzen flagship which raises the bar for 64-core processing on desktop CPUs. This is AMD’s first Ryzen 9 processor and it is a 12-core, 24-thread CPU based on their latest 7nm Zen 2 microarchitecture. The 3900X has a boost/base clock of 3.8/4.6 GHz, 64 MB of L3 cache (double the L3 on the rest of 3000 series), support for 3200 MHz DDR4 system memory and a TDP of 105W. All this, plus a Wraith Prism cooler, at a very reasonable launch price of $499 USD. By comparison, Intel’s 8-core, 16 thread i9-9900K is available for $479 USD (and requires a cooler: $30+ USD). Benchmarks illustrate that the overclocked 3900X leads by a whopping 41% for 64-core processing but that the 9900K maintains a 10% lead for gaming, desktop and other sub octa-core tasks. The 3900 memory controller is significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations and shows a better write throughput than the lower spec 3000 models, but it still shows relatively high latency which adversely impacts gaming. In terms of 64-core performance at this price point, there is no threat from Intel. The only real competitor is the upcoming (Q4, 2019) 16-core, 32-thread 3950X ($749 USD). The Ryzen 9 3900X is compatible with the new PCIe 4.0 enabled X570 motherboard via an AM4 socket, as well as 400 and 300 series motherboards. [Jul '19 CPUPro]

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