IntelBX8070110900K
IntelBX8070110100

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

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.6GHz, Comet Lake.
Release date: Q2 2020.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
313 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+37%
228 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
109 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+7%
102 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
138 EFps 139 EFps +1%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
142 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+20%
118 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
135 EFps +3% 131 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 14,007 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
1,997 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 62nd / 1271
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
102 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
86 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
92.8 Pts +3% 90.5 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
152 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+21%
126 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
301 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+23%
244 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
597 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+36%
440 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1154 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+74%
665 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97.9 Pts +2% 95.7 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
162 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+24%
131 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
322 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+25%
258 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
637 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+28%
497 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1264 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+83%
692 Pts
Market Share
Based on 34,400,114 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.44 % Hugely higher market share.
+214%
0.14 %
Value
Value For Money
82.1 % 110 % Much better value.
+34%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
97 % 185 % Hugely more popular.
+91%
Price
Price (score)
$615 $114 Hugely cheaper.
+81%
Age
Newest
5 Months 5 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
10 cores Hugely higher core count.
+150%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
20 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+150%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz +3% 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+23%
4.3 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
2130 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+206%
695 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1981 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+195%
671 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Comet Lake Comet Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1200 FCLGA1200
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 UHD 630
Cache
Cache
20 MB Intel® Smart Cache 6 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
5.30 GHz 4.30 GHz
Turbo Boost 3.0 Tech
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 ‡
Yes No
Thermal Solution Specification
Thermal Solution Specification
PCG 2015D PCG 2015C
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2933 DDR4-2666
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
45.8 GB/s 41.6 GB/s
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency
1.20 GHz 1.10 GHz
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Yes No
Trusted Execution Tech
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology ‡
Yes No

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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 i3-10100 is Intel’s entry level 10th generation Comet Lake processor and represents the best value for money within the line-up. This quad-core hyper-threaded 65 Watt processor ships with a cooler and is capable of 4.3 GHz single and 4.1 GHz all core boosts. Although the i3-10100 requires a new LGA1200 motherboard, Intel have guaranteed that LGA1200 will be compatible with the next generation of Rocket Lake CPUs, expected later this year. Running at stock (2666 MHz) RAM frequency handicaps performance by as much as 15% so gamers should pair the 10100 with a Z490 motherboard. This will both open an upgrade path to higher tier "K" tier CPUs and unlock higher XMP RAM speeds (here is one of the builds from our EFps test lab). When paired with an RTX 2060S, the 10100 lags just 13% behind the i9-10900K flagship. The 10100 allows budget gamers to allocate more money towards a better GPU which often results in a stronger overall gaming system. At a retail price of $122 USD, the 10100 competes against AMD’s quad-core Ryzen 3 3300X. Game EFps and effective speed benchmarks show that the 10100’s lower memory latency gives it the edge. In addition, unlike the 3300X, the 10100 also packs integrated graphics with Quick Sync hardware encoding, which alleviates the need for desktop users to purchase a separate GPU. In order to achieve better value for money, it is necessary to consider the older generation 9100F, which, when paired with a 2060S, is 39% cheaper for comparable gaming performance. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

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