IntelBX8070110900K
$488
Intel
 $488 

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

  

Release date ≈ Q3 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 3,400 user samples
3,399 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 96% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 96% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 1st / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 112%
UFO
1 User Benchmark
Best Bench: 82% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 82%
SPEED RANK: 112th / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
103 % Faster effective speed.
+26%
81.7 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
93.2 Pts +3% 90.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
153 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+50%
102 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
304 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+48%
206 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
601 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+52%
396 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1161 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+111%
549 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97.8 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+8%
90.7 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
162 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+59%
102 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
323 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+57%
206 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
641 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+62%
396 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1258 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+129%
549 Pts
Market Share
Based on 31,454,990 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
90 % Much more popular.
+80%
50 %
Age
Newest
3 Months Hugely more recent.
+86%
22+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
2124 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+277%
564 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1982 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+251%
564 Pts
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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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