IntelBX8070811900K
AMD100-100000061WOF

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.5GHz, Rocket Lake.
Release date: Q1 2021.

12 Cores, 24 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen3.
Release date: Q4 2020.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
306 EFps 318 EFps +4%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
109 EFps +1% 108 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
146 EFps +3% 142 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
147 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+11%
133 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
136 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+12%
121 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 114,613 user samples
14,583 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 114% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 94% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 94% Great: 114%
SPEED RANK: 8th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
100,030 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 5.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 90% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 2.25 GHz (avg)
Poor: 90% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 12th / 1323
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
105 % +2% 102 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
87.8 Pts +0% 87.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
178 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+9%
163 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
344 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+6%
324 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
650 Pts +4% 624 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1163 Pts 1195 Pts +3%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
96 Pts +1% 95.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
187 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+7%
174 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
373 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+8%
345 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
715 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+7%
671 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1325 Pts +2% 1300 Pts
Market Share
Based on 48,527,831 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.4 % 1.49 % Hugely higher market share.
+272%
Value
Value For Money
92.8 % Slightly better value.
+8%
85.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
74 % +4% 71 %
Price
Price (score)
$430 Cheaper.
+18%
$524
Age
Newest
8 Months Much more recent.
+38%
13 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 105 Watts More energy efficient.
+16%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 12 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads 24 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 3.7 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+10%
4.8 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1840 Pts 2624 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+43%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1710 Pts 2426 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+42%
Series
CPU Architecture
Rocket Lake Zen3
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1200 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 750 None
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The i9-11900K is the fastest CPU in Intel’s 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S lineup which brings higher IPC (early samples indicate +19%) and 50% stronger integrated graphics. There are also 500 series chipset improvements including: 20 PCIe4 CPU lanes (up from 16) and USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20 Gbps up from 10 Gbps). Rocket Lake’s IPC uplift translates to around a 10% faster Effective Speed than both Intel's 10th Gen and AMD’s 5000 series. Despite Intel’s performance lead, AMD continues to outsell Intel. Given the scale of Intel's operation, it’s inexplicable that their marketing remains so neglected. Little effort is made to counter widespread disinformation such as: “it uses too much electricity” or the classic: “it needs more cores”. Intel’s marketing samples are routinely distributed to reviewers that appear better incentivized to bury Intel's products rather than review them. Not enabling XMP or only testing with BIOS power limits enabled is akin to leaving the handbrake on during a race. Mind-numbing “scientific” and rendering benchmarks are presented as gospel. Different games, mostly unplayed by real users, are cherry picked for each “review”. When it's convenient, canned game benchmarks are chosen such as Ulletical’s CSGO which runs at nearly double the in-game fps. Credible benchmark data, which necessarily includes replicable video footage from popular games, is the exception rather than the rule. At every release, AMD’s marketers coordinate narratives to ensure another feast of blue blubber. Nonetheless, towards the end of 2021, Intel’s Golden Cove is due to offer an additional 20-30% performance increase. At that time, with a net 30-40% performance lead, Intel will probably regain significant market share despite AMD's class-leading marketing. In the meantime, most PC gamers need look no further than the 11400F. [Mar '21 CPUPro]

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The Ryzen 9 5900X is second in AMD’s line-up of new Zen 3 CPUs. The 12-core hyper-threaded processor has base/boost clock speeds of 3.7/4.8 GHz, a 70 MB cache and a TDP of 105W. The 5900X took center stage in the 5000 series launch presentation where AMD gunned for Intel’s “best gaming CPU” crown. They showed the 5900X as being 26% better for gaming than the previous generation’s Ryzen 9 3900XT, attributing this to the new architecture’s faster single core speeds and lower latency. AMD also stated that the 5900X achieves, on average, 6.8% faster gaming performance than Intel’s 10-core i9-10900K. The details around AMD’s testing were not disclosed but it is safe to assume that 6.8% is the highest average lead that AMD are willing to stand by. Our benchmarks show that the 5900X’s slightly faster cores and the 10900K’s slightly lower memory latency balance out to yield similar performance. Whilst presenting their figures, AMD admitted that their 3000 series CPUs were far from “best for gaming” and conceded that the 10900K is approximately 19% faster than the 3900XT (our effective speed marks the gap at just 14%). Despite this clear performance deficiency, AMD supported 3000 series sales with an aggressive and successful marketing campaign to easily outsell Intel over the last 12 months. Given the real performance uplift observed in the 5000 series, and the absence of any meaningful marketing from Intel, we expect CPU sales to shift even further in AMD’s favour. Gamers that do not wish to pay “marketing fees” should investigate Intel’s $175 USD 11400F, the saved $660 USD would be far better spent on a higher tier GPU. [Nov '20 CPUPro]

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