Average Bench: 95% (37th of 1316)

Based on 40,542 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000A0654, BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-10700 CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 85%Average: 95% Great: 101%
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i7-10700 averaged just 4.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-10700 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 141Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 278Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-10700 is just 16.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-10700 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 91Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 961Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 40,542 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.6 Memory 91 96
126 1-Core 141 147
248 2-Core 278 291
96.1% 170 Pts
Min Avg Max
438 4-Core 531 576
755 8-Core 961 1,130
93.2% 746 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,071 64-Core 1,386 1,550
93% 1,386 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.7
1-Core 143
2-Core 264
97% 168 Pts
4-Core 530
8-Core 972
94% 751 Pts
64-Core 1,525
102% 1,525 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.1
1-Core 142
2-Core 279
96% 170 Pts
4-Core 544
8-Core 1,021
97% 782 Pts
64-Core 1,527
102% 1,527 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 142
2-Core 283
95% 170 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 861
89% 701 Pts
64-Core 1,300
87% 1,300 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.4
1-Core 145
2-Core 288
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 1,040
92% 759 Pts
64-Core 1,542
104% 1,542 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.2
1-Core 125
2-Core 284
93% 167 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 958
87% 713 Pts
64-Core 1,531
103% 1,531 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,063,425 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $323 @ launch in May '20
AmazonUS $35319 mins
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Typical Core i7-10700 Builds (Compare 4,705 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
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System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $633

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-10700 Processor
Launch DateQ2'20
Processor Numberi7-10700
# of Cores8
# of Threads16
Cache16 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed2.90 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.80 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.20 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2933
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth45.8 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Turbo Boost 3.0 TechYes
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)Yes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1200

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

10th generation Comet Lake processor...

Added 14 months ago.

Good

8 days ago.

11400F+3060Ti: Game over AMD, at least until Zen4 and RDNA 3 …


Good

4 days ago.

This Cpu runs at very high speeds and doesn't slow down. It is a great Cpu for gaming and is alike to the i9 9900k.


Good

22 days ago.

It's future proof and powerful as the legendary i9 9900k


Good

8 months ago.

I liek cuz i can cook food on it


Good

4 months ago.

works great with every game i own


Excellent

14 months ago.

same as i9 9900


Excellent

14 months ago.

Based on specifications, this CPU is more inline with i9-9900 but lacking some features such as Thermal Velocity Boost, has lower base clock and boost clock. Also this CPU is currently ~$100 cheaper than i9-9900 which makes this a better value proposition than the aforementioned CPU. Performance wise, this CPU is ahead of i9-9900 currently.


Good

2 months ago.

My current PC CPU. I will keep this CPU for at least 3 years. Impressive muti-tasking performance. Much better then what I expected.


Average

5 months ago.

Great processor that is outshone by the 10900 and undercut in price by the cheaper 10600. An excellent product, but is it worth the price?


Excellent

11 months ago.

It's a great CPU for gaming. K chips are pointless unless you are trying to get the big numbers on a benchmark. For practical daily use locked processors work fine.


Good

6 months ago.

not a big difference to the K version and uses half the power


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