Average Bench: 97.5% (15th of 1288)

Based on 4,121 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900 CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 86%Average: 97.5% Great: 103%
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 102%
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Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-10900 averaged just 2.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-10900 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,738Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 146Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10900 is just 17%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-10900 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 90.5Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 559Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,121 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.6 Memory 90.5 96.6
127 1-Core 146 157
253 2-Core 288 309
98.3% 175 Pts
Min Avg Max
452 4-Core 559 600
759 8-Core 1,043 1,153
99.6% 801 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,220 64-Core 1,738 1,939
117% 1,738 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.6
1-Core 158
2-Core 309
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 603
8-Core 1,162
109% 882 Pts
64-Core 1,939
130% 1,939 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 97.1
1-Core 153
2-Core 301
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 595
8-Core 1,109
106% 852 Pts
64-Core 1,847
124% 1,847 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 92
1-Core 158
2-Core 315
105% 188 Pts
4-Core 603
8-Core 1,163
109% 883 Pts
64-Core 1,893
127% 1,893 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 89
1-Core 157
2-Core 305
102% 184 Pts
4-Core 578
8-Core 1,109
104% 844 Pts
64-Core 1,890
127% 1,890 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.1
1-Core 148
2-Core 295
99% 177 Pts
4-Core 568
8-Core 1,131
104% 849 Pts
64-Core 1,774
119% 1,774 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.8
1-Core 142
2-Core 274
96% 170 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 934
92% 734 Pts
64-Core 1,747
117% 1,747 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 128
2-Core 254
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 506
8-Core 872
87% 689 Pts
64-Core 1,272
85% 1,272 Pts
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Typical Core i9-10900 Builds (Compare 1,875 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 89%
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Desktop
Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 93%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-10900 Processor
Launch DateQ2'20
Processor Numberi9-10900
# of Cores10
# of Threads20
Cache20 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed2.80 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency5.20 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

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Good

1 month ago.

So expensive when cheap i3 have same single core performance and multi-core is not used anywhere.


Average

17 hrs ago.

i7 is cheaper than i9 and is almost same performenc


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