Average Bench: 96.8% (31st of 1316)

Based on 6,236 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900 CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 84%Average: 96.8% Great: 103%
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
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Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-10900 averaged just 3.2% 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 1,718Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 145Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10900 is just 19.2%. 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 90Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,033Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,236 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.9 Memory 90 96.5
126 1-Core 145 155
254 2-Core 285 306
97.5% 173 Pts
Min Avg Max
458 4-Core 555 600
789 8-Core 1,033 1,152
98.6% 794 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,235 64-Core 1,718 1,931
115% 1,718 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.9
1-Core 161
2-Core 312
107% 190 Pts
4-Core 593
8-Core 1,126
107% 860 Pts
64-Core 1,887
127% 1,887 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.2
1-Core 155
2-Core 292
103% 181 Pts
4-Core 598
8-Core 1,141
108% 870 Pts
64-Core 1,894
127% 1,894 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.8
1-Core 127
2-Core 296
96% 172 Pts
4-Core 584
8-Core 902
95% 743 Pts
64-Core 1,388
93% 1,388 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.6
1-Core 146
2-Core 292
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 1,082
103% 831 Pts
64-Core 1,902
128% 1,902 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.9
1-Core 150
2-Core 295
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 581
8-Core 1,039
101% 810 Pts
64-Core 1,872
126% 1,872 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.3
1-Core 145
2-Core 288
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 565
8-Core 1,039
100% 802 Pts
64-Core 1,786
120% 1,786 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.8
1-Core 146
2-Core 283
99% 174 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 1,020
96% 774 Pts
64-Core 1,291
87% 1,291 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 152
2-Core 302
99% 179 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 1,133
106% 856 Pts
64-Core 1,891
127% 1,891 Pts
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Desktop
Desktop 98%
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Workstation 81%
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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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Poor

2 months ago.

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


Good

5 months ago.

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


Average

3 months ago.

i7 is cheaper than i9 and is almost same performenc


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