Average Bench: 101% (11th of 1316)

Based on 12,617 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000A0654, BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900KF CPU @ 3.70GHz

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-10900KF averaged 1.2% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-10900KF near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,959Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,142Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10900KF is just 15.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-10900KF performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 92.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 299Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,617 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.3 Memory 92.3 97.9
131 1-Core 152 162
259 2-Core 299 320
102% 181 Pts
Min Avg Max
501 4-Core 590 632
960 8-Core 1,142 1,252
107% 866 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,574 64-Core 1,959 2,110
132% 1,959 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Memory 99.8
1-Core 162
2-Core 326
110% 196 Pts
4-Core 646
8-Core 1,244
117% 945 Pts
64-Core 1,851
124% 1,851 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 97.6
1-Core 158
2-Core 315
107% 190 Pts
4-Core 621
8-Core 1,219
114% 920 Pts
64-Core 2,126
143% 2,126 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 93
1-Core 157
2-Core 316
105% 189 Pts
4-Core 633
8-Core 1171
112% 902 Pts
64-Core 1,354
91% 1,354 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.3
1-Core 154
2-Core 302
103% 183 Pts
4-Core 607
8-Core 1,055
104% 831 Pts
64-Core 2,001
134% 2,001 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.9
1-Core 152
2-Core 304
103% 183 Pts
4-Core 605
8-Core 1150
109% 877 Pts
64-Core 1973
132% 1973 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 93
1-Core 152
2-Core 300
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 600
8-Core 1,190
110% 895 Pts
64-Core 2,000
134% 2,000 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 91
1-Core 154
2-Core 304
102% 183 Pts
4-Core 609
8-Core 1,201
112% 905 Pts
64-Core 2,051
138% 2,051 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.2
1-Core 151
2-Core 300
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 592
8-Core 1,101
105% 846 Pts
64-Core 2,028
136% 2,028 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 92
1-Core 152
2-Core 300
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 596
8-Core 1,182
109% 889 Pts
64-Core 2,031
136% 2,031 Pts
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Desktop 104%
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Workstation 219%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-10900KF Processor
Launch DateQ2'20
Processor Numberi9-10900KF
# 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 Speed3.70 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency5.30 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP125 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015D

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)No

Package

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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

2 months ago.

I just had one ...the KF, installed in a build & want to know the benefits from the K


Excellent

1 month ago.

best cpu and it is good for multi tasking


Terrible

12 months ago.

There's no difference.


Excellent

4 months ago.

overkill for gaming but good


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