Average Bench: 99.5% (81st of 1456)

Based on 21,040 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000A0654, BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900KF CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 88%Average: 99.5% Great: 106%
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 106%
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Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-10900KF averaged just 0.5% lower 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 Speed 1,861Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 574Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10900KF is just 18.1%. 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 91.8Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 1,089Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,040 samples)
Min Avg Max
81.4 Memory 91.8 97.3
114 1-Core 147 159
245 2-Core 291 316
96.9% 177 Pts
Min Avg Max
474 4-Core 574 629
877 8-Core 1,089 1,235
99% 831 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,503 64-Core 1,861 2,035
115% 1,861 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.3
1-Core 157
2-Core 316
104% 190 Pts
4-Core 632
8-Core 1,061
103% 846 Pts
64-Core 2,043
126% 2,043 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.7
1-Core 158
2-Core 315
103% 189 Pts
4-Core 631
8-Core 1,252
111% 942 Pts
64-Core 2,086
129% 2,086 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 96
1-Core 152
2-Core 302
101% 183 Pts
4-Core 603
8-Core 1,193
106% 898 Pts
64-Core 2,003
124% 2,003 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.7
1-Core 152
2-Core 304
100% 183 Pts
4-Core 606
8-Core 1,134
104% 870 Pts
64-Core 1,963
122% 1,963 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.1
1-Core 152
2-Core 302
100% 183 Pts
4-Core 590
8-Core 1,175
104% 883 Pts
64-Core 1,980
123% 1,980 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.6
1-Core 152
2-Core 295
100% 181 Pts
4-Core 573
8-Core 1,083
99% 828 Pts
64-Core 2018
125% 2018 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.2
1-Core 145
2-Core 289
97% 176 Pts
4-Core 577
8-Core 1,120
101% 848 Pts
64-Core 1,911
118% 1,911 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.9
1-Core 150
2-Core 298
91% 173 Pts
4-Core 589
8-Core 1,110
101% 849 Pts
64-Core 1877
116% 1877 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.2
1-Core 114
2-Core 224
79% 141 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 798
72% 606 Pts
64-Core 1,512
94% 1,512 Pts
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Desktop 103%
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Workstation 157%
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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.

Good

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

3 years ago.

best cpu and it is good for multi tasking


Excellent

2 years ago.

10900K, but without iGPU.


Terrible

4 years ago.

There's no difference.


Excellent

3 years ago.

overkill for gaming but good


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