Average Bench: 101% (15th of 1314)

Based on 10,772 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000A0654, BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900KF CPU @ 3.70GHz

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-10900KF averaged 0.6% 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 1,958Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,134Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10900KF is just 14.4%. 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 91.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 297Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,772 samples)
Min Avg Max
81.7 Memory 91.9 97.2
129 1-Core 150 162
260 2-Core 297 320
101% 180 Pts
Min Avg Max
506 4-Core 586 631
916 8-Core 1,134 1,246
106% 860 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,531 64-Core 1,958 2,119
131% 1,958 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 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 97.2
1-Core 158
2-Core 298
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 609
8-Core 1,221
112% 915 Pts
64-Core 2,117
142% 2,117 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.2
1-Core 151
2-Core 304
103% 183 Pts
4-Core 599
8-Core 1,263
114% 931 Pts
64-Core 2143
144% 2143 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 87
1-Core 152
2-Core 302
100% 181 Pts
4-Core 608
8-Core 1,086
106% 847 Pts
64-Core 1,821
122% 1,821 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 90
1-Core 155
2-Core 306
102% 184 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1,101
103% 836 Pts
64-Core 1,966
132% 1,966 Pts
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Workstation 218%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING - $415

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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

15 days ago.

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


Terrible

10 months ago.

There's no difference.


Excellent

2 months ago.

overkill for gaming but good


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