Average Bench: 99.7% (26th of 1355)

Based on 18,801 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000A0654, BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900KF CPU @ 3.70GHz

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-10900KF averaged just 0.3% 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 Mixed Speed 1,916Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 149Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10900KF is just 16.3%. 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 92.1Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 575Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,801 samples)
Min Avg Max
81.2 Memory 92.1 97.9
128 1-Core 149 159
264 2-Core 293 315
100% 178 Pts
Min Avg Max
489 4-Core 575 620
901 8-Core 1,092 1,213
103% 833 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,506 64-Core 1,916 2,101
129% 1,916 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 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 94
1-Core 156
2-Core 310
104% 187 Pts
4-Core 618
8-Core 1165
111% 892 Pts
64-Core 1,984
133% 1,984 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.5
1-Core 148
2-Core 299
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 594
8-Core 1,107
106% 851 Pts
64-Core 1,959
132% 1,959 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.5
1-Core 157
2-Core 312
105% 188 Pts
4-Core 599
8-Core 1,127
107% 863 Pts
64-Core 2,092
140% 2,092 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.5
1-Core 150
2-Core 306
102% 182 Pts
4-Core 602
8-Core 1,171
109% 886 Pts
64-Core 1,972
132% 1,972 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.9
1-Core 132
2-Core 258
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 505
8-Core 885
87% 695 Pts
64-Core 1,442
97% 1,442 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 246
85% 151 Pts
4-Core 463
8-Core 844
82% 654 Pts
64-Core 1,704
114% 1,704 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.2
1-Core 91.7
2-Core 189
75% 125 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 752
69% 564 Pts
64-Core 1,872
126% 1,872 Pts
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Desktop 103%
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Workstation 217%
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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

12 months ago.

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


Excellent

11 months ago.

best cpu and it is good for multi tasking


Excellent

7 months ago.

10900K, but without iGPU.


Terrible

22 months ago.

There's no difference.


Excellent

14 months ago.

overkill for gaming but good


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