Average Bench: 101% (4th of 1288)

Based on 6,876 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000A0654, BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900KF CPU @ 3.70GHz

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-10900KF averaged 1.4% 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 1,979Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,144Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10900KF is just 14.2%. 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 92Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 300Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,876 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.3 Memory 92 97.2
134 1-Core 152 161
275 2-Core 300 318
102% 181 Pts
Min Avg Max
526 4-Core 593 629
953 8-Core 1,144 1245
107% 869 Pts
Min Avg Max
1653 64-Core 1,979 2,103
133% 1,979 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.2
1-Core 152
2-Core 304
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 591
8-Core 1,198
110% 895 Pts
64-Core 2,052
138% 2,052 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 155
2-Core 310
103% 185 Pts
4-Core 611
8-Core 1,148
109% 880 Pts
64-Core 2,059
138% 2,059 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.6
1-Core 145
2-Core 286
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 571
8-Core 1,058
101% 815 Pts
64-Core 1,942
130% 1,942 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 93
1-Core 147
2-Core 291
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 585
8-Core 1,160
107% 872 Pts
64-Core 1,975
133% 1,975 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.3
1-Core 136
2-Core 302
97% 175 Pts
4-Core 591
8-Core 1,132
107% 862 Pts
64-Core 2,046
137% 2,046 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 152
2-Core 299
98% 178 Pts
4-Core 600
8-Core 1,114
107% 857 Pts
64-Core 2046
137% 2046 Pts
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Workstation 219%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING - $285

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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.

Poor

1 day ago.

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


Terrible

7 months ago.

There's no difference.


Excellent

1 day ago.

overkill for gaming but good


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