Average Bench: 101% (17th of 1323)

Based on 16,016 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000A0654, BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900KF CPU @ 3.70GHz

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-10900KF averaged 1.0% 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 1,970Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,119Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10900KF is just 13.7%. 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 92.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 296Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,016 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.7 Memory 92.5 98.5
140 1-Core 151 161
264 2-Core 296 318
101% 180 Pts
Min Avg Max
528 4-Core 586 631
973 8-Core 1,119 1,244
106% 853 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,612 64-Core 1,970 2,120
132% 1,970 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 98.7
1-Core 153
2-Core 305
105% 186 Pts
4-Core 601
8-Core 1,175
110% 888 Pts
64-Core 2060
138% 2060 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 99.3
1-Core 159
2-Core 308
107% 189 Pts
4-Core 597
8-Core 1,173
109% 885 Pts
64-Core 2,105
141% 2,105 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.6
1-Core 154
2-Core 308
104% 185 Pts
4-Core 615
8-Core 1,185
111% 900 Pts
64-Core 1,408
94% 1,408 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Memory 98.9
1-Core 156
2-Core 300
105% 185 Pts
4-Core 584
8-Core 1,084
104% 834 Pts
64-Core 2,096
141% 2,096 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.8
1-Core 151
2-Core 292
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 1,086
103% 830 Pts
64-Core 2050
138% 2050 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.4
1-Core 150
2-Core 290
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 1,096
103% 835 Pts
64-Core 2,004
134% 2,004 Pts
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Desktop 104%
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Workstation 220%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX Z490-E GAMING - $449

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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

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

5 months ago.

best cpu and it is good for multi tasking


Excellent

1 month ago.

10900K, but without iGPU.


Terrible

16 months ago.

There's no difference.


Excellent

9 months ago.

overkill for gaming but good


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