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 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 106%

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.


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.


Avg. Memory Latency 91.8Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 1,089Pts

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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Gaming 147%
Desktop 103%
Workstation 157%

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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


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 Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1200

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo


Added n/a ago.


2 years ago.

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


3 years ago.

best cpu and it is good for multi tasking


2 years ago.

10900K, but without iGPU.


4 years ago.

There's no difference.


3 years ago.

overkill for gaming but good

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