Average Bench: 100% (31st of 1363)

Based on 22,815 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000A0654, BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900KF CPU @ 3.70GHz

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-10900KF averaged 0.2% 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 Speed 1,957Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 579Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10900KF is just 18.6%. 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 92.2Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 1,108Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,815 samples)
Min Avg Max
81 Memory 92.2 97.9
118 1-Core 151 161
254 2-Core 297 320
98.7% 180 Pts
Min Avg Max
490 4-Core 579 633
905 8-Core 1,108 1,245
100% 844 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,538 64-Core 1,957 2,118
121% 1,957 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 10 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 98.5
1-Core 163
2-Core 327
107% 196 Pts
4-Core 654
8-Core 1,299
115% 977 Pts
64-Core 1,609
100% 1,609 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 97
1-Core 163
2-Core 315
105% 191 Pts
4-Core 628
8-Core 1,214
109% 921 Pts
64-Core 1,774
110% 1,774 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.3
1-Core 156
2-Core 302
100% 183 Pts
4-Core 607
8-Core 1,198
107% 903 Pts
64-Core 1,978
122% 1,978 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.2
1-Core 154
2-Core 301
100% 183 Pts
4-Core 596
8-Core 1,135
103% 865 Pts
64-Core 1,992
123% 1,992 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 153
2-Core 289
97% 177 Pts
4-Core 595
8-Core 1,122
102% 859 Pts
64-Core 1961
121% 1961 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 95
1-Core 153
2-Core 298
100% 182 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 1,156
98% 846 Pts
64-Core 2,000
124% 2,000 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.6
1-Core 106
2-Core 290
87% 163 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 956
89% 740 Pts
64-Core 1,982
123% 1,982 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.6
1-Core 152
2-Core 303
96% 179 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 916
90% 739 Pts
64-Core 1,890
117% 1,890 Pts
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Workstation 166%
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Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $110

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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.

Good

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

15 months ago.

best cpu and it is good for multi tasking


Excellent

11 months ago.

10900K, but without iGPU.


Terrible

2 years ago.

There's no difference.


Excellent

19 months ago.

overkill for gaming but good


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