Average Bench: 97.1% (29th of 1316)

Based on 4,252 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900F CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 86%Average: 97.1% Great: 103%
Gaming 97%
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Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 102%

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-10900F averaged just 2.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-10900F near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,732Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 145Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10900F is just 16.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-10900F performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Memory Latency 90.6Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,034Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 4,252 samples)
Min Avg Max
79.8 Memory 90.6 96.6
125 1-Core 145 155
253 2-Core 285 307
97.7% 173 Pts
Min Avg Max
463 4-Core 556 599
787 8-Core 1,034 1,154
98.9% 795 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,254 64-Core 1,732 1,934
116% 1,732 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 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.6
1-Core 156
2-Core 300
104% 183 Pts
4-Core 595
8-Core 1,160
108% 878 Pts
64-Core 1,936
130% 1,936 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.6
1-Core 154
2-Core 303
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 592
8-Core 1,136
107% 864 Pts
64-Core 1,929
130% 1,929 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 158
2-Core 304
104% 185 Pts
4-Core 598
8-Core 1,144
108% 871 Pts
64-Core 1806
121% 1806 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.1
1-Core 151
2-Core 296
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 917
95% 746 Pts
64-Core 1,318
88% 1,318 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.5
1-Core 153
2-Core 301
101% 181 Pts
4-Core 593
8-Core 923
97% 758 Pts
64-Core 1,327
89% 1,327 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.7
1-Core 147
2-Core 272
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 1,102
98% 806 Pts
64-Core 1,846
124% 1,846 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.7
1-Core 139
2-Core 262
96% 166 Pts
4-Core 469
8-Core 801
80% 635 Pts
64-Core 1,308
88% 1,308 Pts
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Gaming 147%
Desktop 101%
Workstation 154%

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $170

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DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-10900F Processor
Launch DateQ2'20
Processor Numberi9-10900F
# 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 Speed2.80 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency5.20 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C


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


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18 days ago.

Price is much more affordable


1 month ago.

So expensive when cheap i3 have same single core performance and multi-core is not used anywhere.


4 months ago.

good 10 core cpu for gaming z490 platform

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