Average Bench: 97.7% (13th of 1276)

Based on 1,598 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900F CPU @ 2.80GHz
Poor: 89%Average: 97.7% Great: 104%
Gaming 98%
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Desktop 98%
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Workstation 103%

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-10900F averaged just 2.2% 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 1,758Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 146Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10900F is just 14.9%. 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 91Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 560Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 1,598 samples)
Min Avg Max
81.9 Memory 91 96.6
131 1-Core 146 158
261 2-Core 287 309
98.3% 175 Pts
Min Avg Max
487 4-Core 560 601
788 8-Core 1,049 1,158
99.9% 805 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,256 64-Core 1,758 1,942
118% 1,758 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 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.3
1-Core 160
2-Core 310
105% 188 Pts
4-Core 601
8-Core 1011
102% 806 Pts
64-Core 1,483
100% 1,483 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.9
1-Core 157
2-Core 301
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 601
8-Core 1,155
109% 878 Pts
64-Core 1,926
129% 1,926 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.1
1-Core 150
2-Core 296
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 590
8-Core 1,127
106% 858 Pts
64-Core 1,920
129% 1,920 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 94
1-Core 148
2-Core 295
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 573
8-Core 1,091
103% 832 Pts
64-Core 1,904
128% 1,904 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.9
1-Core 148
2-Core 292
99% 177 Pts
4-Core 578
8-Core 930
96% 754 Pts
64-Core 1,374
92% 1,374 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.7
1-Core 144
2-Core 287
95% 171 Pts
4-Core 571
8-Core 1093
103% 832 Pts
64-Core 1,620
109% 1,620 Pts
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Gaming 117%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 123%

Motherboard: MSI Z490-A PRO - $160

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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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23 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.

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