Average Bench: 98.9% (87th of 1456)

Based on 84,873 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10850K CPU @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 88%Average: 98.9% Great: 105%
Gaming 99%
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Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 106%

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-10850K averaged just 1.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-10850K near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 1,845Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 567Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10850K is just 16.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-10850K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Memory Latency 92Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 1,076Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 84,873 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.2 Memory 92 97.4
131 1-Core 146 155
253 2-Core 288 307
96.5% 175 Pts
Min Avg Max
477 4-Core 567 609
911 8-Core 1,076 1,193
97.8% 821 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,475 64-Core 1,845 1,987
114% 1,845 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 97.3
1-Core 152
2-Core 302
101% 184 Pts
4-Core 596
8-Core 1,129
103% 863 Pts
64-Core 2,003
124% 2,003 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.2
1-Core 150
2-Core 297
100% 181 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 1145
102% 866 Pts
64-Core 1,984
123% 1,984 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.5
1-Core 153
2-Core 303
100% 183 Pts
4-Core 596
8-Core 1,188
105% 892 Pts
64-Core 1,968
122% 1,968 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.4
1-Core 148
2-Core 290
98% 178 Pts
4-Core 583
8-Core 1,113
101% 848 Pts
64-Core 1,900
118% 1,900 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.3
1-Core 150
2-Core 282
98% 176 Pts
4-Core 569
8-Core 1,058
97% 814 Pts
64-Core 1,962
122% 1,962 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.2
1-Core 149
2-Core 296
98% 179 Pts
4-Core 584
8-Core 1,117
101% 851 Pts
64-Core 1,926
119% 1,926 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 80
1-Core 148
2-Core 294
94% 174 Pts
4-Core 578
8-Core 1,037
97% 808 Pts
64-Core 1,869
116% 1,869 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.6
1-Core 146
2-Core 286
90% 169 Pts
4-Core 553
8-Core 996
93% 775 Pts
64-Core 1,755
109% 1,755 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 56.8
1-Core 147
2-Core 267
82% 157 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 786
80% 645 Pts
64-Core 1,771
110% 1,771 Pts
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9 days ago.


Got mine on Black Friday for about $344 from a combo deal with a motherboard (Maximus 12 hero) that price for a current gen i9 cpu is definitely worth it even if you don't need the extra cores.—Dec '20


6 months ago.

didnt get yet but sure its amazing


28 days ago.

ew procesoor not yummy like i5 2400


2 years ago.

Great CPU. Bought this to heat my room during the winter. For gaming, i use my 5800x now, (with PBO) its as fast as my 10850k at 5.3ghz. Rocket lake will be coming in 2021, and will require as much as 300w to match AMD ipc, but may be worth it if it beats AMD handily.


3 years ago.

The Intel Core i9-10850K is one of the best valued high-end CPUs from Intel in the past few years. Essentially, the 10850K is a worse binned 10900K, meaning that it may be a hundred or two megahertz slower than the 10900K and may not overclock as well as a standard 10900K. Otherwise, the 10850K is nearly identical to the 10900K. The 10850K is a very strong gaming and workstation CPU. With a sub-$400 price-tag, the 10850K has a similar pricing to the Ryzen 7 5800X. Gamers who want the faster overall gaming performance should go with the Ryzen 7 5800X, while users who want the best overclocking and a slightly better workstation/multi-core performance may want to stick with the 10850K. Note that Intel will be switching to a new chipset with their 12th generation Alder Lake processors, so the upgrade path is limited to Intel's 11th generation Rocket Lake processors, which is mostly not worth the upgrade. Also, as of Q1 of 2020, the 10900K remains $75-100 more expensive than the 10850K. There is just not enough performance gain for most users to justify the extra cost, so most users would be better off with a 10850K. At the end of the day, the 10850K is still a very solid choice for anyone who wants a high-performing intel processor that will last for a good few years before really needing a upgrade.


3 years ago.

Benching higher than 10900K and got it for 200 less, also temps are fine on a noctua D15


3 years ago.

This is a monster, keep her well cooled !


3 years ago.

For $350, this is a fantastic deal. Although intel has lost this generation to AMD, they continue to cut prices so that we can't compare their chips to AMDs! Either way this is solid chip for the price.

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