Average Bench: 99.2% (24th of 1335)

Based on 59,062 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000A0655 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10850K CPU @ 3.60GHz

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-10850K averaged just 0.8% 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 Mixed Speed 1,941Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,085Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10850K is just 14.6%. 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 92.7Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 566Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 59,062 samples)
Min Avg Max
81.6 Memory 92.7 97.8
124 1-Core 146 156
255 2-Core 289 307
99.2% 176 Pts
Min Avg Max
497 4-Core 566 609
925 8-Core 1,085 1,199
102% 826 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,629 64-Core 1,941 2,090
130% 1,941 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 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.6
1-Core 147
2-Core 294
101% 178 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 1,089
103% 832 Pts
64-Core 2,002
134% 2,002 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.2
1-Core 149
2-Core 287
100% 177 Pts
4-Core 577
8-Core 1,121
105% 849 Pts
64-Core 2,021
136% 2,021 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.9
1-Core 150
2-Core 295
101% 180 Pts
4-Core 559
8-Core 944
95% 752 Pts
64-Core 1454
98% 1454 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.9
1-Core 152
2-Core 298
100% 180 Pts
4-Core 589
8-Core 1,182
109% 885 Pts
64-Core 1,984
133% 1,984 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.4
1-Core 148
2-Core 298
100% 179 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 1,049
100% 806 Pts
64-Core 2,029
136% 2,029 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.1
1-Core 148
2-Core 276
97% 171 Pts
4-Core 558
8-Core 1104
102% 831 Pts
64-Core 1996
134% 1996 Pts
LGA1200, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.4
1-Core 106
2-Core 215
79% 136 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 901
85% 685 Pts
64-Core 1,404
94% 1,404 Pts
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7 days ago.

Blazing Speed and Amazing Core Count works great for Gaming and Workstation Tasks. Best Bang for the Buck at Top Tier Performance


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


21 days ago.

didnt get yet but sure its amazing


1 month ago.

You will have a risk less CPU for at least until 2026. By the way. Its clock speed is better.


1 month ago.

ew procesoor not yummy like i5 2400


10 months 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.


10 months ago.

good and fast ryzen 7 5800x competitor


8 months 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.


13 months ago.

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


11 months ago.

This is a monster, keep her well cooled !


11 months 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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