Average Bench: 87.2% (54th of 1276)

Based on 1,796 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050657 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10900X CPU @ 3.70GHz
Poor: 81%Average: 87.2% Great: 94%
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-10900X averaged just 12.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-10900X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,679Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 999Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10900X is just 13.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-10900X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 76.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 264Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,796 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.3 Memory 76.9 87.8
118 1-Core 133 144
242 2-Core 264 285
87.9% 158 Pts
Min Avg Max
478 4-Core 522 567
846 8-Core 999 1,125
94.2% 761 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,529 64-Core 1,679 1,860
113% 1,679 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.1
1-Core 141
2-Core 267
94% 165 Pts
4-Core 567
8-Core 1,160
106% 864 Pts
64-Core 1900
128% 1900 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.7
1-Core 142
2-Core 289
96% 172 Pts
4-Core 570
8-Core 1,127
105% 849 Pts
64-Core 1911
128% 1911 Pts
, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 2 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.9
1-Core 141
2-Core 284
92% 167 Pts
4-Core 553
8-Core 1,067
100% 810 Pts
64-Core 1,850
124% 1,850 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.9
1-Core 140
2-Core 278
90% 163 Pts
4-Core 544
8-Core 982
95% 763 Pts
64-Core 1,694
114% 1,694 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.5
1-Core 130
2-Core 262
87% 156 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 936
91% 726 Pts
64-Core 1,580
106% 1,580 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.2
1-Core 132
2-Core 266
87% 158 Pts
4-Core 514
8-Core 1,022
95% 768 Pts
64-Core 1,686
113% 1,686 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 36,107,584 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i9-10900X Builds (Compare 367 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 160%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING II

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $1,414

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-10900X X-series Processor
Launch DateQ4'19
Processor Numberi9-10900X
# of Cores10
# of Threads20
Cache19.25 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed3.70 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.50 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP165 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X

Memory

Max Memory Size256 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2933
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth94 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
Max # of PCI Express Lanes48

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Turbo Boost 3.0 TechYes
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost Tech2
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes

Package

Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes

 Comments

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Terrible

4 months ago.

Too expensive, too slow, too hot.


Terrible

17 days ago.

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


Excellent

4 days ago.

Get a Ryzen


Excellent

10 months ago.

shrek was good good movie i like luke skywalker yeet


Good

12 months ago.

Released 25 November 2019, this Cascade Lake-X CPU is the refresh of i9-9900X. What got improved is pricing which is almost the half of the mentioned CPU and some mitigation against silicon and hardware level vulnerabilities. This CPU got improved base clock and boost clock, with each having 200MHz and 100MHz higher clock respectively.


Excellent

8 months ago.

Maybe this CPU is not the best but it's scaleable ability bring to me so much choice to update, I plan to upgrade my gear from 16GB ram to 32GB ram for use this CPU maximum its performance


Good

2 months ago.

OC耐性はイマイチで温度は普通 マルチコアで同時処理は優秀 将来処理不足になれば上位CPUと交換可能 (i7 3770Kとの比較で満足です)


Poor

9 months ago.

slower then my 7900x by far


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