Intel Core i7-10750H Review

High-end Laptop processor released in 2020 with 6 cores and 12 threads. With base clock at 2.6GHz, max speed at 5GHz, and a 45W power rating. Core i7-10750H is based on the Comet Lake H 14nm family and part of the Core i7 series.
Price 53.8%
Speed 82%
Productivity 74%
Gaming 89%
Category Laptop
Target high-end
Socket Compatibility BGA 1440
Integrated Graphics
Cooler Included Yes
Overclock Potential 0 %
Year 2020 Model
Price 360 USD
Number of Cores 6 Cores
Number of Threads 12 Threads
Core Frequency 2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency 5 GHz
Max Stable Overclock 5 GHz
Power Consumption 45 W
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
L3 Cache 12 MB
Maximum Supported Memory 64 GB
Price-Value Score 53.8 %
Speed Score 82 %
Productivity Score 74 %
Gaming Score 89 %
Max 1080p Bottleneck 28.7 %
Max 1440p Bottleneck 14.3 %
Max 4K Bottleneck 7.2 %
Overall Score 49/100

The Core i7-10750H is one of Intel's high-end Laptop processors. It was released in 2020 with 6 cores and 12 threads. With base clock at 2.6GHz, max speed at 5GHz, and a 45W power rating. The Core i7-10750H is based on the Comet Lake H 14nm family and is part of the Core i7 series.

Core i7-10750H is also the successor of Intel's last gen Core i7-9750H processor that was based on the Coffee Lake Refresh and 14nm process and was released in 2019.

The Intel Core i7-10750H was rolled out on 2020 for $360, which puts it in the same general price range as the last-generation Core i7-9750H. This means that at least we're not seeing any considerable price jumps from generation to generation.

What this all means is that the Intel Core i7-10750H is an absolute beast when it comes to multi-threaded workloads, especially at this price point. If you're counting on doing some video editing or compiling one hell of an Excel spreadsheet, you're going to see firsthand a performance boost with the Core i7-10750H.

So which should you buy? Let's get that out of the way. Before this comparison review we updated our Best CPU feature and we said you should go with the Ryzen 7 4800H as it comes with a better stock cooler, can be overclocked, and the FP6 platform offers a significantly better upgrade path.

If you're mostly playing games on your PC, you will be happy buying either processor. Both proved to be solid options and are evenly matched with a slight advantage to the AMD chip if you don't tune up the Ryzen 7 processor. The base performance we showed for the Core i7-10750H can be achieved with $90 memory, while the Ryzen 7 4800H will require $110 - $120 memory in order to enable the frame rates shown here. It’s not a big cost difference and right now with anything less than an RTX 2070 or Vega 64 you’ll more than likely become GPU limited.

One of the nice things about the Intel Core i7-10750H processors is that the retail boxed models come with a CPU cooler. So, you can pick something like the Intel Core i7-10750H up for $360 and don’t need to spend any extra money on CPU cooling.

The Intel Core i7-10750H retail boxed processor comes with the traditional ‘pancake’ CPU cooler. Nothing fancy, but it gets the job done on this processor which is rated at 45W TDP. You do not need to have an aftermarket cooling solution unless you want to.

With Core i7, Intel continues to innovate on its new architecture and 14nm process. Like Core i7, Intel has engineered Core i7 to operate on a BGA 1440 chipset with all the modern amenities of computing. This includes support for DDR4 RAM, the fastest NVMe SSDs and Thunderbolt 3 ports.

Now the biggest question is can Intel’s Core i7 processor play games? The answer is simply yes as it got a respectable gaming score of 89% in our benchmarks.

Regardless of those external factors, the Core i7-10750H proves it has the chops to be your main gaming system and a just as effective media creation platform – two things that are becoming intrinsically connected in this age of live-streaming, eSports and uploading gameplay videos.

Fresh from a successful roll-out of mainstream Core i7 CPUs, Intel's attack on AMD now extends down into the high-end with its Core i7-10750H processors, which the company is making available as of 2020.

Which GPU to Pick for Intel Core i7-10750H

Below is a comparison of all graphics cards average FPS performance (using an average of 80+ games at ultra quality settings), combined with the Intel Core i7-10750H.

Graphics Card Price Cost Per Frame Avg 1080p Avg 1440p Avg 4K
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 24GB $ 1,499 $ 6.8 219.8 FPS
194.9 FPS
125.9 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 10GB $ 699 $ 3.7 191.5 FPS
169.9 FPS
109.7 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB $ 499 $ 3.4 146.5 FPS
130 FPS
83.9 FPS
NVIDIA TITAN RTX 24GB $ 2,499 $ 18.6 134.5 FPS
123.2 FPS
80.1 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11GB $ 1,299 $ 9.9 131 FPS
120 FPS
78 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8GB $ 699 $ 5.9 118.8 FPS
107.8 FPS
69.7 FPS
NVIDIA TITAN V 12GB $ 2,999 $ 26.3 113.9 FPS
104.4 FPS
69.2 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 8GB $ 699 $ 6.2 112.3 FPS
100.8 FPS
64.7 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB $ 759 $ 7.2 105.3 FPS
96.2 FPS
62.2 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8GB $ 499 $ 4.8 104.7 FPS
92.8 FPS
59.9 FPS
NVIDIA TITAN Xp 12GB $ 1,199 $ 11.6 103.2 FPS
92.8 FPS
61.4 FPS
AMD Radeon VII 16GB $ 699 $ 6.8 103.2 FPS
92.2 FPS
58.6 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB $ 399 $ 4 100.5 FPS
89.7 FPS
56.9 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8GB $ 499 $ 5 99.2 FPS
86.7 FPS
56.7 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER 8GB $ 400 $ 4.3 93.9 FPS
80.7 FPS
51.9 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5700 8GB $ 349 $ 3.8 92.1 FPS
82.3 FPS
52.2 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB $ 499 $ 5.6 89.4 FPS
78.7 FPS
50 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB $ 350 $ 4 88.3 FPS
74.3 FPS
46.8 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT 6GB $ 279 $ 3.2 86.9 FPS
76.9 FPS
48.7 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 295X2 4GB $ 1,499 $ 17.9 83.8 FPS
72.7 FPS
49.2 FPS
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB $ 499 $ 6 83.6 FPS
74.7 FPS
47.2 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 8GB $ 409 $ 4.9 82.9 FPS
72.8 FPS
46.2 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X 12GB $ 999 $ 12.4 80.6 FPS
70 FPS
44.4 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB $ 279 $ 3.5 78.8 FPS
69.3 FPS
43.9 FPS
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB $ 399 $ 5.1 78.4 FPS
69.8 FPS
44.2 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB $ 399 $ 5.2 76.3 FPS
66.5 FPS
41.9 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER 6GB $ 229 $ 3.1 74.3 FPS
65.4 FPS
41.6 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB $ 649 $ 9.3 70.1 FPS
61.3 FPS
38.9 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB $ 220 $ 3.1 70 FPS
61.5 FPS
39 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 590 8GB $ 279 $ 4.2 66.4 FPS
56.7 FPS
35.2 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 FURY X 4GB $ 649 $ 10.2 63.7 FPS
58.3 FPS
37.9 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 4GB $ 160 $ 2.6 60.9 FPS
53.4 FPS
33.8 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB 8GB $ 199 $ 3.3 60.4 FPS
51.5 FPS
31.9 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB $ 549 $ 9.1 60.1 FPS
52 FPS
33.2 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 580 8GB $ 229 $ 3.9 58.9 FPS
50.2 FPS
30.9 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 Nano 4GB $ 649 $ 11.2 57.9 FPS
52.1 FPS
33.7 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK 6GB $ 999 $ 17.8 56.2 FPS
48.2 FPS
32.1 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 FURY 4GB $ 549 $ 10 54.7 FPS
49 FPS
31.3 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB $ 254 $ 4.7 54.6 FPS
46.9 FPS
29.8 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB 4GB $ 169 $ 3.1 54.1 FPS
46.3 FPS
28.6 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 390X 8GB $ 429 $ 8.1 52.7 FPS
47 FPS
30.2 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB $ 170 $ 3.3 51.8 FPS
44.7 FPS
28.4 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4GB $ 329 $ 6.5 50.9 FPS
43.4 FPS
28.7 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB $ 400 $ 8.1 49.5 FPS
43.8 FPS
28.5 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 390 8GB $ 329 $ 6.7 49.2 FPS
42.9 FPS
26 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 570 4GB $ 169 $ 3.5 48.6 FPS
42.4 FPS
26.3 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB $ 149 $ 3.2 46.4 FPS
40.5 FPS
25.6 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 470 4GB $ 179 $ 4.1 43.3 FPS
38 FPS
24 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 380X 4GB $ 229 $ 6.3 36.4 FPS
31.6 FPS
20.4 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 285 2GB $ 249 $ 7.6 32.7 FPS
28.5 FPS
17.3 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 380 2GB $ 199 $ 6.1 32.5 FPS
28.2 FPS
17.3 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB $ 169 $ 5.3 32 FPS
27.9 FPS
17.6 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 280 3GB $ 279 $ 8.8 31.7 FPS
27.8 FPS
16.6 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2GB $ 199 $ 6.4 31.3 FPS
27 FPS
16.9 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 3GB $ 169 $ 6.2 27.3 FPS
23.5 FPS
14.6 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 560 4GB $ 99 $ 3.9 25.2 FPS
21.5 FPS
13.4 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 2GB $ 159 $ 6.4 24.7 FPS
21 FPS
13.6 FPS
AMD Radeon R7 370 2GB $ 149 $ 6.2 24.2 FPS
19.8 FPS
12.9 FPS
AMD Radeon R7 265 2GB $ 149 $ 6.2 24.1 FPS
19.1 FPS
12.5 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 460 4GB $ 140 $ 6.3 22.3 FPS
19 FPS
12 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB $ 149 $ 6.9 21.5 FPS
16.4 FPS
10.7 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 550 2GB $ 79 $ 4.5 17.6 FPS
15.1 FPS
9.4 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 2GB $ 79 $ 4.7 16.8 FPS
14.4 FPS
8.7 FPS
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