Intel Core i9-10900 PassMark Single Thread Mark

Enthusiast Desktop processor released in 2020 with 10 cores and 20 threads. With base clock at 2.8GHz, max speed at 5.2GHz, and a 65W power rating. Core i9-10900 is based on the Comet Lake 14nm family and part of the Core i9 series.
Price 74.6%
Speed 89%
Productivity 89%
Gaming 97%

Intel Core i9-10900 System Benchmarks

These set of tests are meant to emulate more about what people usually do on a system, like opening large files or processing small stacks of data. This is a bit different to our office testing, which uses more industry standard benchmarks, and a few of the benchmarks here are relatively new and different.

Intel Core i9-10900 PassMark

PassMark Single Thread Mark
Core i9-10900 PassMark Single Thread Mark Performance

The Core i9-10900 sits between Ryzen 9 3900X and Ryzen 5 3600X. It is 0.2% lower than the Ryzen 9 3900X while being 0.5% higher than the Ryzen 5 3600X. The Core i9-10900's performance earns it the 9th place. Overall, the Core i9-10900 is a very good performer with its 10-cores and 20-threads in this benchmark.

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Critics Reviews

Core i9-10900 / F: $439 / $422 (F) 10 / 20: 3.7 / 5.2 ~$44: 20: 65W: 16 Gen3: Dual DDR4-2933: UHD 630 - 1.2 GHz (non-F only) Core i9-9900K / F: $488 / $524: 8 / 16: 3.6 / 5.0: $61: 16: 95W: 16 ...
For your delight and delectation, I present to you the Intel Core i9 10900K. This is the top desktop CPU in the 10th Gen Intel Comet Lake lineup and represents the first time the company has ...
Intel’s 10th gen Core i9-10900K is—without a doubt—exactly as Intel has described it: “the world’s fastest gaming CPU.” Intel’s problem has been weaknesses outside of gaming, and its ...
At $440, the Core i9-10900 is spaced barely $30 apart from the i7-10700K, which has two fewer cores, but an unlocked multiplier. The i9-10900 is a 10-core/20-thread Socket LGA1200 processor clocked at 2.80 GHz base, with up to 5.20 GHz maximum boost frequency.
The Core i9-10900K sat nearly equal to the Ryzen 9-3900X, which is an impressive feat given it has fewer cores and threads, but again, this is likely the scaling here coming into play.If you do a ...
The Core i9-10900K is a 10-core, 20-thread processor sporting a base frequency of 3.7 GHz and a single core turbo of 5.3 GHz using Intel’s new Thermal Velocity Boost. When compared to its ...
The Core i9-10900K is the tip of Intel's spear in its newest 10th Generation Core ("Comet Lake-S") lineup of desktop CPUs.As a top-of-the-line 10-core processor (the estimated selling price is ...
The Core i9-10900K is still 10% behind the Ryzen 9 3900X in GeekBench 5's multi core test. It gains back that exact number in single-core, with its 1,419 single-core GeekBench 5 result, compared ...
The Core i9-10980XE carved a niche for itself thanks to hefty overclocking headroom, allowing it to sit between AMD's 2nd Gen Threadripper and 3rd Gen Ryzen CPUs, and AMD's mighty 3rd Gen ...
The chips stack up based on core count, so the Core i9-10900K is at a disadvantage in this test compared to the 16-core 32-thread Ryzen 9 3950X and 12-core 24-thread Ryzen 9 3900X.