Intel Core i9-10900KF PassMark Single Thread Mark

Enthusiast Desktop processor released in 2020 with 10 cores and 20 threads. With base clock at 3.7GHz, max speed at 5.3GHz, and a 125W power rating. Core i9-10900KF is based on the Comet Lake 14nm family and part of the Core i9 series.
Price 66%
Speed 80%
Productivity 58%
Gaming 95%

Intel Core i9-10900KF 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 i9-10900KF PassMark

PassMark Single Thread Mark
Core i9-13900K
4775
Core i7-13700K
4608
Core i5-13600K
4608
Ryzen 5 7600X
4473
Ryzen 7 7700X
4458
Ryzen 9 7950X
4274
Core i9-12900K
3979
Core i5-12600K
3840
Core i7-12700K
3840
Ryzen 7 5800X3D
3516
Ryzen 7 5700X
3487
Ryzen 5 5600X
3441
Ryzen 9 7900X
3435
Ryzen 7 5800X
3429
Core i9-11900K
3316
Ryzen 9 5950X
3288
Core i5-12400
3236
Core i7-11700K
3200
Core i9-10900K
3099
Core i9-10900KF
3099
Core i5-11600K
3050
Core i9-9900KS
2993
Core i7-10700K
2991
Ryzen 9 3950X
2989
Ryzen 7 3800X
2981
Ryzen 9 3900X
2936
Ryzen 5 3600X
2916
Ryzen 7 3700X
2906
Core i9-9900K
2890
Core i5-10600K
2850
Core i7-9700K
2813
Ryzen 5 3600
2803
Ryzen 5 5500
2769
Ryzen 3 3300X
2742
Core i5-11400
2697
Core i7-8700K
2696
Core i5-9600K
2679
Core i3-10300
2655
Ryzen 9 5900X
2642
Core i3-9350KF
2625
Core i7-7700K
2581
Core i7-4790K
2528
Core i5-10400
2521
Core i5-8600K
2511
Ryzen 3 3100
2468
Core i3-7350K
2429
Core i3-9100F
2401
Core i5-9400F
2393
Core i5-7600K
2380
Core i7-6700K
2354
Core i3-8350K
2337
Core i5-8400
2331
Pentium Gold G5620
2281
Core i7-4770K
2249
Pentium Gold G5600
2237
Core i5-4690K
2234
Core i3-6320
2233
Core i3-7100
2227
Core i3-4370
2219
Core i5-4670K
2186
Ryzen 7 2700X
2182
Core i5-6600K
2146
Ryzen 5 2600X
2142
Pentium G3470
2131
Pentium G4620
2131
Core i3-6100
2105
Core i7-5930K
2104
Core i3-8100
2097
Ryzen 5 3400G
2096
Core i3-4340
2086
Core i7-3770K
2083
Pentium G4520
2079
Core i5-3570K
2029
Ryzen 3 3200G
2008
Core i7-4930K
1998
Ryzen 7 1800X
1970
Ryzen 5 1600X
1964
Ryzen 5 2400G
1946
Core i7-2600K
1941
Core i5-2500K
1898
Ryzen 3 1300X
1893
Ryzen 7 1700X
1886
Celeron G4930
1874
Pentium G3430
1865
A12-9800
1861
Core i3-3250
1851
Ryzen 3 2200G
1845
Athlon 3000G
1818
Pentium G2140
1816
A6-9500
1769
Core i3-2130
1755
A10-9700
1726
FX-9590
1724
A10-7890K
1718
Celeron G1850
1680
A6-7470K
1659
Athlon X4 880K
1657
Celeron G3950
1631
Celeron G3920
1609
Pentium G870
1588
A6-7400K
1581
A10-7850K
1575
A8-9600
1574
Celeron G1830
1574
Core i5-680
1551
A8-7670K
1540
A10-6800K
1531
FX-4350
1529
FX-6350
1484
Celeron G1630
1483
A8-7650K
1469
A8-6600K
1461
Core i7-975
1460
Core i7-980
1442
A4-7300
1394
Core 2 Duo E8600
1370
Core i7-880
1365
Core i3-560
1352
FX-8150
1339
Pentium E6800
1338
FX-6200
1300
Phenom II X4 980
1295
Core 2 Quad Q9650
1259
Phenom II X6 1100T
1250
Phenom II X4 975
1249
Core i5-760
1208
FX-4200
1190
Core 2 Duo E6850
1135
Phenom II X3 740
1075
A8-3870K
1024
Core 2 Quad Q6600
924
Pentium D 960
852
Pentium E2200
802
Celeron 450
733
Pentium Dual-Core E2140
542
Core i9-10900KF PassMark Single Thread Mark Performance

The Core i9-10900KF sits between Core i9-10900K and Core i5-11600K. It is 0% lower than the Core i9-10900K while being 1.6% higher than the Core i5-11600K. Benchmarks favored the Core i9-10900KF, though its lead over Ryzen 9 3900X was pretty small. Still, the Core i9-10900KF wields its 10-cores to great effect, beating the price-comparable Ryzen 9 models by 5.6% and sliding past the pricier Ryzen 9 3950X. The Core i9-10900KF's performance earns it the 20th place. Intel's Core i9-10900KF notches a small win over the Core i9-9900KS, but opens up an impressive lead over the stock Ryzen 9 3900X. The Core i9-10900KF establishes a tangible lead over AMD's Ryzen 9 processors, including the tuned Ryzen 9 3950X. Again, we see the Core i9-10900KF's slight improvement over Intel's previous-gen Core i9-9900KS. Overall, the Core i9-10900KF is a very good performer with its 10-cores and 20-threads in this benchmark.

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Critics Reviews

Intel dialed up the power for its new halo $488 Comet Lake-S Core i9-10900K, quite literally, to bulk up its mainstream desktop flagship with two extra cores for a total of ten cores and 20 threads.
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 ...
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 ...
Intel Core i9-10900K review A stupidly fast gaming CPU that’s cheaper than its predecessor, but you’ll need a new motherboard and some serious cooling to make the most of it. When Intel declared their 9th Gen Core i9-9900K was the world’s fastest gaming CPU at the end of 2018, ...
Core i9-10900KF processor released by Intel; release date: 30 Apr 2020. At the time of release, the processor cost $463 - $474. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Comet Lake microarchitecture.
The new chip uses existing Turbo Boost 2.0 technology to reach an all-core Turbo speed of 4.9GHz and a single-core Turbo speed of 5.1GHz, with those speeds 200MHz and 100MHz better than the i9 ...
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 ...
Como adelantábamos, el Intel Core i9-10900K dispone de 10 núcleos / 20 hilos que parten de una frecuencia base de 3,70 GHz para alcanzar los 4,90 GHz en todos sus núcleos, pudiendo llevar uno hasta los 5,30 GHz.Para ello, hace uso de la tecnología Turbo Boost 3.0, la cual además permite otras frecuencias intermedias para según cuantos núcleos, todo gestionado de forma dinámica.