Intel Core i7-10700 vs. Intel Core i9-10900

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-10700 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i9-10900
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i9-10900
Intel Core i7 Family Intel Core i9
Intel Core i 10000 CPU group Intel Core i 10000
10 Generation 10
Comet Lake S Architecture Comet Lake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i7-9700 Predecessor Intel Core i9-9900
Intel Core i7-11700 Successor Intel Core i9-11900

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 10
16 Threads 20
2.90 GHz Frequency 2.80 GHz
4.80 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 5.20 GHz
4.60 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 4.60 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel UHD Graphics 630 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.20 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.20 GHz
9.5 GPU Generation 9.5
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
24 Execution units 24
192 Shader 192
64 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR4-2933 Memory DDR4-2933
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
L2 Cache
16.00 MB L3 Cache 20.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

65 W TDP (PL1) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

14 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
LGA 1200 Socket LGA 1200
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q2/2020 Release date Q2/2020
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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8x 2.90 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
1255 (93%)
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Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10x 2.80 GHz (5.20 GHz) HT
1354 (100%)
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Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8x 2.90 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
12250 (100%)
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Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10x 2.80 GHz (5.20 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8x 2.90 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
499 (94%)
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Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10x 2.80 GHz (5.20 GHz) HT
529 (100%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8x 2.90 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
4834 (76%)
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Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10x 2.80 GHz (5.20 GHz) HT
6378 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8x 2.90 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
214 (93%)
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Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10x 2.80 GHz (5.20 GHz) HT
231 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8x 2.90 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
2291 (90%)
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Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10x 2.80 GHz (5.20 GHz) HT
2541 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8x 2.90 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
1267 (92%)
Amazon
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10x 2.80 GHz (5.20 GHz) HT
1379 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8x 2.90 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
8945 (83%)
Amazon
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10x 2.80 GHz (5.20 GHz) HT
10744 (100%)
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Monero Hashrate kH/s

The crypto currency Monero has been using the RandomX algorithm since November 2019. This PoW (proof of work) algorithm can only efficiently be calculated using a processor (CPU) or a graphics card (GPU). The CryptoNight algorithm was used for Monero until November 2019, but it could be calculated using ASICs. RandomX benefits from a high number of CPU cores, cache and a fast connection of the memory via as many memory channels as possible. Tested with XMRig v6.x under the operation system HiveOS.

Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8x 2.90 GHz (4.80 GHz) HT
5.25 (81%)
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Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10x 2.80 GHz (5.20 GHz) HT
6.5 (100%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
461 (100%)
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Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
461 (100%)
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