Intel Core i7-10700KF vs. Intel Core i9-9900

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-10700KF CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i9-9900
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i9-9900
Intel Core i7 Family Intel Core i9
Intel Core i 10000 CPU group Intel Core i 9000
10 Generation 9
Comet Lake S Architecture Coffee Lake S Refresh
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i7-9700KF Predecessor --
Intel Core i7-11700KF Successor Intel Core i9-10900

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 8
16 Threads 16
3.80 GHz Frequency 3.10 GHz
5.10 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 5.00 GHz
4.90 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 4.00 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

no iGPU GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.20 GHz
GPU Generation 9.5
Technology 14 nm
Max. displays 3
Execution units 24
Shader 192
Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR4-2933 Memory DDR4-2666
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
L2 Cache
16.00 MB L3 Cache 16.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

125 W TDP (PL1) 65 W
229 W @ 56 s TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
95 W 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 1151-2
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q2/2020 Release date Q2/2019
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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 i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
1309 (100%)
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Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8x 3.10 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
1284 (98%)
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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 i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
12678 (100%)
Amazon
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8x 3.10 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
12205 (96%)
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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 i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
524 (100%)
Amazon
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8x 3.10 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
518 (99%)
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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 i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
5292 (100%)
Amazon
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8x 3.10 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
4346 (82%)
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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 i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
228 (100%)
Amazon
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8x 3.10 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
219 (96%)
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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 i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
2344 (100%)
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Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8x 3.10 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
1931 (82%)
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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 i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
1358 (100%)
Amazon
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8x 3.10 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
1292 (95%)
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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 i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
9034 (100%)
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Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8x 3.10 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
8047 (89%)
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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 i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
5.5 (100%)
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Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8x 3.10 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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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 i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
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0 (0%)
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Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
461 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8x 3.10 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
6250 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8x 3.10 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
2.61 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8x 3.10 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
44.1 (100%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8x 3.80 GHz (5.10 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8x 3.10 GHz (5.00 GHz) HT
18644 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i9-9900
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