Intel Core i7-10700 - Benchmark, Test and specs

The Intel Core i7-10700 has 8 cores with 16 threads and is based on the 10. gen of the Intel Core i7 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1200 socket and was released in Q2/2020.
Intel Core i7-10700
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: Intel Core i7-10700
Family: Intel Core i7
CPU group: Intel Core i 10000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 10
Predecessor: Intel Core i7-9700
Successor: Intel Core i7-11700
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 16
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.80 GHz
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores): 4.60 GHz
Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics
GPU name: Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.20 GHz
Execution units: 24
Shader: 192
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Release date: Q4/2017
Hardware codec supportHardware codec support
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode
Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe
Memory type: DDR4-2933
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2
Bandwidth: 45.8 GB/s
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
AES-NI: Yes
Thermal ManagementThermal Management
TDP (PL1): 65 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C
Technical detailsTechnical details
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 16.00 MB
Architecture: Comet Lake S
Technology: 14 nm
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Socket: LGA 1200
Release date: Q2/2020
Part Number: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i7-10700 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.

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.

AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
1262
AMD Ryzen 7 4980U AMD Ryzen 7 4980U
8C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
1262
Intel Core i5-8600K Intel Core i5-8600K
6C 6T @ 3.60 GHz
1261
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
1255
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
1255
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 2.90 GHz
1254
Intel Core i3-7350K Intel Core i3-7350K
2C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1251
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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 i7-11850H Intel Core i7-11850H
8C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
12345
Intel Core i9-11900H Intel Core i9-11900H
8C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
12345
Intel Core i9-11900KB Intel Core i9-11900KB
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
12264
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
12250
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
12250
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
12205
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 2.30 GHz
12180
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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.

AMD Ryzen 7 4700 AMD Ryzen 7 4700
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHzNot verified
500
AMD Ryzen 7 4700G AMD Ryzen 7 4700G
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
500
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
500
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
499
Intel Core i7-10870H Intel Core i7-10870H
8C 16T @ 2.20 GHz
499
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
499
Intel Core i7-7820X Intel Core i7-7820X
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
498
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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 i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 2.30 GHz
4930
Intel Xeon E5-2643 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2643 v4
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
4905
Intel Core i9-9900X Intel Core i9-9900X
10C 20T @ 3.50 GHz
4855
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
4834
AMD Ryzen 7 4700 AMD Ryzen 7 4700
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHzNot verified
4834
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
4834
AMD Ryzen 7 4700G AMD Ryzen 7 4700G
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
4834
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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 i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
216
Intel Core i5-10600K Intel Core i5-10600K
6C 12T @ 4.10 GHz
215
Intel Core i5-10600KF Intel Core i5-10600KF
6C 12T @ 4.10 GHz
215
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
214
Intel Xeon E-2286G Intel Xeon E-2286G
6C 6T @ 4.00 GHz
214
Intel Xeon E-2274G Intel Xeon E-2274G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
214
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
214
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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 Xeon Gold 6130 Intel Xeon Gold 6130
16C 32T @ 2.10 GHz
2296
Intel Xeon Gold 6130F Intel Xeon Gold 6130F
16C 32T @ 2.10 GHz
2296
Intel Xeon Gold 6130T Intel Xeon Gold 6130T
16C 32T @ 2.10 GHz
2296
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
2291
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
2291
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
2276
Intel Xeon W-2255 Intel Xeon W-2255
10C 20T @ 3.70 GHz
2265
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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.

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 3.80 GHz
1274
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
1271
Intel Core i5-1130G7 Intel Core i5-1130G7
4C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
1269
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
1267
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
1267
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
64C 128T @ 2.70 GHz
1266
Intel Xeon E-2246G Intel Xeon E-2246G
6C 6T @ 3.60 GHz
1264
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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 i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
8993
Intel Core i5-12500 Intel Core i5-12500
6C 12T @ 3.00 GHz
8973
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 2.30 GHz
8949
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
8945
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
8945
Intel Core i7-7820X Intel Core i7-7820X
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
8916
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2697 v4
18C 36T @ 2.30 GHz
8903
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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.

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AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
5.5
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
5.5
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
5.5
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
5.25
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
5.25
AMD Ryzen 5 3500 AMD Ryzen 5 3500
6C 6T @ 3.60 GHz
5
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X AMD Ryzen 5 3500X
6C 6T @ 3.60 GHz
5
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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.

AMD A8-3800 AMD A8-3800
AMD Radeon HD 6550D @ 0.60 GHz
480
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Qualcomm Adreno 530 @ 0.62 GHz
476
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Qualcomm Adreno 530 @ 0.62 GHz
476
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
461
AMD Ryzen 3 5125C AMD Ryzen 3 5125C
AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics @ 1.20 GHz
461
Intel Core i5-10505 Intel Core i5-10505
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
461
Intel Core i3-11340 CPM Intel Core i3-11340 CPM
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHzNot verified
461
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Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.

AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
182
AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
182
Apple M1 Pro (8-CPU) Apple M1 Pro (8-CPU)
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
181
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
180
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
180
Intel Core i5-12500 Intel Core i5-12500
6C 12T @ 3.00 GHz
178
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5750GE AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5750GE
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
178
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Intels Core i7-10700 is an 8-core processor that can process 16 threads simultaneously (Hyper-Threading). The desktop processors base clock is 2.9 GHz. In multi-core Turbo, the Intel Core i7-10700 can operate with up to 4.6 GHz. A single core can clock a bit higher with 4.8 GHz.

The 10th generation of Intel Core i processors is based on the Comet Lake architecture, which is still manufactured in a much improved 14 nm process at Intel. The processor has a 16 MB level 3 cache and has a TDP of 65 watts. However, the processors energy consumption is around 150 watts under full load of all cores in practice.

The Intel Core i7-10700 can address up to 128 GB of working memory (DDR4-2933) in two memory channels. The processor requires a motherboard with the LGA 1200 socket, which will be introduced in 2020. This socket has more contacts than the older LGA 1151-2 socket and is supposed to support up to 10 cores. Intel is also said to have paid attention to better stability in the power supply.

The iGPU in the Comet Lake processors is still the somewhat older Intel UHD Graphics 630 with 24 execution units from 2017. The iGPU clocks the Intel Core i7-10700 with up to 1.2 GHz, which is the maximum clock of the iGPU. The computing power (FP32) of the internal graphics card is 461 GFLOPS, which is not really much in 2020. However, the graphics cards performance is sufficient for older games in Full HD resolution. Gaming PCs are equipped with a dedicated graphics card anyway.

The Intel Core i7-10700 was introduced in the 2nd quarter of 2020. The processor is not overclockable, but it is also available with a free multiplier in another variant (Intel Core i7-10700K). Furthermore, the processor is also available without an internal graphics card as Intel Core i7-10700F at a slightly lower price.


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