Intel Core i7-10700K - Benchmark, Test and specs

The Intel Core i7-10700K 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 i7-10700K
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: Intel Core i7-10700K
Family: Intel Core i7
CPU group: Intel Core i 10000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 10
Predecessor: Intel Core i7-9700K
Successor: Intel Core i7-11700K
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 16
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.80 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 5.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores): 4.90 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): 125 W
TDP (PL2): 229 W / 56 s
TDP up: --
TDP down: 95 W
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 i7-10700K 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.

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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 i3-1115G4 Intel Core i3-1115G4
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
1329
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X AMD Ryzen 7 3800X
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
1325
Intel Core i7-8086K Intel Core i7-8086K
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1321
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
1309
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
1309
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
1308
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
12C 24T @ 3.80 GHz
1302
Show all Cinebench R23 (Single-Core) results



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.

AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
12788
AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
12788
Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-6950X
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
12713
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
12678
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
12678
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850HS AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850HS
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
12545
AMD Ryzen 7 6800HS AMD Ryzen 7 6800HS
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
12545
Show all Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) results



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 i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
529
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 2.80 GHz
529
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 2.80 GHz
529
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
524
Intel Core i5-1135G7 Intel Core i5-1135G7
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
524
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
524
AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
522
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



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 i7-11850H Intel Core i7-11850H
8C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
5342
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X AMD Ryzen 7 5700X
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
5330
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
5326
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
5292
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
5292
Intel Core i9-7900X Intel Core i9-7900X
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
5286
Intel Xeon Platinum 8160M Intel Xeon Platinum 8160M
24C 48T @ 2.10 GHz
5259
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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 i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 2.80 GHz
231
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 2.80 GHz
231
Intel Core i9-10850K Intel Core i9-10850K
10C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
229
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
228
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
228
Intel Core i9-9900KS Intel Core i9-9900KS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
222
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 AMD Ryzen 5 5500
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
221
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 E5-2695 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4
18C 36T @ 2.20 GHz
2384
Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4 Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4
16C 32T @ 2.60 GHz
2381
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 3.70 GHz
2358
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
2344
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
2344
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X AMD Ryzen 7 5700X
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
2307
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
2307
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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 i9-10885H Intel Core i9-10885H
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
1287
Intel Core i9-10910 Intel Core i9-10910
10C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
1286
AMD Epyc 7453 AMD Epyc 7453
28C 56T @ 2.75 GHz
1285
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
1283
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
1283
Intel Core i7-8700K Intel Core i7-8700K
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
1283
Intel Core i9-10900T Intel Core i9-10900T
10C 20T @ 1.90 GHz
1279
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600 AMD Ryzen 5 5600
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
8009
Intel Xeon W-2140B Intel Xeon W-2140B
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
7969
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650G AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650G
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
7960
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
7923
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
7923
AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
7916
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
7911
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark

V-Ray is a 3D rendering software from the manufacturer Chaos for designers and artists. Unlike many other render engines, V-Ray is capable of so-called hybrid rendering, in which the CPU and GPU work together at the same time.

However, the CPU benchmark we used (CPU Render Mode) only uses the system's processor. The working memory used plays a major role in the V-Ray benchmark. For our benchmarks we use the fastest RAM standard approved by the manufacturer (without overclocking).

Due to the high compatibility of V-Ray (including Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, Cinema 4D, SketchUp, Unreal Engine and Blender), it is a frequently used software. With V-Ray, for example, photorealistic images can be rendered that laypeople cannot distinguish from normal photos.

AMD Ryzen 9 5900H AMD Ryzen 9 5900H
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
9417
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
9355
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
9155
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
9145
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
9145
AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
9111
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
9067
Show all V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark results



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.

To trade Monero you can register with the crypto broker Kraken.com. We've been customers there for a few years now and have been very satisfied so far.

AMD Ryzen 7 2700 AMD Ryzen 7 2700
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
5.75
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
5.75
Intel Core i9-9900KF Intel Core i9-9900KF
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
5.75
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
5.5
Intel Core i7-11700F Intel Core i7-11700F
8C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
5.5
Intel Core i7-11700 Intel Core i7-11700
8C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
5.5
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
5.5
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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 i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
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
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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.

Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
215
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
14C 20T @ 1.80 GHz
206
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
197
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
192
Apple M1 Pro (10-CPU 14-GPU) Apple M1 Pro (10-CPU 14-GPU)
10C 10T @ 3.20 GHz
192
Apple M1 Max (24-GPU) Apple M1 Max (24-GPU)
10C 10T @ 3.20 GHz
192
Apple M1 Max (32-GPU) Apple M1 Max (32-GPU)
10C 10T @ 3.20 GHz
192
Show all Blender 3.1 Benchmark results



The Intel Core i7-10700K is an 8-core processor that can process up to 16 simultaneous threads thanks to Hyper-Threading technology. It has a high base clock of 3.8 GHz, which it can increase up to 4.9 GHz when all cores are utilized. If only one core is utilized, even 5.1 GHz is possible. The CPU is enabled for overclocking and has a multiplier that can be adjusted in the BIOS. Thus, the clock rate can be increased even further if desired. The best possible CPU cooler is required for overclocking.

The Intel Core i7-10700K belongs to the 10th generation of Intel Core i 7 processors and is manufactured in a highly optimized 14 nm process. It belongs to the Comet Lake S processor group. It officially has a TDP of 125 watts, but this is clearly exceeded when all 8 cores are utilized. If the processor is overclocked, 300 watts are also possible. Intel specifies the Tjunction max. with 100 °C. This refers to the maximum temperature that is measured in the CPU core. When the temperature is reached, the CPUs clock rate is automatically reduced to prevent damage to the processor.

An integrated graphics card is included in the processor. Specifically, it is the Intel UHD Graphics 630, which is quite sufficient for smaller or older games in Full HD. For newer games, we recommend using a dedicated graphics card, such as a GeForce RTX 2070 or GeForce RTX 2080.

The 10th generation of Intel Core processors for the mainstream fits into the new socket LGA 1200, which has more traces than the predecessor socket. Among other things, this is supposed to ensure a better power supply for the new processors. The processor has 16 megabytes of level-3 cache. The Intel Core i7-10700K was introduced in the 2nd quarter of 2020.

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