Intel Core i9-10900 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i9-10900 has 10 cores with 20 threads and is based on the 10. gen of the Intel Core i9 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1200 socket and was released in Q2/2020. The Intel Core i9-10900 scores 1,379 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 10,744 points.
Intel Core i9-10900

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i9-10900. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i9-10900.

Name: Intel Core i9-10900
Family: Intel Core i9 (78)
CPU group: Intel Core i 10000 (43)
Architecture: Comet Lake S
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 10
Predecessor: Intel Core i9-9900
Successor: Intel Core i9-11900

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i9-10900 has 10 CPU cores and can calculate 20 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i9-10900 is 2.80 GHz (5.20 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 10 / 20
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 10x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.80 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 5.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (10 Cores): 4.60 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i9-10900 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i9-10900 uses the Intel UHD Graphics 630, which has 192 texture shaders and 24 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.20 GHz
Compute units: 24
Shader: 192
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2017
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

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 & PCIe

The processor can use up to 128 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 45.8 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2933
45.8 GB/s
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 65 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

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

Technical details

The Intel Core i9-10900 is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 20.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1200
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 20.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Release date: Q2/2020
Release price: 439 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i9-10900 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 7 5700X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5700X3D
8C 16T @ 4.10 GHz
1365
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5675U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5675U
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
1364
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650U
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
1361
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
1354
AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1354
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT
12C 24T @ 4.70 GHz
1354
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
1354

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 3 5300G AMD Ryzen 3 5300G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1380
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 5350G AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 5350G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1380
Intel Core i7-8086K Intel Core i7-8086K
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
1380
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
1379
Intel Xeon W-1250P Intel Xeon W-1250P
6C 12T @ 4.80 GHz
1379
Intel Xeon E-2286G Intel Xeon E-2286G
6C 6T @ 4.90 GHz
1379
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
1379

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 i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
10765
Intel Core i7-11700KF Intel Core i7-11700KF
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
10765
Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4 Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4
16C 32T @ 2.80 GHz
10762
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 4.60 GHz
10744
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 4.60 GHz
10744
Intel Core i7-12700TE Intel Core i7-12700TE
12C 20T @ 3.20 GHz
10689
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 4.50 GHz
10651

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Xeon E-2286M Intel Xeon E-2286M
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1668
AMD Ryzen 3 5425U AMD Ryzen 3 5425U
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1663
Intel Xeon Gold 6348 Intel Xeon Gold 6348
28C 56T @ 3.50 GHz
1663
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
1662
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
64C 128T @ 4.20 GHz
1662
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
1662
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1659

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Xeon W-2175 Intel Xeon W-2175
14C 28T @ 3.60 GHz
9056
Intel Core i9-10900K Intel Core i9-10900K
10C 20T @ 4.90 GHz
8990
Intel Core i9-11900T Intel Core i9-11900T
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
8977
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 4.60 GHz
8972
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 4.60 GHz
8972
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
8964
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
8964

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 5 5500 AMD Ryzen 5 5500
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
535
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
16C 32T @ 4.70 GHz
531
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
530
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
529
Intel Core i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
529
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
529
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
529

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 i9-9960X Intel Core i9-9960X
16C 32T @ 4.10 GHz
6671
Intel Core i9-10900K Intel Core i9-10900K
10C 20T @ 4.90 GHz
6419
Intel Core i9-10900KF Intel Core i9-10900KF
10C 20T @ 4.90 GHz
6419
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 4.60 GHz
6378
Intel Core i9-12900H Intel Core i9-12900H
14C 20T @ 3.80 GHz
6371
Intel Xeon Gold 6148 Intel Xeon Gold 6148
20C 40T @ 3.00 GHz
6342
Intel Core i9-10850K Intel Core i9-10850K
10C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
6318

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 i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
461
Intel Core i9-10880H Intel Core i9-10880H
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
461
AMD Ryzen Embedded R2312 AMD Ryzen Embedded R2312
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.20 GHz
461
AMD Ryzen 3 5125C AMD Ryzen 3 5125C
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.20 GHz
461

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.
AMD Ryzen 7 4700G AMD Ryzen 7 4700G
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
20255
AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
20250
Intel Core i5-1340P Intel Core i5-1340P
12C 16T @ 1.80 GHz
20244
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 4.60 GHz
20233
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 4.60 GHz
20233
Intel Xeon Gold 6138 Intel Xeon Gold 6138
20C 40T @ 2.80 GHz
20226
Intel Xeon W-1290 Intel Xeon W-1290
10C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
20159

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
565
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
565
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
564
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 4.60 GHz
562
Intel Core i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
562
Intel Core i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
558
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
557

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i9-10850K Intel Core i9-10850K
10C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
7221
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
7153
Intel Core i9-10920X Intel Core i9-10920X
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
7076
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 2.80 GHz
6781
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
6760
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 2.80 GHz
6751
AMD Ryzen 7 8845HS AMD Ryzen 7 8845HS
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
6744

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.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
235
Intel Core i9-10900K Intel Core i9-10900K
10C 20T @ 5.30 GHz
232
Intel Core i9-10900KF Intel Core i9-10900KF
10C 20T @ 5.30 GHz
232
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
231
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
231
Intel Core i9-10850K Intel Core i9-10850K
10C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
229
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
228

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 6142F Intel Xeon Gold 6142F
16C 32T @ 2.90 GHz
2578
Intel Xeon Gold 6142M Intel Xeon Gold 6142M
16C 32T @ 2.90 GHz
2578
Intel Xeon E5-2698 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2698 v3
16C 32T @ 3.00 GHz
2544
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 4.60 GHz
2541
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 4.60 GHz
2541
Intel Core i9-11900KF Intel Core i9-11900KF
8C 16T @ 4.80 GHz
2515
Intel Core i9-11900K Intel Core i9-11900K
8C 16T @ 4.80 GHz
2515

Benchmarks





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