Intel Core i9-10900F processor review

Core i9-10900F processor released by Intel; release date: 30 Apr 2020. At the time of release, the processor cost $423. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Comet Lake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 10, threads - 20. Maximum CPU clock speed - 5.20 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 100°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 640 KB, L2 - 2.5 MB, L3 - 20 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-2933. Maximum memory size: 128 GB.

Supported socket types: FCLGA1200. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 65 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3261
3148
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
88673
21228
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 3148
PassMark - CPU mark 21228

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Comet Lake
Launch date 30 Apr 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $423
Place in performance rating 34
Processor Number i9-10900F
Series 10th Generation Intel Core i9 Processors
Status Launched
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.80 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s
L1 cache 640 KB
L2 cache 2.5 MB
L3 cache 20 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 100°C
Maximum frequency 5.20 GHz
Number of cores 10
Number of threads 20

Memory

Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 45.8 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2933

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA1200
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt
Thermal Solution PCG 2015C

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Scalability 1S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Secure Boot

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel SSE4.1, Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)