Intel Core i9-11900KF vs Intel Core i7-10700

Comparative analysis of Intel Core i9-11900KF and Intel Core i7-10700 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics image quality, Graphics API support. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), 3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Core i9-11900KF

  • CPU is newer: launch date 9 month(s) later
  • Around 10% higher clock speed: 5.30 GHz vs 4.80 GHz
  • Around 23% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 3602 vs 2930
  • Around 48% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 25482 vs 17231
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 16 Mar 2021 vs 27 May 2020
Maximum frequency 5.30 GHz vs 4.80 GHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 3602 vs 2930
PassMark - CPU mark 25482 vs 17231

Reasons to consider the Intel Core i7-10700

  • Around 92% lower typical power consumption: 65 Watt vs 125 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt vs 125 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Core i9-11900KF
CPU 2: Intel Core i7-10700

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
3602
2930
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
25482
17231
Name Intel Core i9-11900KF Intel Core i7-10700
PassMark - Single thread mark 3602 2930
PassMark - CPU mark 25482 17231
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 2034
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 2034
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 6970
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 6970
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 11748
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 11748
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 10175

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Core i9-11900KF Intel Core i7-10700

Essentials

Architecture codename Rocket Lake Comet Lake
Launch date 16 Mar 2021 27 May 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $513 - $524 $323
Place in performance rating 31 22
Processor Number i9-11900KF i7-10700
Series 11th Generation Intel Core i9 Processors 10th Generation Intel Core i7 Processors
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3.50 GHz 2.90 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 cache 512 KB 512 KB
L2 cache 2 MB 2 MB
L3 cache 16 MB 16 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 100°C 100°C
Maximum frequency 5.30 GHz 4.80 GHz
Number of cores 8 8
Number of threads 16 16

Memory

Max memory channels 2 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 50 GB/s 45.8 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-2933

Compatibility

Configurable TDP-down 95 Watt
Configurable TDP-down Frequency 3.00 GHz
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 1
Package Size 37.5 mm x 37.5 mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA1200 LGA 1200
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 125 Watt 65 Watt
Thermal Solution PCG 2019A PCG 2015C

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 20 16
PCI Express revision 4.0 3.0
PCIe configurations Up to 1x16+1x4, 2x8+1x4, 1x8+3x4 Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Scalability 1S Only 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 AVX-512 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)

Graphics

Device ID 0x9BC5
Graphics base frequency 350 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.20 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 64 GB
Processor graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2160@30Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5