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Intel Core i7 10700F vs i7 10700

We compared two 8-core desktop CPUs: the 2.9 GHz Intel Core i7 10700F against the 2.9 GHz i7 10700. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

NanoReview Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Consumption
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
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Key Differences

What are the key differences between 10700 and 10700F
Advantages of Intel Core i7 10700F
  • Unlocked multiplier
Advantages of Intel Core i7 10700
  • Includes an integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)


Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 10700F and i7 10700


Vendor Intel Intel
Released May 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Launch price 298 USD 323 USD
Type Desktop Desktop
Codename Comet Lake Comet Lake
Model number i7-10700F i7-10700
Socket BGA-1200 BGA-1200
Integrated GPU No Intel UHD Graphics 630


Cores 8 8
Threads 16 16
Base Frequency 2.9 GHz 2.9 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.8 GHz 4.8 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 16MB (shared) 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes No


Fabrication Process 14 nm 14 nm
TDP 65 W 65 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2933 DDR4-2933
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 45.8 GB/s 45.8 GB/s
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i7 10700F official page Intel Core i7 10700 official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16

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Total votes: 38


So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i7 10700 or i7 10700F?