Intel Core i9 10900K vs i9 10850K

We compared two 10-core desktop CPUs: the 3.7 GHz Intel Core i9 10900K against the 3.6 GHz i9 10850K. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

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

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 10850K and 10900K
Advantages of Intel Core i9 10900K
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.3 GHz vs 5.2 GHz)

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
15684
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
23509
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
10903
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i9 10900K and i9 10850K

General

Vendor Intel Intel
Released May 1, 2020 July 27, 2020
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Comet Lake Comet Lake
Model number i9-10900K i9-10850K
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 630 UHD Graphics 630

CPU

Performance Cores
P-Cores 10 10
P-Threads 20 20
Base Frequency (P) 3.7 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.3 GHz 5.2 GHz
Total
Total Cores 10 10
Total Threads 20 20
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 37x 36x
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 20MB (shared) 20MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes

Package

Fabrication process 14 nm 14 nm
Socket LGA-1200 LGA-1200
TDP 125 W 125 W
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU Base Clock 350 MHz 350 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1200 MHz 1200 MHz
Shading Units 192 192
TMUs 24 24
ROPs 3 3
Execution Units 24 24
TGP 15 W 15 W
Max. Resolution 4096x2304 - 60 Hz 4096x2304 - 60 Hz
iGPU FLOPS
0.38 TFLOPS
0.38 TFLOPS

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

Misc

Official site Intel Core i9 10900K official page Intel Core i9 10850K official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i9 10850K or i9 10900K?
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AGB 13 November 2022 21:56
10850k, better price-to-performance ratio.
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