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Intel Core i9 11900H vs i9 10980HK

We compared two 8-core laptop CPUs: the 2.1-2.5 GHz Intel Core i9 11900H against the 2.4 GHz i9 10980HK. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


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 Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 10980HK and 11900H
Advantages of Intel Core i9 11900H
  • Newer - released 1-year and 1-month later
  • Has 8 MB larger L3 cache size
  • More modern manufacturing process – 10 versus 14 nanometers
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
  • 25% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1632 vs 1304 points
  • More powerful Intel UHD Graphics 750 integrated graphics: 0.46 vs 0.38 TFLOPS
  • Around 5.4 GB/s (12%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
Advantages of Intel Core i9 10980HK
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • 8% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.3 GHz vs 4.9 GHz)


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


Full technical specification of Intel Core i9 11900H and i9 10980HK


Vendor Intel Intel
Released May 11, 2021 April 1, 2020
Launch price 546 USD 583 USD
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Tiger Lake H45 Comet Lake-H
Model number i9-11900H i9-10980HK
Socket BGA-1787 BGA-1440
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 750 UHD Graphics 630


Cores 8 8
Threads 16 16
Base Frequency 2.1-2.5 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.9 GHz 5.3 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 21-25x 24x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 1250K (per core) 256K (per core)
L3 Cache 24MB (shared) 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No Yes


Fabrication process 10 nm 14 nm
TDP 35-45 W 45 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 750 Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 350 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 900 MHz 1000 MHz
Shading Units 256 192
TMUs 64 24
ROPs 32 3
Execution Units 32 24
TGP 15 W 15 W
Max. Resolution 3840x2160 - 60 Hz 4096x2304 - 60 Hz

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-2933
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s 45.8 GB/s
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i9 11900H official page Intel Core i9 10980HK official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 16

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