Intel Core i7-10700KF: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i7-10700KF

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i7-10700KF sales 30 April 2020. This is Comet Lake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 8 cores and 16 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 5100 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1200 processor with a TDP of 125 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR4-2933 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 22.06 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Core i7-10700KF processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.39
 
Market segment
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Comet Lake
 
Release date
30 April 2020
 
Price now
$2073
 

Technical specs

Core i7-10700KF's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-10700KF's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
8
 
Number of threads
16
 
Base frequency
3.8 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
5.1 GHz
 
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
L3 cache
16 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-10700KF compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCLGA1200
 
Power consumption (TDP)
125 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-10700KF. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
+
 

Security technologies

Core i7-10700KF technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-10700KF are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-10700KF.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2933
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
128 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
45.8 GB/s
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i7-10700KF's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-10700KF. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

22.06

Passmark

19578

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i7-10700KF is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-10700KF from AMD is Ryzen 7 4700G, which is faster by 2% and higher by 8 positions in our rating.

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