Intel Core i7-10850H: specs and benchmarks

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Year of release 2020
Performance 12.03

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i7-10850H sales 2 April 2020 at a recommended price of $395. This is Comet Lake-H architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4900 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1440 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR4 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

12.03%

of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7H12.

General info

Of Core i7-10850H processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating583
Market segmentLaptop
SeriesIntel Comet Lake
Architecture codenameComet Lake-H (2020)
Release date2 April 2020 (2 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$395of 305 (Core i7-870)

Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores6 (Hexa-Core)
Threads12
Base clock speed2.7 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed4.9 GHzof 5.5 (Core i9-12900KS)
L1 cache64K (per core)of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache256K (per core)of 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache8 MB (shared)of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography14 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Maximum core temperature100 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)72 °Cof 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+
Unlocked multiplier-

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-10850H compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketFCBGA1440
Thermal design power (TDP)45 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i7-10850H. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI+
AVX+
vPro+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Speed Shift+
Hyper-Threading Technology+
TSX-
TSX+
Idle States+
Thermal Monitoring+
Flex Memory Access+
SIPP+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0+

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+
EDB+
Secure Key+
Identity Protection+
SGXYes with Intel® ME
OS Guard+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

AMD-V+
VT-d+
VT-x+
EPT+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-10850H's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4of 5200 (Ryzen 5 7600X)
Maximum memory size128 GBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels2of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
Maximum memory bandwidth45.8 GB/sof 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i7-10850H.

Integrated graphics cardIntel® UHD Graphics for 10th Gen Intel® Processors
Quick Sync Video+
Graphics max frequency1.15 GHz

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-10850H's integrated GPU.

Number of displays supported3
eDP+
DisplayPort+
HDMI+
DVI+

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-10850H's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution support+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.44096 x 2304@30Hz
Max resolution over eDP4096 x 2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort4096 x 2304@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-10850H's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX12
OpenGL4.5

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version3.0of 5 (Core i9-12900K)
PCI Express lanes16of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i7-10850H. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

i7-10850H 12.03
  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
  • 3DMark06 CPU
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core
  • TrueCrypt AES
  • WinRAR 4.0

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

i7-10850H 12126

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

Benchmark coverage: 37%

i7-10850H 1149

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

Benchmark coverage: 37%

i7-10850H 5320

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.

Benchmark coverage: 20%

i7-10850H 7653

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

i7-10850H 34586

3DMark06 CPU

3DMark06 is a discontinued DirectX 9 benchmark suite from Futuremark. Its CPU part contains two scenarios, one dedicated to artificial intelligence pathfinding, another to game physics using PhysX package.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

i7-10850H 9471

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 11.5 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R11.5 which uses all the processor threads. A maximum of 64 threads is supported in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 17%

i7-10850H 12

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core (sometimes called Multi-Thread) is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

i7-10850H 1232

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R11.5 is an old benchmark by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version loads a single thread with ray tracing to render a glossy room full of crystal spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

i7-10850H 2.3

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R15 (standing for Release 15) is a benchmark made by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version (sometimes called Single-Thread) only uses a single processor thread to render a room full of reflective spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

i7-10850H 203

TrueCrypt AES

TrueCrypt is a discontinued piece of software that was widely used for on-the-fly-encryption of disk partitions, now superseded by VeraCrypt. It contains several embedded performance tests, one of them being TrueCrypt AES, which measures data encryption speed using AES algorithm. Result is encryption speed in gigabytes per second.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

i7-10850H 7.8

WinRAR 4.0

WinRAR 4.0 is an outdated version of a popular file archiver. It contains an internal speed test, using 'Best' setting of RAR compression on large chunks of randomly generated data. Its results are measured in kilobytes per second.

Benchmark coverage: 12%

i7-10850H 5519

Game benchmarks

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i7-10850H performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook CPUs.


AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-10850H from AMD is Ryzen 3 PRO 5475U, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 5 positions in our rating.

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