Core i9-10880H: specs and benchmarks


Aggregated performance score

Core i9-10880H provides acceptable benchmark performance at 9.47% of a leader's which is a 96-core Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX.

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WXRyzen ThreadripperPRO 7995WX


Intel started Core i9-10880H sales 2 April 2020. This is a Comet Lake-H architecture notebook 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 a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1440 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt. It supports DDR4 memory.

Primary details

Core i9-10880H processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking741
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Market segmentLaptop
SeriesIntel Comet Lake
Architecture codenameComet Lake-H (2020)
Release date2 April 2020 (4 years ago)

Detailed specifications

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 cores8 (Octa-Core)
Base clock speed2.3 GHzof 4.7 (Ryzen 9 7900X)
Boost clock speed5.1 GHzof 6.2 (Core i9-14900KS)
L1 cache512 KBof 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache2 MBof 96 (Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX)
L3 cache16 MBof 768 (EPYC 7773X)
Chip lithography14 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplierNo


Information on Core i9-10880H 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.

Power consumption (TDP)45 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i9-10880H. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Hyper-Threading Technology+

Virtualization technologies

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


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i9-10880H's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4

Graphics specifications

General parameters of a GPU integrated into Core i9-10880H.

Integrated graphics cardIntel UHD Graphics 630

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i9-10880H. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Combined synthetic benchmark 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.

i9-10880H 9.47


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%

i9-10880H 14642

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

Benchmark coverage: 15%

i9-10880H 1791

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: 15%

i9-10880H 213

Gaming performance

Closest competitors

Core i9-10880H's performance relative to its closest rivals among notebook CPUs.

Core i9-10880H 100

AMD equivalent

According to our data, the closest AMD alternative to Core i9-10880H is Ryzen 5 PRO 5675U, which is faster by 1% and higher by 8 positions in our ranking.

Ryzen 5 PRO 5675URyzen 5PRO 5675U

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i9-10880H:

Ryzen 5 5625U 102.22
Core i9-10880H 100

Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

Ryzen 5 PRO 5675URyzen 5PRO 5675U
i7-10870HCore i710870H
Ryzen 5 4600HRyzen 54600H
i3-1220PCore i31220P
i7-10875HCore i710875H
Ryzen 5 PRO 5650URyzen 5PRO 5650U

Recommended GPUs

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Core i9-10880H, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Core i9-10880H in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 47 configurations using Core i9-10880H in our database.

Community ratings

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