Intel Core i9-10900 vs AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE

General info

Comparing Core i9-10900 and Ryzen 7 4700GE processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
7.14
 
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Market segment
Desktop processor
 
Desktop processor
Series
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AMD Ryzen 7
Architecture codename
Comet Lake
 
Renoir
Launch date
30 April 2020 (1 year ago)
 
21 July 2020 (1 year ago)
Price now
$425
 
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Technical specs

Core i9-10900 and Ryzen 7 4700GE basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores
10 (Deca-Core)
 
8 (Octa-Core)
Threads
20
 
16
Base clock speed
2.8 GHz
 
3.1 GHz
Boost clock speed
5.1 GHz
 
4.3 GHz
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
64K (per core)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
512K (per core)
L3 cache
20 MB (shared)
 
8 MB
Chip lithography
14 nm
 
7 nm
Die size
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156 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
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Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
95 °C
Number of transistors
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9800 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+
Unlocked multiplier
-
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i9-10900 and Ryzen 7 4700GE compatibility with other computer components: 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 configuration
1
 
1
Socket
FCLGA1200
 
AM4
Thermal design power (TDP)
65 Watt
 
35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i9-10900 and Ryzen 7 4700GE. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
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AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
+
 
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Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
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Turbo Boost Technology
2.0
 
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Hyper-Threading Technology
+
 
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Idle States
+
 
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Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-
SIPP
+
 
-
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
+
 
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Security technologies

Core i9-10900 and Ryzen 7 4700GE technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT
+
 
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EDB
+
 
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Secure Key
+
 
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Identity Protection
+
 
-
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
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OS Guard
+
 
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Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i9-10900 and Ryzen 7 4700GE are enumerated here.

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

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i9-10900 and Ryzen 7 4700GE. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory types
DDR4-2933
 
DDR4-3200
Maximum memory size
128 GB
 
128 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
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Maximum memory bandwidth
45.8 GB/s
 
51.196 GB/s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Max video memory
64 GB
 
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Quick Sync Video
+
 
-
Clear Video
+
 
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Clear Video HD
+
 
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Graphics max frequency
1.2 GHz
 
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InTru 3D
+
 
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Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i9-10900 and Ryzen 7 4700GE integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supported
3
 
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Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i9-10900 and Ryzen 7 4700GE integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution support
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Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096 x 2160@30Hz
 
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Max resolution over eDP
4096 x 2304@60Hz
 
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Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096 x 2304@60Hz
 
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Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i9-10900 and Ryzen 7 4700GE integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX
12
 
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OpenGL
4.5
 
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Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i9-10900 and Ryzen 7 4700GE.

PCIe version
3.0
 
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PCI Express lanes
16
 
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Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score 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.

i9-10900 23.68 +0.6%
Ryzen 7 4700GE 23.53

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.

i9-10900 20782 +0.6%
Ryzen 7 4700GE 20648

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i9-10900 and Ryzen 7 4700GE are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately. Also, your gaming PC must have a decent enough GPU to perform well.

Both CPUs satisfy the 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%
Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%

Competitors of Core i9-10900 from AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i9-10900 from AMD is Ryzen 7 4700GE, which is slower by 1% and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i9-10900:

Competitors of Ryzen 7 4700GE from Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 7 4700GE from Intel is Core i7-990X EE, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 7 4700GE:

Advantages of Intel Core i9-10900

0.6% better performance in benchmarks

Higher boost clock speed (5200 vs 4300 MHz)

Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)

AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)

TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)

Thermal Monitoring Technologies

SIPP

IdentityProtectionTechVersion

QuickSyncVideo

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE

More powerful video core

Somewhat newer (21 July 2020 vs 30 April 2020)

Higher base clock speed (3100 vs 2800 MHz)

Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 14 nm)

Lower power consumption (35W vs 65W), meaning that the rival with higher TDP might require a better cooler or other thermal solution.

AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)

x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)

Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)

Unlocked

So, which one is the better CPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between Intel Core i9-10900 and AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE. The differences in performance seem too small.

Should you still have questions on choice between Core i9-10900 and Ryzen 7 4700GE, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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