Intel Core i9-10900T vs Core i3-12300

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Intel Core i9-10900T
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Intel Core i3-12300
Intel Core i3-12300
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Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Core i9-10900T and Core i3-12300 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating462471
Value for money24.89no data
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
Architecture codenameno dataAlder Lake-S (2022)
Release date1 April 2020 (2 years ago)January 2022 (recently)
Current price$350 no data
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Technical specs

Core i9-10900T and Core i3-12300 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 cores10 (Deca-Core)4 (Quad-Core)
Threads208
Base clock speed1.9 GHz3.5 GHz
Boost clock speed4.6 GHz4.4 GHz
L1 cacheno data80K (per core)
L2 cacheno data1.25 MB (per core)
L3 cache20 MB Intel® Smart Cache12 MB (shared)
Chip lithography14 nmIntel 7 nm
Die sizeno data163 mm2
Maximum core temperature100 °C100 °C
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility+no data
Unlocked multiplier--

Compatibility

Information on Core i9-10900T and Core i3-12300 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 configuration11
SocketFCLGA1200FCLGA1700
Thermal design power (TDP)35 Watt60 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i9-10900T and Core i3-12300. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI++
AVXno data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Speed Shiftno data+
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
TSX-no data
TSXno data+
Idle States++
Thermal Monitoring++
SIPP+no data
Turbo Boost Max 3.0+-

Security technologies

Core i9-10900T and Core i3-12300 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT++
EDB++
Secure Key++
Identity Protection+no data
SGXYes with Intel® MEno data
OS Guard++

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i9-10900T and Core i3-12300 are enumerated here.

VT-d++
VT-x++
EPT++

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i9-10900T and Core i3-12300. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2933DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
Maximum memory size128 GB128 GB
Max memory channels22
Maximum memory bandwidth45.8 GB/s76.8 GB/s
ECC memory support-no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardIntel UHD Graphics 630-
Max video memory64 GB-
Clear Video+-
InTru 3D+-

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i9-10900T and Core i3-12300 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution support+-

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i9-10900T and Core i3-12300.

PCIe version3.05.0 and 4.0
PCI Express lanes1620

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.

i9-10900T 15.09
+1.3%
i3-12300 14.90
  • 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%

i9-10900T 15209
+1.2%
i3-12300 15023

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 15.09 14.90
Boost clock speed 0 4400
Base clock speed 0 3500
Thermal design power (TDP) 35 Watt 60 Watt

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Intel Core i9-10900T
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Intel Core i3-12300
Intel Core i3-12300

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Competitors of Core i9-10900T by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i9-10900T from AMD is Ryzen 7 PRO 2700, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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Competitors of Core i3-12300 by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i3-12300 by AMD is Ryzen 7 1700, which is slower by 1% and lower by 11 positions in our rating.

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User rating

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