Intel Core i9-10980HK: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i9-10980HK

Summary

Intel started Intel Core i9-10980HK sales 2 April 2020. This is 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 an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCBGA1440 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR4-2933 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 21.33 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Core i9-10980HK processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Comet Lake
 
Architecture codename
Comet Lake-H
 
Release date
2 April 2020
 

Technical specs

Core i9-10980HK's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i9-10980HK's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
8
 
Number of threads
16
 
Base frequency
2.4 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)
 
of 8192 (Opteron 3380)
L3 cache
16 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
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 i9-10980HK 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
FCBGA1440
 
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i9-10980HK. 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
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Speed Shift
+
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
+
 

Security technologies

Core i9-10980HK technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i9-10980HK are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i9-10980HK.
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
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i9-10980HK.
Integrated graphics
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Graphics max frequency
1.25 GHz
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i9-10980HK's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
DVI
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i9-10980HK's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@30Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i9-10980HK's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.5
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i9-10980HK'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 i9-10980HK. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

21.33

3DMark06 CPU

13765

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

206

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

1735

WinRAR 4.0

6869

x264 encoding pass 1

239

x264 encoding pass 2

98

TrueCrypt AES

10

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

5687

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

30205

Passmark

17037

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i9-10980HK is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i9-10980HK performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i9-10980HK from AMD is Ryzen 5 4600H, which is slower by 7% and lower by 20 positions in our rating.

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