Intel Core i9-11900K: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i9-11900K

Summary

This is Rocket Lake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 8 cores and 16 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 5300 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Intel Socket 1200 processor with a TDP of 125 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR4-3200 memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 31.65 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Core i9-11900K processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Rocket Lake
 
Release date
no data
 

Technical specs

Core i9-11900K's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i9-11900K's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
8
 
Number of threads
16
 
Base frequency
3.5 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
5.3 GHz
 
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
L3 cache
16 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i9-11900K 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
1200
 
Power consumption (TDP)
125 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i9-11900K. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 

Security technologies

Core i9-11900K technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i9-11900K are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i9-11900K.
Supported memory types
DDR4-3200
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i9-11900K.
Integrated graphics
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i9-11900K. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

31.65

Passmark

28082

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i9-11900K is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i9-11900K from AMD is Ryzen 7 5800X, which is faster by 2% and higher by 4 positions in our rating.

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