Intel Core i9-11900KF: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i9-11900KF sales 16 March 2021. 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 max turbo frequency of 5200 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 29.20 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.
Of Core i9-11900KF processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
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.
Information on Core i9-11900KF 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.
Technologies and extensions
Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Core i9-11900KF. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i9-11900KF's memory controller.
Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.
Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Core i9-11900KF. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
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.
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.
Let's see how good Core i9-11900KF is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Overall Core i9-11900KF performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.
We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i9-11900KF from AMD is Ryzen Threadripper 2920X, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.
Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i9-11900KF: