AMD EPYC 7H12 vs Intel Core i9-10900T

Price now 4248$
Games supported 100%
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Intel Core i9-10900T
Intel Core i9-10900T
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Price now 340$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing EPYC 7H12 and Core i9-10900T processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating1475
Place by popularity41no data
Value for money11.2719.24
Market segmentServerDesktop processor
SeriesAMD EPYCno data
Architecture codenameZen 2 (2019−2020)no data
Release date18 September 2019 (3 years ago)1 April 2020 (2 years ago)
Current price$4248 $340
Value for money

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Technical specs

EPYC 7H12 and Core i9-10900T 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 cores64 (Tetrahexaconta-Core)10 (Deca-Core)
Base clock speed2.6 GHz1.9 GHz
Boost clock speed3.3 GHz4.6 GHz
L1 cache96K (per core)no data
L2 cache512K (per core)no data
L3 cache256 MB (shared)20 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Chip lithography7 nm, 14 nm14 nm
Die size192 mm2no data
Maximum core temperatureno data100 °C
Number of transistors4,800 millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier+-


Information on EPYC 7H12 and Core i9-10900T 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 configuration2 (Multiprocessor)1
Thermal design power (TDP)280 Watt35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by EPYC 7H12 and Core i9-10900T. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsno dataIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AVX+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
TSXno data-
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
SIPPno data+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0no data+

Security technologies

EPYC 7H12 and Core i9-10900T technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
Identity Protectionno data+
SGXno dataYes with Intel® ME
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by EPYC 7H12 and Core i9-10900T are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data
VT-dno data+
VT-xno data+
EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by EPYC 7H12 and Core i9-10900T. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4 Eight-channelDDR4-2933
Maximum memory size4 TiB128 GB
Max memory channels82
Maximum memory bandwidth204.763 GB/s45.8 GB/s
ECC memory support+-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardno dataIntel UHD Graphics 630
Max video memoryno data64 GB
Quick Sync Videono data+
Clear Videono data+
Clear Video HDno data+
Graphics max frequencyno data1.2 GHz
InTru 3Dno data+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of EPYC 7H12 and Core i9-10900T integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supportedno data3

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by EPYC 7H12 and Core i9-10900T integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution supportno data+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4no data4096 x 2160@30Hz
Max resolution over eDPno data4096 x 2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPortno data4096 x 2304@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by EPYC 7H12 and Core i9-10900T integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectXno data12
OpenGLno data4.5


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by EPYC 7H12 and Core i9-10900T.

PCIe versionno data3.0
PCI Express lanesno data16

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.

EPYC 7H12 100.00
i9-10900T 15.02
  • 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: 69%

EPYC 7H12 100817
i9-10900T 15146

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 100.00 15.02
Recency 18 September 2019 1 April 2020
Boost clock speed 3300 0
Base clock speed 2600 0
Chip lithography 7 nm 14 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 280 Watt 35 Watt

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends


Be aware that EPYC 7H12 is a server/workstation processor while Core i9-10900T is a desktop one.

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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 faster by 1% and higher by 5 positions in our rating.

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