Enjoy the ultimate desktop gaming experience by powering your gaming rig with the 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10900KF CPU. Play the latest games without lag with peak gaming performance. This powerful Comet Lake-S processor features 10 cores, 20 threads, a base frequency of 3.70 GHz and boosts up to 5.30 GHz* thanks to Intel Thermal Velocity Boost. These specifications make the Core i9-10900KF a far superior processor compared to its predecessor which enables you to not only run resource-demanding games but also stream and experience enthusiast-level content creation.
Intel Core i9-10900KF comes with an unlocked multiplier meaning you can overclock easily for improved performance. Easily overclock automatically using Intel Performance Maximizer (IPM) or dial in your desired settings manually if you’re a seasoned overclocker. If you find your system no longer able to handle the latest games, upgrade your CPU with the Intel Core i9-10900KF processor.
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10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900KF Desktop Processor
ELITE REAL-WORLD PERFORMANCE
FOR ULTIMATE GAMING & CONTENT CREATION
Up to 5.3GHz
Max Clock Speed with Intel® Turbo Boost Max 3.0 and Thermal Velocity Boost1
BASE CLOCK SPEED
Unlocked & Overclockable2
INTEL® SMART CACHE
Discrete Graphics Required
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Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® HT Technology uses processor resources more efficiently, enabling multiple threads to run on each core. It increases processor throughput to improve overall performance, meaning it can run demanding applications simultaneously while maintaining system responsiveness. Intel® HT Technology is now available across the entire 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processor family, allowing you to multitask with confidence, and do more simultaneously, no matter which Intel® Core™ processor you choose.
Take Gaming and Content Creation to the Next Level
Intel's fastest gaming processor. Featuring 10 Cores, 20 Threads and a base frequency of 3.7GHz, the Intel® Core™ i9-10900KF will enable you to unleash your ideas like never before or enjoy and share incredible PC gaming. Under load, the Core™ i9-10900KF can push up to a 5.3 GHz clock speed with Intel® Turbo Boost Max 3.0 and Thermal Velocity Boost technologies, providing power when you need it the most.
Level up your technology
Experience amazing gameplay and creativity with Intel’s supported platform features. Get more from your PC build by untethering with Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), versatile connectivity with Thunderbolt™ 3, and accelerated responsiveness with Intel® Optane™ memory.
Real World Performance to Drive
Gain a competitive edge in both work and play. The i9-10900KF features Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology, 10 Cores and 20 Threads making it the perfect platform for multi-tasking. Render and encode in the background without missing a beat. Conquer your workload and creative aspirations with more efficient application management.
WHICH ONE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
Learn about Intel’s new 10th Generation and decide which one suits your needs.
Choose your perfect fit
PUSH PAST THE LIMIT WITH OVERCLOCKING
Increase processing power by fine-tuning your system to run your processor at higher settings2 to improve frame rates and achieve smoother gameplay. See below on how Intel® Performance Maximizer & Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility make overclocking easy.
Wargaming.net (World of Tanks)
“With the 10th Generation of their Core® platform, Intel are once again pushing the boundaries of the modern CPU architecture. The performance boost compared to the predecessors will ensure the World of Tanks Core engine fully unleashes its potential in Ray Tracing and other latest rendering technologies, allowing for deeper immersion and more enjoyable gameplay.”
Vladimir Ostapenko, Head of Development, World of Tanks.
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with unique tech from intel
Intel® Easy Streaming Wizard simplifies the process of configuring your processor’s capabilities, bandwidth and peripherals—helping to get you streaming in minutes, instead of hours.4
Easily begin to overclock your processor with Intel® Performance Maximizer, a hyper-intelligent overclocking tool that helps you gain a fast, competitive edge.2,5
Push the limits with Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility’s advanced performance-tuning software that enables experienced enthusiasts to overclock, monitor, and stress a system.2,6
10th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 Processors
Products formerly Comet Lake
Please note: The boxed product does not include a fan or heat sink
# of Cores
# of Threads
Processor Base Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost Frequency
20 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency
Configurable TDP-down Frequency
Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)
Max # of Memory Channels
Max Memory Bandwidth
ECC Memory Supported
PCI Express Revision
PCI Express Configurations
Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes
Max CPU Configuration
Thermal Solution Specification
37.5mm x 37.5mm
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost
Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Transactional Synchronization Extensions
Instruction Set Extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Identity Protection Technology
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Security & Reliability
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Yes with Intel® ME
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Boot Guard
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