Intel Core i9-10900K Unlocked 10 Cores 20 Threads 5.30GHz LGA1200 BX8070110900K

SKU: 120779

· Number of Cores: 10
· Number of Threads: 20
· Processor Base Frequency: 3.70 GHz
· Max Turbo Frequency: 5.30 GHz
· 20MB Intel Smart Cache

With a 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10900K CPU, you get a powerful processor able to run the latest and most demanding games.  It comes with 10 cores and 20 threads thanks to the inclusion of Hyperthreading. Versus previous generation CPUs, the extra cores mean enthusiast-level content creation. The 10th generation Intel CPU boasts of a 3.70 GHz base frequency which allows boosting up to 5.30 GHz* thanks to Intel Thermal Velocity Boost, enabling it to process instructions much quicker than the previous generation CPUs.

 


Unlocked & Overclockable

 

Being a ‘K’ model, means that the Intel Core i9-10900K has an unlocked multiplier. Having an unlocked multiplier means that you can enhance performance further by overclocking. Choose to manually overclock or use the Intel Performance Maximizer (IPM) software which will automatically analyze and calibrate your CPU's settings for the best performance. Choose the Intel Core i9-10900K for the ultimate desktop gaming experience.

 
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10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10900K Desktop Processor

Introducing Intel® 10th Gen 
"...the Core i9-10900K is unquestionably the fastest gaming processor on the market."
"If you want the absolute best CPU for gaming, then the Core i9-10900K is all the CPU you need."
"The Best CPU for Extreme Gaming PC Builds"

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
10 Cores
20 Threads
3.7GHZ
BASE CLOCK SPEED
Yes
Unlocked & Overclockable2
20MB
INTEL® SMART CACHE
125W
TDP

Get More Done with 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.

Hyper-Threading

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™ i9-10900K will enable you to unleash your ideas like never before or enjoy and share incredible PC gaming. Under load, the Core™ i9-10900K 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.

Core i9 Chip

Real World Performance to Drive 

CreativityProductivityGamingEntertainment

Gain a competitive edge in both work and play. The i9-10900K 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.

Clock Speed Gaming Benefits with 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors

Understand how clock speed can make a difference to your gaming performance, including higher FPS for smoother game play. Featuring 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors.

Clock Speed Benefits with Core i9

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.

GET MORE OUT OF YOUR FAVOURITE TITLES

WITH A PC POWERED BY A 10TH GEN INTEL® CORE™ PROCESSOR

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EARN YOUR DYNASTY BY DEFEATING MORE HORDES & ENEMIES WITH 10TH GEN INTEL® CORE™ PROCESSORS

Feel your pulse quicken when you enter Total War: Three Kingdoms and choose Dynasty Mode, an in-game feature optimised for Intel processors created in partnership with Creative Assembly. Put your campaign strategy to the test and push the limits of your PC with up to 6X the number of enemy units as you build your empire.

 
 
 
 

WHICH ONE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

Learn about Intel’s new 10th Generation and decide which one suits your needs.

 
Choose your perfect fit

Drive your experience
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

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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

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Specifications

Essentials

Product Collection

10th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 Processors

Code Name

Products formerly Comet Lake

Vertical Segment

Desktop

Processor Number

i9-10900K

Status

Launched

Launch Date

Q2'20

Lithography

14 nm

Included Items

Please note: The boxed product does not include a fan or heat sink

Use Conditions

PC/Client/Tablet

Performance

# of Cores

10

# of Threads

20

Processor Base Frequency

3.70 GHz

Max Turbo Frequency

5.30 GHz

Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost Frequency

5.30 GHz

Cache

20 MB Intel® Smart Cache

Bus Speed

8 GT/s

Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency

5.20 GHz

TDP

125 W

Configurable TDP-down Frequency

3.30 GHz

Configurable TDP-down

95 W

Memory Specifications

Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type)

128 GB

Memory Types

DDR4-2933

Max # of Memory Channels

2

Max Memory Bandwidth

45.8 GB/s

ECC Memory Supported

No

Processor Graphics

Processor Graphics

Intel® UHD Graphics 630

Graphics Base Frequency

350 MHz

Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency

1.20 GHz

Graphics Video Max Memory

64 GB

4K Support

Yes, at 60Hz

Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4)

4096x2160@30Hz

Max Resolution (DP)