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
"...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
BASE CLOCK SPEED
Unlocked & Overclockable2
INTEL® SMART CACHE
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.
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.
Real World Performance to Drive
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.
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
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
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