Intel Core i9 10900K
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Intel Core i9 10900K

  • Product SKU: 118990
  • Category:CPU

Helping Power the Worlds Fastest Gaming Desktop PCs

Introducing the all new 10th Generation Intel Core i9 10900K processor, Unlocked 10th Gen Intel® Core™ desktop processors are optimized for enthusiast gamers, overclockers and serious content creators looking to take advantage of amazing overclocking and unleash the performance capabilities of these new processors. With an optimal balance of frequency, cores and threads, advanced tuning support, and blazing connectivity, unlocked 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processors supercharge desktops for a competitive edge.

True Intelligence from Intel

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.

Performance Boost

Get up to 5.3 GHz clock speed with Intel® Turbo Boost Max 3.0 and Thermal Velocity Boost technologies

Tweak and Tune

Unlocked with new overclocking controls that offer additional performance tuning flexibility


Multi-task effortlessly with Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology

Ready, Steady, Go

Intel@reg; 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.

Overclocking made easier

Easily begin to overclock your processor with Intel® Performance Maximizer, a hyper-intelligent overclocking tool that helps you gain a fast, competitive edge.

Push it to the limit

Push the limits with Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility's advanced performance-tuning software that enables experienced enthusiasts to overclock, monitor, and stress a system.

10th Generation Intel Family

Whether you’re looking to fully experience the latest games and entertainment or boost your productivity when creating or running the latest business productivity apps, Intel’s newest lineup of desktop processors delivers powerful features that empower you to do more.


Product Collection - 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 Processors

Code Name -  Products formerly Comet Lake

Processor Number - i9-10900K

Lithography - 14 nm

CPU Specifications

Cores - 10

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

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 Frequency - 5.10 GHz

TDP - 125 W

Configurable TDP-down Frequency - 3.30 GHz

Configurable TDP-down - 95 W

Supplemental Information

Embedded Options Available - No  

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) - 4096 x 2160@60Hz

Max Resolution (DP) - 4096 x 2304@60Hz

Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel) - 4096 x 2304@60Hz

DirectX Support - 12

OpenGL* Support - 4.5

Intel® Quick Sync Video - Yes

Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology - Yes

Intel® Clear Video HD Technology - Yes

Intel® Clear Video Technology - Yes

# of Displays Supported - 3

Device ID - 0x9BC5

Expansion Options

Scalability - 1S Only

PCI Express Revision - 3.0

PCI Express Configurations - Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

Max # of PCI Express Lanes - 16

Package Specifications

Sockets Supported - FCLGA1200

Max CPU Configuration - 1

Thermal Solution Specification - PCG 2019A

Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost Temperature - 70 °C


Package Size -  37.5mm x 37.5mm

Advanced Technologies

Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported - Yes

Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost - Yes

Intel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 - Yes

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology - 2.0

Intel vPro® Platform Eligibility - Yes

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology - Yes

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x) - Yes

Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) - Yes

Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT) - Yes

Intel® Transactional Synchronization Extensions - No

Intel® 64 - Yes

Instruction Set - 64-bit

Instruction Set - Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2

Idle States - Yes

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology - Yes

Thermal Monitoring Technologies - Yes

Intel® Identity Protection Technology - Yes

Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) - Yes

Security & Reliability

Intel® AES New Instructions - Yes

Secure Key - Yes

Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX) - Yes with Intel® ME

Intel® OS Guard - Yes

Intel® Trusted Execution Technology - Yes

Execute Disable Bit - Yes

Intel® Boot Guard - Yes


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Saturday Delivery - £15

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