Our review and benchmark of the Intel Core i9-10900K CPU looks at gaming, thermal, power, production, and overclocking performance, particularly vs. the AMD Ryzen 3900X.
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UPDATE: Intel i5-10600K review is now live: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQVBlCfb72M
Written review: https://www.gamersnexus.net/hwreviews/3587-intel-core-i9-10900k-cpu-review-benchmarks
Find our brand new CPU testing methodology for 2020 over here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sg9WgwIkhvU&feature=emb_title
Article version of CPU testing methodology: https://www.gamersnexus.net/guides/3577-cpu-test-methodology-unveil-for-2020-compile-gaming-more

Intel i9-10900K on Amazon (should be here soon): https://geni.us/AuKy
Intel i5-10600K on Amazon: https://geni.us/wYMMMj
ASUS Z490 Maximus XII Extreme on Amazon: https://geni.us/v82myK
AMD R5 3600 on Amazon: https://geni.us/Czsy
AMD R9 3900X on Amazon: https://geni.us/31e4Wc

Our review of the Intel Core i9-10900K CPU compares it to most other CPUs available right now, but critically talks about the 10900K vs. 10900X, 10900K vs. AMD Ryzen 9 3900X, 10900K overclocking, 10900K vs. AMD Ryzen 7 3700X, and some others. This review benchmarks some of the best CPUs currently available and features a mix of tests for Intel vs. AMD in gaming, production, power, thermal, and more. Production tests include a look at the best CPUs for video editing (Adobe Premiere), Photoshop, Handbrake transcoding, code compile and programming, 3D rendering and Blender, and additional tests. The Intel Core i9-10900K specs and release date can be found in our original coverage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DA6pq4vj4lI


00:00 – Recapping & 10900X vs. 10900K
02:10 – BIOS Issues at Launch & AMD Platform Maturity
04:30 – Intel 10900K Temperature & Core-to-Core Deltas
06:20 – How the 10900K is Supposed to Perform (PL1, PL2, Tau)
07:22 – Frequency Performance & Boosting Behavior
09:33 – Total War Campaign Gaming Benchmark on 10900K
10:30 – Hitman 2 & 10900K vs. 3900X, 9900K Full Scaling
11:20 – Civ VI Turn Time Benchmark
12:00 – F1 2019 Full Scaling 10900K Gaming FPS
13:00 – F1 2019 1440p Benchmarks & GPU Binds
13:28 – The Division 2 Benchmarks with a Realistic GPU Bind
14:45 – Shadow of the Tomb Raider CPU Benchmarks
16:11 – Blender 3D Rendering CPU Benchmarks (Cycles)
18:40 – Adobe Premiere Video Rendering CPU Benchmark
19:57 – Best CPUs for Adobe Photoshop (CPU Benchmark)
21:00 – 7-Zip Compression & Decompression CPU Benchmarks
22:18 – Code Compile CPU Benchmark
23:00 – Handbrake H.265 Transcode CPU Benchmark
23:49 – Chaos Group V-Ray CPU Benchmark
24:22 – Intel i9-10900K Power Consumption & Stock vs. Overclock
26:12 – Intel i9-10900K vs. R9 3900X Conclusion

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Editorial, Test Lead: Steve Burke
Testing: Patrick Lathan
Video: Keegan Gallick, Andrew Coleman



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