Although the review embargo for the Comet Lake-S processors is set for May 20th, benchmark results have already made their way onto the Internet. The latest leaked result reportedly shows an overclocked Core i9-10900K clocked at 5.4GHz, scoring over 3000 points in Cinebench R15.
Besides the Intel Core i9-10900K, the system used for this benchmark used an ASRock Z490 Phantom Gaming motherboard and 16GB of DDR4 memory from G.Skill, clocked at 3200MHz with CL14-14-14-34 timings. The CPU voltage was set to 1.35V.
The Core i9-10900K is a 14nm 10C/20T processor, with a TDP of 125W and a base clock of 3.7GHz, but it can achieve 4.9GHz on all cores through Thermal Velocity Boost. This one in particular was overclocked, allegedly reaching 5.4GHz with a max temperature of 62ºC.
Image credit: Videocardz
According to Videocardz's images, the overclocked Core i9 scored 3002 points, a 36% improvement over the CPU's stock score of 2347. In comparison, an AMD Ryzen 7 3800X, which is an 8C/16T processor, scores around 2200 points, and a Ryzen 9 3900X, a 12C/24T processor, achieves about 3200 points.
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KitGuru says: Are you considering upgrading to a 10th Gen Intel desktop processor? Have you changed your mind after seeing the Core i9-10900K's performance in Cinebench R15?