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Which to select

It is time to pick the winner. What is the difference between Intel Core i7-1160G7 vs Intel Core i9-10900KF? What CPU is more powerful? It is quite easy to determine – look at comparison table. The processor with more cores/ threads and also with higher frequency is the absolute winner!

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

Who will win between Intel Core i7-1160G7 vs  Intel Core i9-10900KF. The general performance of a CPU can easily be determined based on the number of its cores and the thread count, as well as the base frequency and Turbo frequency. The more GHz and cores a CPU has, the better. Please note that high technical specs require using a powerful cooling system.

2.10 GHz
Frequency
3.70 GHz
4
CPU Cores
10
4.40 GHz
Turbo (1 Core)
5.30 GHz
8
CPU Threads
20
Yes
Hyperthreading
Yes
No
Overclocking
Yes
3.60 GHz
Turbo (4 Cores)
no data
Turbo (10 Cores)
4.90 GHz
normal
Core architecture
0x
A core
0x
B core

Internal Graphics

Some manufacturers complement their CPUs with graphic chips, such a solution being especially popular in laptops. The higher the clock frequency of a GPU is and the bigger its memory, the better. Find a winner - Intel Core i7-1160G7 vs Intel Core i9-10900KF. 

Intel Iris Xe Graphics 96 (Tiger Lake G7)
GPU name
0.40 GHz
GPU frequency
1.10 GHz
GPU (Turbo)
No turbo
12
Generation
12
DirectX Version
96
Execution units
768
Shader
16 GB
Max. Memory
--
3
Max. displays
10
Technology
Q3/2020
Release date

Hardware codec support

Here we deal with specs that are used by some CPU manufacturers. These numbers are mainly technical and can be neglected for the purpose of the comparison analysis.

Decode / Encode
h264
No
Decode / Encode
JPEG
No
no data
h265 8bit
No
no data
h265 10bit
No
Decode / Encode
VP8
No
Decode / Encode
VP9
No
Decode
VC-1
No
Decode / Encode
AVC
No
Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (8 bit)
Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit)
Decode
AV1

Memory & PCIe

These are memory standards supported by CPUs. The higher such standards, the better a CPU’s performance is.

LPDDR4X-4266
Memory type
DDR4-2933
32 GB
Max. Memory
128 GB
2
Memory channels
2
No
ECC
No
4.0
PCIe version
3.0
16
PCIe lanes
16

Encryption

Data encryption support

Yes
AES-NI
Yes

Thermal Management

These are key parameters that will help you determine which CPU is better. Pay special attention to the release date, technological aspects of the manufacturing process (measured in nanometers), and the third-level cache (L3).

no data
TDP
125 W
100 °C
Tjunction max.
100 °C
--
TDP up
--
7 W
TDP down
95 W
15 W
TDP (PL1)
--
TDP (PL2)

Technical details

12.00 MB
L3-Cache
20.00 MB
10 nm
Technology
14 nm
Tiger Lake UP4
Architecture
Comet Lake
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Virtualization
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
BGA 1526
Socket
LGA 1200
Q3/2020
Release date
Q2/2020
Market price
ca. 474 $
x86-64 (64 bit)
Instruction set (ISA)
5.00 MB
L2-Cache
2.56 MB

Devices using this processor

You probably know already what devices use CPUs. These can be a desktop or a laptop.

Unknown
Used in
PC/Client/Tablet

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

It is the updated version of the Cinebench R15 benchmark. This version provides improved benchmark accuracy at testing of processors. Cinebench R20 is based on Cinema 4 Suite. It is the software used to create 3D forms. The benchmark runs for single-core test procedure without counting of hyperthreading ability.

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

It is the new version of the benchmark which is developed on the basis of Cinebench R15 (both versions are operated on the basis of Cinema 4 - the most popular 3D modeling software). Cinebench R20 is used for multi-core processor performance benchmark tests and hyperthreading ability.

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

It is the updated version of Cinebench 11.5. As all new versions, the updated benchmark is based on Cinema 4 Suite software. The latter is used for creation of 3D models and forms. Cinebench R15 is used for single-core processor performance benchmark test. The hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

This benchmark is the updated version of the Cinebench 11.5 which is based on Cinema 4 Suite soft (it is widely used for 3D production). Cinebench R15 can be used for multi-core processor performance benchmark testing. The test produces precise and accurate results.

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

This test serves for determining the performance of integrated graphics in Intel and AMD processors. The result is the estimated computing power in the Single-Precision FP32 mode. The computing power in games can vary despite the differences in the capacity of videocards.

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 benchmark is the newest software suit. It allows to account for the effect of memory performance on processor performance. Completely new algorithms provide the quite accurate benchmark testing results of the single-core CPU.

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 software suite shows benchmark testing results of the memory performance and speed of the multi-core processor. The higher the GeekBench score, the better processor. Here the hyperthreading ability is counted.

Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

We use Blender benchmark to trace performance of the central processing unit. Blender is the software for professional rendering and creating of 3D bodies which can also be animated. The testing results show you how fast the unit runs on the implementation of the multi-processing tasks. Here everything works on the principle that the faster rendering for 3D scenes, the better.

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