Intel teases i9-11900K’s +11% lead over AMD Ryzen 9 5950X in PCMark 10 benchmark and a new CPU-Z run confirms the Rocket Lake chip’s position as a single-core sovereign

Intel has shared a PCMark 10 storage performance benchmark result for the i9-11900K that shows the upcoming Rocket Lake-S chip ahead of the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X by +11%. Additionally, a new CPU-Z result for the Intel Core i9-11900K has helped bolster its reputation as a soon-to-be single-core performance champion.

The Intel Core i9-11900K has been showing its teeth in official and unofficial benchmark runs.

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No, Intel Alder Lake isn’t underperforming in those benchmarks – here’s why
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A newly uncovered benchmark for the Intel Alder Lake Core i9-12900K processor is making the rounds this week, fueling speculation Read more

Intel Core i9-11900K ‘golden’ CPUs now on sale at a price that’ll scare your wallet
Intel Core i9-11900K Review

If you want a ‘golden sample’ of Intel’s Core i9-11900K, then it’ll set you back a rather eye-watering $880 (around Read more

Intel Core i9-11900K is even worse on Linux than Windows 10
Intel Core i9-11900K Review

Intel’s Core i9-11900K was found to be somewhat slower running a set of benchmarks on Linux compared to its performance Read more

Intel Core i9-11900K hits a huge 7.3GHz overclock – but past CPUs have done better
Intel Core i9-11900K Review

How fast can Intel’s new Core i9-11900K processor go? We saw it hit 7GHz already in some early attempts, but Read more

The Intel Core i9-11900K isn’t good, but at least it means we’ll finally get faster SSDs
Intel Core i9-11900K Review

Intel has finally launched its 11th-generation Rocket Lake processors, and while they're not very good – the Intel Core i9-11900K Read more

Intel Core i9-11900K Review
Intel Core i9-11900K Review

The Intel Core i9-11900K is the flagship desktop processor in Team Blue’s new Rocket Lake-S range, offering turbo clock speeds Read more

Intel Core i9-11900k vs i9-10900k: Which processor should you get?
Intel Core i9-11900k vs i9-10900k: Which processor should you get?

Intel’s newest flagship desktop processor, the Intel Core i9-11900k, has officially launched. The Rocket Lake (aka 11th Generation) chip offers Read more

Intel Core i9-11900K CPU spotted overclocked to a massive 7GHz
Intel Core i9-11900K CPU leak could disappoint gamers

Intel’s flagship Rocket Lake processor has been spotted with a huge overclock – fueled by exotic cooling, naturally – ahead Read more

AMD Threadripper Pro 3995WX vs 3990X vs Ryzen 9 5950X vs i9-10900K: Fascinating Unreal Engine comparison leaves TR Pro with +6% CPU score for +37% cost over non-Pro TR
AMD Threadripper Pro 3995WX vs 3990X vs Ryzen 9 5950X vs i9-10900K: Fascinating Unreal Engine comparison leaves TR Pro with +6% CPU score for +37% cost over non-Pro TR

An intriguing Unreal Engine comparison featuring a whole range of high-powered processors has been carried out by Puget Systems, with Read more

Key Intel Core i9-11980HK, Core i7-11800H, and Core i5-11400H specifications surface online via leaked press deck
[Comparison] Intel Core i5-1135G7 vs Intel Core i7-1065G7 – it’s a close battle, but the new i5 impresses with its performance

A new leak tells us about Intel Tiger Lake-H CPUs' base/boost clocks, cTDP, and GPU. Furthermore, it also confirms that Read more

Ctrl+Alt+Delete: The core problem with Intel Rocket Lake processors
Ctrl+Alt+Delete: The core problem with Intel Rocket Lake processors

Intel has finally unveiled its new Rocket Lake desktop processors, detailing the specs and price points of several new chips, including the Read more

Intel Core i9-11900K vs. AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
Intel details 11th-Gen Rocket Lake desktop CPUs led by Core i9-11900K

After taking a beating with the launch of Ryzen 5000, Intel is back with a new generation of processors. The Read more