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Intel Core i9-11900K CPU-Z Benchmark Score Leaks


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Intel is preparing to launch their latest generation Rocket Lake-S processors in the coming weeks. We recently saw some leaked Geekbench 5 scores for the eight-core Intel Core i7-11700K showing it beating the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X in single-core performance. We have recently received some new benchmarks for the i9-11900K and i7-11700K this time in CPU-Z showing them once again best AMD in single-core performance.

The Cypress Cove core design found in these upcoming processors is expected to bring double-digit IPC gains over Skylake and this is reflected in these scores. Take all these benchmarks with a healthy dose of skepticism as we have no way of confirming these numbers until we can test the chips ourselves. The Intel Core i9-11900K gets a single thread score of 695.4 and a multi-thread score of 6522.1 which puts it 19% ahead of the i9-10900K and 3% ahead of the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X in single-threaded performance. The processor still falls far behind the Ryzen 9 5950X in multi-threaded performance due to it having half the number of cores.

The Intel Core i7-11700K CPU-Z benchmark results were also leaked however the photo has been edited to hide the exact score. The i7-11700K scores 67X in single-threaded performance, and 63XX in multi-threaded performance. This puts it 18% ahead of the i7-10700K and close to or slightly below the Ryzen 9 5950X in single-core performance.

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While I may be disapppointed in the core count going backwards, that's some nice single thread scores, Intel are desperate for that lead to have the best gaming CPU & they're most likely gonna get it, Price & power consumption is my concern but competition is good.

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Mark my words, Zen3+/XT series release will come soon after Intel's release to take the single thread crown back... Might even be on the 7nm EUV improved node
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Double digit heat and power consumption gains. ;)
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Great single core performance at the expense of excessive heat and power.
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5900x vs 11900k

2.5% Faster than a 5900x single core
34% slower than a 5900x in multi-core.

Seems like a... something I guess.

This CPU will need to come in at 5800x's price to be competitive as long as there's stock of 5800x's to be had by the time the 11900k releases.
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It is a terrible idea to call the top Rocket Lake CPU 11900k. It will be pretty awkward when the 10900k beats it in almost every multi-threaded test. It is just asking for trouble.

I dont think anyone is expecting an 8core 16thread cpu to beat a 10core 20thread cpu in multicore performance, but yeah I do agree they should have started a new line of cpu's for this, a different name.
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At what clock speeds?
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so they sacrificed multi core performance for a single core lead. nothing really new here..
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I can wait till the 12th generation.

My games already run perfectly - especially with my 3090 FTW3.

It's not the CPU I'm anxious for anymore...any i7 or i9 runs games fine.

I want DDR5

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so they sacrificed multi core performance for a single core lead. nothing really new here..

11900K has 8 cores 16 threads like the 11700K, its weird, so 10900K will be faster
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No one knows the details on that leak, earlier leaks were running B560 motherboards with DDR4-2133 on ES (eng samples). That is probably someone else in China who got ahold of an earlier ES sample and not one of the more recent QS samples.

These two processors, a 5800X and an 11700K QS (quality control, months after the ES releases). The 5800X in this case is running all core 5Ghz. And this time, the 11700K is on a good Z490. An 11900K should be faster than this :

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Wonder how Intel gonna play their card with SKU, toying with HT, L3 Cache, IGP and TVB? I smell at least 6 SKU, i7+i9 non K, i7+i9 F and i7+i9 K all the same core config. Great selection unlike AMD :p
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With 300mhz advantage, it only managed 3%+... Clock to Clock, AMD still won
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For me this is truly representative of superior performance because ST + 8 cores remain the optimal configuration. Most of AMD's success is build upon the 10nm failure and not genuine architectural innovation.
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I suspect these will OC quite nicely, 5.6ghz one core and upwards, with rest being 5.5/5.4/5.3.

That's one thing I like about intel chips, you can do per core OC, to have best of both worlds Single and Multi OC.