Intel Core i9-11900K Review & Specs

Intel Core i9-11900K 8 Cores 5.3 GHz Unlocked LGA1200 125W BX8070811900K

Intel Core i9-11900K 8 Cores 5.3 GHz Unlocked LGA1200 125W BX8070811900K

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Compatible With Intel 500 Series & Select Intel 400 Series Chipset Based Motherboards
Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Support
Intel Optane Memory Support
Pcie Gen 4.0 Support
No Thermal Solution Included

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Specs Overview

Model BX8070811900K
Release Date March 2021

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series Core i9 11th Gen
Core Name Rocket Lake
Socket LGA1200
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 750
CPU Cores 8
CPU Threads 16
CPU Clock Rate 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5300MHz
TDP 125W
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 128GB
Cache L3 16MB

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Critic Reviews


The Core i9 11900K only has a few frame rate wins to show for itself. It's not tangibly quicker than the last-gen i9—in fact, it's notably slower in multithreaded processing power—has a weaker specs sheet, costs more, and is far more thirsty. And Comet Lake itself was already pretty demanding on that front. You shouldn't buy a Core i9 11900K, becau ...


Rocket Lake has been hamstrung by 14nm and the power draw is awful to behold.


The Intel Core i9-11900K may be the most powerful processor in the world when it comes to gaming, but it's only marginally superior to alternative chips that are significantly cheaper. And with AMD continuing to dominate the desktop processor market for content creation, it's difficult to see a good reason to buy Intel's flagship CPU at its current ...


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