In a new development, leaked benchmarks show that Intel’s upcoming Core i9-14900K processor has a big speed boost. This new CPU, which is part of Intel’s Raptor Lake family, seems to improve both single-threaded and multi-threaded tasks by a lot. If these early benchmark results hold up, Intel’s flagship CPU could be nearly 10% faster at single-threaded work than its predecessor and have higher default frequencies.
Maintaining Core Count, Boosting Clock Speeds
The Raptor Lake processor family refresh is set to bring changes to Intel’s high-end and performance mainstream CPUs. Interestingly, while core count increases are anticipated in many models, flagship products like the Core i9-14900K are focusing on frequency improvements while retaining the same core count.
Intel Core i9-14900K Benchmarks
Early benchmark results, published by Twitter user @wxnod, have gone viral, indicating significant performance gains.
13900k single core 901.8 multi-core 17167.5
13900ks single core 945.5 multi-core 17197
14900k single core 978 multi-core18117.5 pic.twitter.com/iDMMtnMU4L
— Алексей (@wxnod) September 3, 2023
The Core i9-14900K boasts eight performance cores and sixteen efficient cores, with a maximum boost clock of 6.0 GHz. This boost clock is slightly higher than its predecessor, the Core i9-13900K, which maxed out at 5.80 GHz.
|Processor||Single-Core Performance||Multi-Core Performance|
In single-threaded performance, the Core i9-14900K shines, outperforming its predecessor by almost 10%. This improvement can be attributed to its higher default frequency. It makes it an excellent choice for tasks that rely heavily on single-threaded performance.
Multi-threaded workloads also see a significant boost, with the Core i9-14900K surpassing its predecessor by 8.5%. The substantial performance gains are contributed to by this CPU’s ability to maintain or potentially increase clock levels, even though specific details about the all-core clock speeds are yet to be revealed.
|Feature||Intel Core i9-14900K||Intel Core i9-13900KS|
|Number of cores||24||24|
|Number of threads||32||32|
|Base clock speed||3.2 GHz||3.2 GHz|
|Boost clock speed||6 GHz||5.8 GHz|
|L1 cache||80 KB per core||80 KB per core|
|L2 cache||2 MB per core||2 MB per core|
|L3 cache||36 MB shared||36 MB shared|
|Lithography||Intel 7 nm||10 nm|
|TDP||125 watts||150 watts|
It is critical to use caution when evaluating these leaked benchmarks. They use a synthetic benchmark and are based on an engineering sample of the Core i9-14900K. Real-world performance may vary, and retail CPUs may have differing specifications.
Intel is planning to relese 14th Generation Core CPUs for desktop computers on Thursday, October 19, 2023. The Core i9-14900K is one of the most anticipated CPUs in this series.
A considerable increase in clock speed, allowing the Core i9-14900K to perform better in demanding tasks like gaming and video editing.
News Source: wxnod on X