Intel Core i9-10900K CPU Review

Rendering Benchmarks Continued

V-Ray Benchmark

V-Ray 4.10.07 was used for this test.

Intel Core i9-10900K V-Ray Benchmark

This is another instance where Intel’s lack of cores compared to AMD leads to an unsurprising result. Intel simply can’t compete here. The improvements compared to the Core i9-9900K are undeniable. The additional boost clocks, cache, etc. are all huge boons to Intel’s performance. It just isn’t enough to match the competition.


This is an encode using the 1080P fast 30 preset. The only changes made to the application were disabling of GPU acceleration. The video was a 4K video at 4 minutes and 42 seconds in length.

Intel Core i9-10900K Handbrake

Again, AMD has a definite advantage. However, we don’t see much if any improvement over the legacy Core i9-9900K in this test. The 10900K only does slightly better and only when it isn’t overclocked.

POV-Ray 3.7

Intel Core i9-10900K POV-Ray

And the trend continues. AMD simply has a faster product when it comes to multi-threaded workloads.

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