Intel Core i9-13900KF

Intel Core i9-13900KF Benchmark

Intel Core i9-13900KF Processor benchmark, specs and release date - 3 GHz 24 core Intel 13th Generation Core i9 LGA 1700 CPU rating. Is the Core i9-13900KF good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

163 %
Incredible score from 1 sample
High uncertainty
2nd of 1,233
1,185th of 1,233
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CPU benchmarks

Here are the performance results of this CPU in both the hardwareDB Benchmark and other benchmark utilities. Synthetic tests are an estimation of real-world performance using consistent and repeatable benchmarks.



163 %



160 %



165 %

Heavy Workloads


167 %

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Alternative benchmarks

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CPU Comparison

The Intel Core i9-13900KF compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more CPUs with our CPU Comparison Tool.

AMD Ryzen 9 7950X
205 %
Intel Core i9-13900KF
163 %
Intel Core i7-13700K
149 %
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
138 %
Intel Core i9-9900K
70 %
AMD Ryzen 5 1500X
32 %
AMD A8-5500B
12 %


Clock Speed 3 GHz
Turbo Speed 5.8 GHz
Cores 24
Threads 32
L1 Cache 1920 KiB
L2 Cache 32768 KiB
L3 Cache 36 MiB
PCIe Revision 5
PCIe Lanes 20
Socket LGA 1700
Family 13th Generation Core i9
Memory Type DDR5-5600
Memory Channels 2
Max Memory 128 GiB
Release Date 2022-10-20
Supports ECC Memory Yes
Has Unlocked Multiplier Yes
TDP 125 W

Intel Core i9-13900KF

The Core i9-13900KF is a 24 core CPU from Intel released in 2022. This chip has an incredible overall score at 163% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is an incredible processor for gaming, with a score of 160%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Core i9-13900KF scores 165% and 167% respectively. Indeed, this is an incredible rating for very heavy workloads.

The Core i9-13900KF has 24 cores and 32 threads. This CPU makes use of simultaneous multithreading technology to improve performance on parallel tasks. Each physical CPU core is divided into multiple logical processors. This Intel CPU has a clock speed of 3 GHz and a turbo speed of 5.8 GHz : a higher clock speed that can be reached when thermals and power delivery allow. This CPU has an unlocked multiplier and allows for overclocking. With adequate cooling and a good power supply, it's possible to run this CPU at a higher clock speed.

As for memory, the Core i9-13900KF makes use of DDR5-5600 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs. It can accommodate a maximum of 128 GiB of memory. Furthermore, this chip can handle up to 2 channels of RAM, a multichannel memory architecture allows for higher data transfer between the CPU and the memory. However, to take advantage of this, you must have enough memory slots filled. Error correcting memory is supported on this processor.

In terms of cache, the Core i9-13900KF has 1920 KiB of level 1 cache, 32 MiB of level 2 cache and 36 MiB of level 3 cache. This is a fast memory located close to the processor, which stores copies of frequently used data from main memory.

This CPU has fast connectivity with support for PCI-Express Gen 5. The faster the PCIe link, the better. This allows for better performance with GPUs and NVME SSDs. It has a total of 20 PCIe lanes.

Power and thermals for the Intel Core i9-13900KF CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 125 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.

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