Intel Core i9-14900K Review

The technical data …

Let’s take a closer look at the Intel Core i9-14900K specifications …

Manufacturer Intel
Description Core i9-14900K
Platform Desktop
Model number CM8071505094017 (Boxed: BX8071514900K and BXC8071514900K)
Socket FCLGA1700
Number of cores 24 (8 Performance-cores, 16 Efficient-cores)
Number of threads 32
Basic clock rate 3.20 GHz performance cores (or 2.40 GHz efficient cores)
Max. Turbo clock frequency 5.60 GHz
Intel Turbo Boost 3.0 5.80 GHz
Intel Thermal Velocity Boost 6.00 GHz
Smart Cache 36MB
Multiplier unlocked
Standard power consumption / TDP 125W (max. 253W)
Manufacturing process 10nm
PCI Express Version PCIe 5.0, PCIe 4.0 (1×16+4, 2×8+4, max. 20 Lanes
Max. Memory clock frequency DDR5-5600, DDR4-3200
Memory type DDR5, DDR4
Max. Number of memory channels 2
Max. Memory size 192 GB
Max. Memory bandwidth 89.6 GB/s
Support for ECC memory Ja
Miscellaneous Features Intel Gaussian and Neural Accelerator 3.0
Intel Thread Director
Intel Deep Learning Boost
Intel Optane Memory
Intel Speed Shift
Intel Adaptive Boost Technology
Intel Thermal Velocity Boost
Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0
Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel Directed I/O Virtualization Technology (VT-d)
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Intel SSE4.1, Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX2
Advanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Thermal monitoring technologies
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Volume Management Device (VMD)
Security features Intel Standard Manageability (ISM)
Intel Control-Flow Enforcement Technology
Intel AES New Instructions
Secure Key
Intel OS Guard
Intel Trusted-Execution-Technology
Intel Boot Guard
Mode-based Execute Control (MBEC)

Finally, let’s take a look at the integrated graphics unit.

Description Intel UHD-Graphics 770
Basic frequency of the graphics 300 MHz
Max. dynamic graphics frequency 1.65 GHz
4K support Yes
Max. Resolution (HDMI 2.1) 4096 x 2160 @ 60Hz
Max. resolution (DP 1.4a) 7680 x 4320 @ 60Hz
Max. Resolution (eDP 1.4b) 5120 x 3200 @ 120Hz
Supported 3D standards DirectX 12 / OpenGL 4.5 / OpenCL 3.0
Number of supported screens 4
Miscellaneous Features Intel Quick-Sync-Video
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
2 Multi-Format-Codec-Engines

Next we come to the Intel Core i9-14900K layout, design and features …