Average Bench: 95.6% (23rd of 1110)

Based on 192 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-8950HK CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 78%Average: 95.6% Great: 109%
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-8950HK averaged just 4.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-8950HK near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 776Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 896Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-8950HK is 30.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-8950HK performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 461Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 129Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 192 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 SC Int 129 142
109 SC Float 135 148
105 SC Mixed 132 144
106% 132 Pts
Min Avg Max
350 QC Int 453 529
375 QC Float 486 553
356 QC Mixed 461 539
106% 467 Pts
Min Avg Max
604 MC Int 776 964
724 MC Float 896 1,104
661 MC Mixed 824 1,015
124% 832 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 142
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 503
QC Float 545
QC Mixed 526
119% 525 Pts
MC Int 935
MC Float 1090
MC Mixed 989
150% 1,005 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 130
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 515
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 518
117% 517 Pts
MC Int 873
MC Float 995
MC Mixed 912
138% 927 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 130
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 133
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 512
QC Mixed 496
112% 497 Pts
MC Int 977
MC Float 1,120
MC Mixed 1,064
158% 1,054 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 131
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 502
QC Mixed 481
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 850
MC Float 986
MC Mixed 891
136% 909 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 134
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 137
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 450
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 450
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 753
MC Float 869
MC Mixed 791
120% 804 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 133
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 131
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 450
105% 464 Pts
MC Int 763
MC Float 886
MC Mixed 800
122% 816 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 125
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 352
81% 359 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 814
MC Mixed 749
112% 749 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 124
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 104
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 215
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 239
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 597
MC Float 552
MC Mixed 430
79% 526 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,306,477 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i9-8950HK Builds (Compare 427 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-8950HK Processor (12M Cache, up to 4.60 GHz)
Code NameCoffee Lake
Launch DateQ2'18
Processor Numberi9-8950HK
# of Cores6
# of Threads12
Cache12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended Price$583.00
Clock Speed2.90 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.80 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI
Max TDP45 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/DVI
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.20 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size64 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth41.8 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No
My WiFi TechYes
Speed Shift TechnologyYes

Package

Package Size42mm x 28mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCBGA1440

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Poor

12 days ago.

Um 111% beats The 8700K More of these CPU's will give the true average, my advice is to change the userbenchmark to realtime in task manager


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