Average Bench: 91.3% (29th of 1122)

Based on 616 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-8950HK CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 67%Average: 91.3% Great: 107%
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-8950HK averaged just 8.6% 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 764Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 872Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-8950HK is 40.2%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-8950HK performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 122Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 439Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 616 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.8 SC Int 122 138
92.1 SC Float 130 150
90.3 SC Mixed 126 143
101% 126 Pts
Min Avg Max
289 QC Int 428 513
323 QC Float 466 550
302 QC Mixed 439 528
101% 444 Pts
Min Avg Max
553 MC Int 764 953
628 MC Float 872 1,081
547 MC Mixed 801 991
121% 812 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 4.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 137
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 527
QC Float 595
QC Mixed 559
127% 560 Pts
MC Int 965
MC Float 1152
MC Mixed 1,068
158% 1,061 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 134
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 141
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 444
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 435
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 810
MC Float 918
MC Mixed 829
128% 852 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 123
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 127
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 517
QC Mixed 436
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 719
MC Float 836
MC Mixed 718
113% 757 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 123
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 471
QC Mixed 425
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 705
MC Float 819
MC Mixed 740
113% 755 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 485
QC Mixed 422
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 728
MC Float 831
MC Mixed 790
117% 783 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 124
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 126
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 404
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 648
MC Float 763
MC Mixed 663
103% 691 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 10,354,448 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i9-8950HK Builds (Compare 1,502 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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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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Excellent

1 month 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


Excellent

1 month ago.

More Powerfull… Can more save power.


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