Average Bench: 89% (54th of 1173)

Based on 4,537 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906EA, , 1F8BFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-8950HK CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 57%Average: 89% Great: 106%
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-8950HK averaged just 10.9% 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 Floating Point Speed 850Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 731Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-8950HK is 48.8%. 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 120Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 428Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,537 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.7 SC Int 120 137
83.8 SC Float 127 146
77.1 SC Mixed 122 141
98.5% 123 Pts
Min Avg Max
218 QC Int 418 512
262 QC Float 456 552
236 QC Mixed 428 526
98.4% 434 Pts
Min Avg Max
408 MC Int 731 916
448 MC Float 850 1,068
392 MC Mixed 776 981
117% 786 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 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 129
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 408
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 638
MC Float 765
MC Mixed 689
104% 697 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 131
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 135
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 403
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 643
MC Float 751
MC Mixed 719
105% 704 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 120
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 417
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 775
MC Float 927
MC Mixed 814
125% 839 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 116
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 394
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 759
MC Mixed 690
104% 698 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 1.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 46.4
SC Float 39.2
SC Mixed 51.2
36% 45.6 Pts
QC Int 177
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 183
41% 182 Pts
MC Int 368
MC Float 437
MC Mixed 408
60% 404 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,587,751 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i9-8950HK Builds (Compare 9,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

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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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Good

13 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


Good

17 hrs ago.

More Powerfull… Can more save power.


Good

5 months ago.

Much faster than my 8700K desktop. Unrars superfast, plays StarCraft and Destiny on ultimate settings, @ 3K, never tears and looks great!


Good

2 month ago.

Overclockable even if its not neceserry to run latest tiltles on full HD and ultra settigs ;D


Excellent

4 months ago.

Could handle heavy work such as gaming and video editing,and when paired with the RTX 2080 makes great performance


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