Average Bench: 91% (31st of 1129)

Based on 1,083 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-8950HK CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 66%Average: 91% Great: 105%
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-8950HK averaged just 8.9% 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 Integer Speed 755Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 865Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-8950HK is 39.2%. 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 438Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,083 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.6 SC Int 122 139
89 SC Float 130 150
88.2 SC Mixed 125 143
101% 126 Pts
Min Avg Max
293 QC Int 427 513
322 QC Float 465 547
311 QC Mixed 438 521
100% 443 Pts
Min Avg Max
564 MC Int 755 958
623 MC Float 865 1,091
597 MC Mixed 796 1,011
120% 805 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 4.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 131
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 130
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 472
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 507
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 813
MC Float 967
MC Mixed 916
134% 899 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 132
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 517
QC Mixed 477
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 892
MC Float 1,026
MC Mixed 904
141% 941 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 126
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 472
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 784
MC Float 923
MC Mixed 832
126% 846 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 132
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 130
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 464
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 805
MC Float 936
MC Mixed 872
130% 871 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 120
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 129
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 458
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 795
MC Float 930
MC Mixed 833
127% 853 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 129
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 129
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 456
106% 467 Pts
MC Int 804
MC Float 932
MC Mixed 826
128% 854 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 11,540,886 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i9-8950HK Builds (Compare 2,643 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
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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

4 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


Excellent

3 months ago.

More Powerfull… Can more save power.


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