Average Bench: 78% (64th of 1186)

Based on 4,935 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906EA, , 1F8BFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-8950HK CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 48%Average: 78% Great: 93%
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Good average bench

The Intel Core i9-8950HK averaged 21.9% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 121Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 230Pts

Average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-8950HK is 44.9%. This is a relatively wide range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-8950HK performs inconsistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 754Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 627Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,935 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.4 1-Core 121 140
140 2-Core 230 274
83.3% 176 Pts
Min Avg Max
221 4-Core 419 518
293 8-Core 627 799
67.2% 523 Pts
Min Avg Max
366 64-Core 754 958
50.6% 754 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 140
2-Core 269
97% 205 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 802
86% 669 Pts
64-Core 918
62% 918 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 140
2-Core 274
98% 207 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 782
82% 639 Pts
64-Core 861
58% 861 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 135
2-Core 264
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 496
67% 493 Pts
64-Core 689
46% 689 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 95.5
2-Core 205
70% 150 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 664
69% 544 Pts
64-Core 855
57% 855 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.5
2-Core 151
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 257
8-Core 398
42% 327 Pts
64-Core 558
38% 558 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 118
2-Core 232
82% 175 Pts
4-Core 127
8-Core 489
35% 308 Pts
64-Core 677
45% 677 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 1.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.7
2-Core 134
50% 104 Pts
4-Core 201
8-Core 307
32% 254 Pts
64-Core 380
26% 380 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 23.8
2-Core 42.7
16% 33.2 Pts
4-Core 79.4
8-Core 130
13% 104 Pts
64-Core 190
13% 190 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,659,957 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i9-8950HK Builds (Compare 11,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

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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 months 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

3 months ago.

More Powerfull… Can more save power.


Excellent

1 month ago.

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


Good

5 months ago.

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


Excellent

8 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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