Average Bench: 89.6% (20th of 1182)

Based on 824 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900X CPU @ 3.50GHz

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900X averaged just 10.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-9900X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,674Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 981Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900X is 24%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9900X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 503Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 256Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 824 samples)
Min Avg Max
108 1-Core 128 145
225 2-Core 256 286
90.3% 192 Pts
Min Avg Max
426 4-Core 503 568
809 8-Core 981 1,123
91.6% 742 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,444 64-Core 1,674 1,900
112% 1,674 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 137
2-Core 272
96% 205 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 1,010
94% 761 Pts
64-Core 1720
115% 1720 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 127
2-Core 252
89% 189 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 935
90% 719 Pts
64-Core 1663
112% 1663 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 138
2-Core 271
96% 205 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 926
88% 708 Pts
64-Core 1,709
115% 1,709 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 127
2-Core 253
90% 190 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 920
87% 702 Pts
64-Core 1,682
113% 1,682 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 118
2-Core 250
86% 184 Pts
4-Core 465
8-Core 907
85% 686 Pts
64-Core 1,634
110% 1,634 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 124
2-Core 243
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 925
85% 692 Pts
64-Core 1,619
109% 1,619 Pts
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Typical Core i9-9900X Builds (Compare 3,829 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 111%
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Desktop
Desktop 113%
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Workstation
Workstation 120%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING - $290

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $2,099

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-9900X X-series Processor (19.25M Cache, up to 4.50 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ4'18
Processor Numberi9-9900X
# of Cores10
# of Threads20
Cache19.25 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed3.50 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.40 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
QPI Links0
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP165 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X

Memory

Max Memory Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels4
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
Max # of PCI Express Lanes44

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Turbo Boost 3.0 TechYes
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes

Package

Max CPU Configuration1

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes

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