Average Bench: 85% (73rd of 1276)

Based on 2,214 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900X CPU @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 77%Average: 85% Great: 95%
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900X averaged just 14.9% 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 1,639Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 969Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900X is just 17.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9900X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 76.9Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 498Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,214 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.8 Memory 76.9 89.3
112 1-Core 128 145
225 2-Core 253 287
85.5% 153 Pts
Min Avg Max
429 4-Core 498 564
821 8-Core 969 1132
90.6% 734 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,441 64-Core 1,639 1,878
110% 1,639 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.5
1-Core 125
2-Core 243
84% 149 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 1,009
93% 758 Pts
64-Core 1,645
110% 1,645 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 71
1-Core 131
2-Core 268
86% 157 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 998
93% 754 Pts
64-Core 1,688
113% 1,688 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.2
1-Core 130
2-Core 254
85% 152 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 941
88% 711 Pts
64-Core 1574
106% 1574 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.2
1-Core 108
2-Core 215
76% 133 Pts
4-Core 431
8-Core 820
78% 625 Pts
64-Core 1,430
96% 1,430 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.8
1-Core 105
2-Core 214
75% 132 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 863
80% 647 Pts
64-Core 1,402
94% 1,402 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.4
1-Core 122
2-Core 233
79% 142 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 849
82% 655 Pts
64-Core 1,516
102% 1,516 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 148%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 160%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE II

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $2,152

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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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better in my opinion when i look at the cores and threads


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