Average Bench: 84.1% (101st of 1316)

Based on 2,372 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900X CPU @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 75%Average: 84.1% Great: 93%
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900X averaged just 15.8% 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 1,602Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 956Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900X is just 18%. 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 75.8Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 495Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,372 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.4 Memory 75.8 84.8
107 1-Core 127 144
215 2-Core 252 285
84.9% 152 Pts
Min Avg Max
421 4-Core 495 571
804 8-Core 956 1,129
89.7% 726 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,381 64-Core 1,602 1,844
108% 1,602 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 125
2-Core 250
85% 151 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 982
91% 741 Pts
64-Core 1,587
106% 1,587 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.4
1-Core 131
2-Core 264
86% 156 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 934
89% 715 Pts
64-Core 1,579
106% 1,579 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.6
1-Core 115
2-Core 240
81% 144 Pts
4-Core 437
8-Core 855
80% 646 Pts
64-Core 1,526
102% 1,526 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.3
1-Core 118
2-Core 227
79% 140 Pts
4-Core 445
8-Core 858
81% 651 Pts
64-Core 1,514
102% 1,514 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.1
1-Core 118
2-Core 247
82% 147 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 827
78% 630 Pts
64-Core 1,491
100% 1,491 Pts
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Typical Core i9-9900X Builds (Compare 984 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 159%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE II

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $2,091

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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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6 months ago.

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


Good

19 months ago.

good


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