Average Bench: 86% (63rd of 1265)

Based on 1,945 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900X CPU @ 3.50GHz
Poor: 79%Average: 86% Great: 97%
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900X averaged just 14.0% 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 1,648Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 972Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900X is just 18.7%. 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 78.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 253Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,945 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.6 Memory 78.8 90.5
111 1-Core 127 144
223 2-Core 253 284
85.9% 153 Pts
Min Avg Max
432 4-Core 499 567
816 8-Core 972 1,127
90.8% 735 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,435 64-Core 1,648 1,876
111% 1,648 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.9
1-Core 142
2-Core 245
89% 156 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 1,132
104% 848 Pts
64-Core 1,823
122% 1,823 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 133
2-Core 265
89% 160 Pts
4-Core 540
8-Core 1,038
98% 789 Pts
64-Core 1,762
118% 1,762 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.1
1-Core 122
2-Core 241
84% 148 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 974
90% 733 Pts
64-Core 1,645
110% 1,645 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 124
2-Core 246
84% 150 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 954
90% 724 Pts
64-Core 1,624
109% 1,624 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.2
1-Core 126
2-Core 248
84% 149 Pts
4-Core 501
8-Core 987
92% 744 Pts
64-Core 1,620
109% 1,620 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.9
1-Core 128
2-Core 252
85% 152 Pts
4-Core 497
8-Core 988
91% 742 Pts
64-Core 1,568
105% 1,568 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.3
1-Core 124
2-Core 241
82% 147 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 907
87% 701 Pts
64-Core 1,554
104% 1,554 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.3
1-Core 120
2-Core 231
83% 145 Pts
4-Core 447
8-Core 780
77% 613 Pts
64-Core 1508
101% 1508 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.6
1-Core 121
2-Core 243
82% 147 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 867
84% 670 Pts
64-Core 1,647
110% 1,647 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 151%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 163%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE II

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $2,106

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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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