Average Bench: 122% (5th of 1158)

Based on 162 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9940X CPU @ 3.30GHz

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-9940X averaged 21.9% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-9940X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 2,539Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 2,180Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9940X is 28.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9940X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Single Core Integer Speed 126Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 130Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 162 samples)
Min Avg Max
111 SC Int 126 144
115 SC Float 134 153
111 SC Mixed 130 147
104% 130 Pts
Min Avg Max
451 QC Int 496 574
475 QC Float 524 606
446 QC Mixed 509 585
116% 510 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,941 MC Int 2,180 2,530
2,256 MC Float 2,539 2,917
2,119 MC Mixed 2,395 2,744
354% 2,371 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 145
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 565
QC Float 613
QC Mixed 569
132% 582 Pts
MC Int 2,588
MC Float 2,769
MC Mixed 2,615
398% 2657 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 539
QC Float 574
QC Mixed 557
126% 557 Pts
MC Int 2,344
MC Float 2,740
MC Mixed 2,583
382% 2,556 Pts
, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 135
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 138
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 503
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 517
117% 518 Pts
MC Int 2,214
MC Float 2,536
MC Mixed 2424
357% 2,391 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
SC Int 125
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 130
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 516
QC Mixed 517
116% 512 Pts
MC Int 2,166
MC Float 2,550
MC Mixed 2,330
351% 2,349 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 123
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 503
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 2,104
MC Float 2,489
MC Mixed 2,298
343% 2,297 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 123
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 522
QC Mixed 501
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 2,077
MC Float 2,405
MC Mixed 2,258
336% 2,247 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 112
SC Float 98.8
SC Mixed 114
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 508
QC Mixed 476
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 2,148
MC Float 2,540
MC Mixed 2,401
353% 2,363 Pts
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Typical Core i9-9940X Builds (Compare 178 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Desktop 158%
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Workstation 177%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE II

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-9940X X-series Processor (19.25M Cache, up to 4.50 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ4'18
Processor Numberi9-9940X
# of Cores14
# of Threads28
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 Speed3.30 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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