Average Bench: 121% (5th of 1173)

Based on 242 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9940X CPU @ 3.30GHz

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-9940X averaged 21.4% 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.


Multi Core Floating Point Speed 2,515Pts
Multi Core Integer Speed 2,164Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9940X is 26.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9940X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Single Core Integer Speed 126Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 129Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 242 samples)
Min Avg Max
111 SC Int 126 144
114 SC Float 134 152
111 SC Mixed 129 146
104% 130 Pts
Min Avg Max
451 QC Int 496 565
473 QC Float 522 599
436 QC Mixed 507 580
115% 508 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,889 MC Int 2,164 2,491
2,174 MC Float 2,515 2,885
2,084 MC Mixed 2,376 2,719
351% 2,352 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 131
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 134
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 515
117% 515 Pts
MC Int 2,138
MC Float 2,523
MC Mixed 2,372
350% 2,344 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 116
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 509
QC Mixed 513
114% 504 Pts
MC Int 2,238
MC Float 2,550
MC Mixed 2,434
360% 2,407 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 118
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 475
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 489
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 2,131
MC Float 2532
MC Mixed 2,386
351% 2,350 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 125
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 134
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 486
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 500
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 1,911
MC Float 2216
MC Mixed 2,080
309% 2,069 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94.3
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99
79% 98.5 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 390
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 1,630
MC Float 1,916
MC Mixed 1,780
265% 1,775 Pts
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Gaming 158%
Desktop 159%
Workstation 177%

Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE II

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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


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


Max CPU Configuration1

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes


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