Average Bench: 82.9% (214th of 1459)

Based on 4,003 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-9800X CPU @ 3.80GHz
Poor: 73%Average: 82.9% Great: 96%
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 85%
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Very good average bench

The Intel Core i7-9800X averaged just 17.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-9800X near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Quad Core Speed 481Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 127Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-9800X is 22.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-9800X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Octa Core Speed 880Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 76.1Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 4,003 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.3 Memory 76.1 88.5
102 1-Core 127 150
210 2-Core 250 295
82.5% 151 Pts
Min Avg Max
401 4-Core 481 590
759 8-Core 880 1,112
81.6% 680 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,156 64-Core 1,342 1,564
83.1% 1,342 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.1
1-Core 142
2-Core 284
92% 170 Pts
4-Core 554
8-Core 939
91% 746 Pts
64-Core 1,456
90% 1,456 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 131
2-Core 252
85% 154 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 1,000
89% 751 Pts
64-Core 1,373
85% 1,373 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.2
1-Core 132
2-Core 253
85% 155 Pts
4-Core 505
8-Core 999
89% 752 Pts
64-Core 1,368
85% 1,368 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.8
1-Core 126
2-Core 247
82% 150 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 922
85% 711 Pts
64-Core 1,352
84% 1,352 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.1
1-Core 132
2-Core 253
83% 153 Pts
4-Core 495
8-Core 983
87% 739 Pts
64-Core 1,362
84% 1,362 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.2
1-Core 124
2-Core 236
80% 145 Pts
4-Core 483
8-Core 784
78% 633 Pts
64-Core 1244
77% 1244 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.9
1-Core 122
2-Core 249
79% 147 Pts
4-Core 478
8-Core 845
80% 662 Pts
64-Core 1,322
82% 1,322 Pts
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DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-9800X X-series Processor (16.5M Cache, up to 4.50 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ4'18
Processor Numberi7-9800X
# of Cores8
# of Threads16
Cache16.5 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed3.80 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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3 years ago.

It’s so expensive comparing to amd cpu s with even lower speed score


5 years ago.

Core i7-9800X is a 64-bit octa-core high-performance x86 desktop microprocessor from Intel (late 2018). A Skylake micro-architecture chip, is fabricated on using Intel's 14 nm process. The i7-9800X operates at 3.8 GHz with a TDP of 165 W and a Turbo Boost frequency of up to 4.4 GHz and am Turbo Max Boost frequency of 4.5 GHz. The processor supports up to 128 GiB of quad-channel DDR4-2666 memory and supports 44 PCIe lanes. A strong contender to the i9-9900k, yet slightly slower, except utilizing the x299 platform allowing for more ram and PCIe lanes (44 vs 16)

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