Average Bench: 84.3% (85th of 1276)

Based on 1,382 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9820X CPU @ 3.30GHz
Poor: 76%Average: 84.3% Great: 93%
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-9820X averaged just 15.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-9820X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,597Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 942Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9820X is just 16.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9820X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 78Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 244Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,382 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.4 Memory 78 88.2
102 1-Core 122 138
208 2-Core 244 276
83.5% 148 Pts
Min Avg Max
411 4-Core 485 550
791 8-Core 942 1,089
88.2% 714 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,347 64-Core 1,597 1,808
107% 1,597 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.2
1-Core 130
2-Core 264
91% 160 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 1,039
96% 783 Pts
64-Core 1,731
116% 1,731 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.9
1-Core 133
2-Core 266
90% 160 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 1,068
98% 795 Pts
64-Core 1,761
118% 1,761 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 124
2-Core 247
87% 153 Pts
4-Core 493
8-Core 974
90% 733 Pts
64-Core 1,633
110% 1,633 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.2
1-Core 120
2-Core 242
81% 145 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 981
91% 736 Pts
64-Core 1,608
108% 1,608 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.7
1-Core 123
2-Core 239
81% 145 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 830
83% 657 Pts
64-Core 1,634
110% 1,634 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.9
1-Core 123
2-Core 196
75% 129 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 856
78% 639 Pts
64-Core 1,507
101% 1,507 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 10 cores, 20 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 67
1-Core 110
2-Core 239
76% 139 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 803
76% 612 Pts
64-Core 1,502
101% 1,502 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 124%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING - $275

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-9820X X-series Processor (16.5M Cache, up to 4.20 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ4'18
Processor Numberi9-9820X
# of Cores10
# of Threads20
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 Speed3.30 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.10 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

 Comments

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1 month ago.

much cheaper ryzens are much faster core for core. most benchmark tools favor intel cpus. take benchmark of intel cpu's with a grain of salt.


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4 months ago.

PS: this is my first UBM post from over a year ago at this point) The Core i9-9820x is kind of like the i7-7820XE (Extreme Edition). As it has 2 more cores and 4 more threads. Comparing the 7820x to the 9820x shows a 2% performance boost. However, the multi-core speed is 23% faster. As to be expected for 2 more cores and 4 more threads. The 9820x is actually 1% slower in the overclocked bench! In my opinion, this should be called a i7-9820 Extreme Edition as it is the first ever i9 ending with 820x. The other 820x's are i7's. So this is more of a Extreme Edition i7 than it is a i9. If i were to be forced to call it a i9, i would probably say it to be the slowest i9 ever (apart from the 9900K). So 7820x users, don't upgrade, it's not worth it. Unless you actually need the extra 2 cores and 4 threads.


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