Average Bench: 84.8% (77th of 1258)

Based on 1,223 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050654 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9980XE CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 75%Average: 84.8% Great: 96%
Gaming
Gaming 85%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 110%
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Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-9980XE averaged just 15.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-9980XE near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 2,762Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 956Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9980XE is 21.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9980XE performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 80.1Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 479Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,223 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.7 Memory 80.1 91.4
106 1-Core 125 142
215 2-Core 248 282
85.3% 151 Pts
Min Avg Max
409 4-Core 479 556
826 8-Core 956 1,121
88.3% 718 Pts
Min Avg Max
2,186 64-Core 2,762 3,347
185% 2,762 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 140
2-Core 276
93% 166 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 1,151
105% 858 Pts
64-Core 3,218
216% 3,218 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.7
1-Core 122
2-Core 242
88% 152 Pts
4-Core 479
8-Core 959
88% 719 Pts
64-Core 2,829
190% 2,829 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.3
1-Core 135
2-Core 269
90% 161 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 1,071
99% 804 Pts
64-Core 3,141
211% 3,141 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.5
1-Core 125
2-Core 243
86% 151 Pts
4-Core 467
8-Core 910
85% 688 Pts
64-Core 2,766
186% 2,766 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 244
85% 150 Pts
4-Core 462
8-Core 923
85% 692 Pts
64-Core 2,728
183% 2,728 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 18 cores, 36 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.3
1-Core 125
2-Core 249
85% 151 Pts
4-Core 465
8-Core 924
86% 694 Pts
64-Core 2783
187% 2783 Pts
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Gaming 147%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation 187%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME X299-DELUXE II

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $2,582

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-9980XE Extreme Edition Processor (24.75M Cache, up to 4.50 GHz)
Code NameSkylake
Launch DateQ4'18
Processor Numberi9-9980XE
# of Cores18
# of Threads36
Cache24.75 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed3.00 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

 Comments

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6 days ago.

it's fine but just get an r9 3950x


Excellent

7 months ago.

RIDICULOUSLY expensive when you can get 64-core (multi-core) performance only 30% more but 4X as expensive than AMD.


Good

9 months ago.

It´s too expensive and the performence doesn´t justify it´s price. Just look at the Ryzen 9 3950X.


Good

3 months ago.

i don't like it because its an intel cpu.


Terrible

10 months ago.

you know why... ITS THE BEST BEST BEST PC!!!


Terrible

14 months ago.

Very stable and suitable for hi-end graphics/media workstations


Poor

13 months ago.

i like this prossesor very much,it is fast like bolt,but there have problem,it's very easy to overheat(althought i use the high speed cpu cooler like cooler master master fan)


Terrible

3 months ago.

WHY SHOULD U BUY INTEL CORE I9 WHEN RYZEN 9 3500X AND RYZEN TR 3990 IS MUCH BETTER AND RYZEN 9 IS 10000 TIMES BETTER AND CHEAPEER


Excellent

8 months ago.

É bué top pq eu testei no pc do meu irmão pq nós somos ricos


Average

8 months ago.

The refreshed i9-7980XE (which in my opinion is one of my favourite CPU from Intel even with slightly bloated pricing), comes with soldered TIM which can transfer heat from die to IHS better but overclocking enthusiasts disappoints as the solder itself transfer lower heat than metallic thermal paste such as Thermal Grizzly Conductonaut and can complicate relidding.


Poor

13 months ago.

The new i9-9980XE is pretty much a rebrand of the 7980XE. Comparing the 7980XE to its twin, the 9980XE shows a 5% performance bump. Not so much considering you will have to pay another 2,000 $. With 18 cores and 36 threads, this thing seems identical. The only thing they changed is they went from 2.60 GHz base clock to 3.00 GHz. The thing is, the turbo clock is almost the same. In fact, using Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 Frequency it's just a 100 MHz difference. So is the 9980XE actually a very similar but different CPU, or is it a slightly overclocked i9-7980XE? Apparently, the base clock is the only thing that's changed. But it's probably just a i9-7980XE but overclocked out of the factory. We will have to see as more information comes out about this ''rebrand'' of the 7980XE.


Good

13 months ago.

a little less gucci


Average

12 months ago.

Lol with the new weighting of UserBenchmark (10/08/19) this is about equal to the ryzen 5 3600... As much as I am an AMD fanboy, this is a bit iffy and the weighting sould be corrected... 3600 = 9980XE is a bit unrealistic.


Excellent

19 months ago.

Best CPU I've ever had.


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