Average Bench: 97.4% (25th of 1316)

Based on 25,116 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906EC, BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-9700KF CPU @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 86%Average: 97.4% Great: 104%
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 91%
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Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i7-9700KF averaged just 2.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-9700KF near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 140Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,040Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-9700KF is just 18.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-9700KF performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,054Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 91.8Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,116 samples)
Min Avg Max
81.7 Memory 91.8 97
114 1-Core 140 151
223 2-Core 279 303
96.3% 170 Pts
Min Avg Max
444 4-Core 552 603
793 8-Core 1,040 1,177
98.8% 796 Pts
Min Avg Max
848 64-Core 1,054 1,180
70.8% 1,054 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.8
1-Core 154
2-Core 312
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 624
8-Core 1,194
113% 909 Pts
64-Core 1,227
82% 1,227 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.6
1-Core 144
2-Core 287
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1,140
105% 856 Pts
64-Core 1,143
77% 1,143 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.7
1-Core 143
2-Core 286
99% 175 Pts
4-Core 573
8-Core 1,102
104% 837 Pts
64-Core 1,104
74% 1,104 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.2
1-Core 142
2-Core 281
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 1,112
103% 837 Pts
64-Core 1,114
75% 1,114 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.4
1-Core 143
2-Core 281
97% 172 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 1,105
103% 833 Pts
64-Core 1,104
74% 1,104 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.4
1-Core 137
2-Core 275
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 908
92% 728 Pts
64-Core 915
61% 915 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.6
1-Core 144
2-Core 286
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 560
8-Core 1,102
102% 831 Pts
64-Core 1,100
74% 1,100 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.5
1-Core 123
2-Core 243
89% 153 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 962
89% 725 Pts
64-Core 978
66% 978 Pts
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Typical Core i7-9700KF Builds (Compare 39,933 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 115%
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Desktop
Desktop 97%
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Workstation
Workstation 109%
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Motherboard: MSI Z390-A PRO (MS-7B98) - $130

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-9700KF Processor
Launch DateQ1'19
Processor Numberi7-9700KF
# of Cores8
# of Threads8
Cache12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed3.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.90 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP95 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015D (130W)
Description“engineering new protections into hardware”

Memory

Max Memory Size128 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2666
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth41.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3.0
PCI Express ConfigurationsUp to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechNo
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NIYes
Identity Protection TechYes
Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)No

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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Excellent

1 month ago.

great if your on a bit of a low budget but want a monster pc


Disliked

1 month ago.

Comment 

Because cheap AF and outperforms the best threadripper lol—Mar '21


Excellent

6 months ago.

im using it on my PC right now and it's working great in tandem with a RTX 2070 SUPER


Excellent

8 months ago.

Amazing cpu for gaming and basic work use.


Terrible

19 months ago.

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Good

19 months ago.

The iGPU-less variant of i7-9700K. This CPU is priced $30 less than i7-9700K which makes this an option for high refresh rate gamers as this CPU still offers same performance as i7-9700K yet priced lower which leads to better value, higher overclocking potential and probably little bit lower power consumption and thermal generation due to lack of iGPU.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Very nice. A lot better but more expensive


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