Average Bench: 99% (6th of 1272)

Based on 10,654 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EC Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900KF CPU @ 3.60GHz

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900KF averaged just 0.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-9900KF near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 144Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 560Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900KF is just 17%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9900KF performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 93.6Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,457Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 10,654 samples)
Min Avg Max
84.7 Memory 93.6 97.7
123 1-Core 144 154
234 2-Core 284 308
98.4% 174 Pts
Min Avg Max
455 4-Core 560 610
820 8-Core 1,030 1,162
98.9% 795 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,164 64-Core 1,457 1600
97.8% 1,457 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.6
1-Core 154
2-Core 306
104% 185 Pts
4-Core 611
8-Core 1,164
110% 887 Pts
64-Core 1,644
110% 1,644 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.2
1-Core 151
2-Core 283
101% 177 Pts
4-Core 607
8-Core 1,096
106% 851 Pts
64-Core 1,535
103% 1,535 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.1
1-Core 154
2-Core 308
103% 185 Pts
4-Core 616
8-Core 1,041
104% 828 Pts
64-Core 1,503
101% 1,503 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.9
1-Core 152
2-Core 300
103% 183 Pts
4-Core 587
8-Core 1,139
107% 863 Pts
64-Core 1,558
105% 1,558 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 92
1-Core 150
2-Core 297
101% 180 Pts
4-Core 587
8-Core 1,158
108% 873 Pts
64-Core 1,535
103% 1,535 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.9
1-Core 140
2-Core 291
99% 176 Pts
4-Core 549
8-Core 953
94% 751 Pts
64-Core 1,477
99% 1,477 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.7
1-Core 130
2-Core 285
96% 170 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 810
86% 672 Pts
64-Core 1,162
78% 1,162 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.4
1-Core 129
2-Core 253
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 913
89% 710 Pts
64-Core 1,334
90% 1,334 Pts
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Gaming 176%
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Desktop
Desktop 103%
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Workstation
Workstation 175%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS MASTER - $385

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-9900KF Processor
Launch DateQ1'19
Processor Numberi9-9900KF
# of Cores8
# of Threads16
Cache16 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 Frequency5.00 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 TechYes
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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Good

4 months ago.

Worse, but easier to find alternative to Ryzen 9 3900X. Buy if you need to build a high end computer NOW. In other cases wait until Ryzen 9 3900X deficit ends


Excellent

21 hrs ago.

Whoever buys this money eating thing needs to sell it and buy the K variant.


Excellent

15 days ago.

K is Unlocked (for Overclocking) KF is Unlocked and Graphics desabled (You can OC and you need a GPU befauce the Intel Graphics can't work) KF is Cooler and more powerfull than K


Excellent

3 months ago.

Get it on 5GHz all core and you can boil eggs inside your custom loop!


Good

1 month ago.

creo que en general es mejor cpu y ademas con mejor precio para mi intel siempre a tenido mejor estabilidad


Excellent

3 months ago.

I have bought one and I am satisfied


Excellent

3 months ago.

it tore off part of my foreskin, i now have to tell women I'm Jewish.


Average

16 months ago.

Actually a improvement in the price department compared to the K variant, but i STILL don't recommend i9s.


Terrible

10 months ago.

wtf


Good

11 months ago.

The iGPU-less i9-9900K. Comes with nearly same specs as original i9-9900K but without iGPU could be a better overclocker than the original ones and enthusiast gamers probably don't need iGPU when they have high end discrete GPU.


Poor

15 months ago.

wow cut the price in half and still cant compete with the 3900x . keep the price the same and raise performance


Average

16 months ago.

Its fine. the OUTSTANDING 8 core 16 thread processor is good but comes at a high cost. its extremely good but the price tag makes it useless for cheap gamers which rather go to the i5-9600K or i3-9350KF. if you have the money. buy the i7-9700KF. the i7 version is just about 10% slower but you most likely wont notice it.


Excellent

17 months ago.

Its an outstanding CPU. i love it


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