Average Bench: 97.1% (27th of 1323)

Based on 18,572 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EC Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900KF CPU @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 87%Average: 97.1% Great: 104%
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 97%
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Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900KF averaged just 2.8% 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 142Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 279Pts

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 92.6Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 996Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 18,572 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.5 Memory 92.6 97.7
122 1-Core 142 153
236 2-Core 279 303
97.2% 171 Pts
Min Avg Max
453 4-Core 545 598
813 8-Core 996 1,143
96.1% 770 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,170 64-Core 1,439 1,567
96.6% 1,439 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.4
1-Core 144
2-Core 284
99% 175 Pts
4-Core 565
8-Core 1099
103% 832 Pts
64-Core 1,510
101% 1,510 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.8
1-Core 142
2-Core 285
98% 174 Pts
4-Core 560
8-Core 959
96% 759 Pts
64-Core 1,422
95% 1,422 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 91
1-Core 145
2-Core 283
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 573
8-Core 985
98% 779 Pts
64-Core 1,536
103% 1,536 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.4
1-Core 144
2-Core 283
99% 174 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 1,019
97% 780 Pts
64-Core 1543
104% 1543 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.7
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 942
93% 742 Pts
64-Core 1,516
102% 1,516 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.3
1-Core 140
2-Core 274
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 838
83% 663 Pts
64-Core 1,323
89% 1,323 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.9
1-Core 139
2-Core 283
96% 170 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 916
87% 704 Pts
64-Core 1406
94% 1406 Pts
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Gaming 167%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 166%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS MASTER - $689

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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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1 month ago.

Deal  www.amazon.com/...

Same performance as the 5800x for $70 less


Excellent

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


Poor

11 months ago.

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


Terrible

18 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

14 months ago.

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


Terrible

24 months ago.

wtf


Good

2 years 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.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Its an outstanding CPU. i love it


Good

9 months ago.

fast as hell


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