Average Bench: 97.4% (26th of 1307)

Based on 12,904 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EC Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900KF CPU @ 3.60GHz
Poor: 84%Average: 97.4% Great: 105%
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 2.5% 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 280Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900KF is 21%. 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 93Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,419Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,904 samples)
Min Avg Max
84 Memory 93 97.9
110 1-Core 142 154
218 2-Core 280 307
97.2% 172 Pts
Min Avg Max
430 4-Core 547 606
742 8-Core 1,001 1,163
96.4% 774 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,098 64-Core 1,419 1,574
95.3% 1,419 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 97.1
1-Core 152
2-Core 303
104% 184 Pts
4-Core 600
8-Core 1,054
104% 827 Pts
64-Core 1,556
104% 1,556 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.6
1-Core 149
2-Core 302
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 581
8-Core 989
99% 785 Pts
64-Core 1,345
90% 1,345 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.1
1-Core 141
2-Core 280
98% 172 Pts
4-Core 554
8-Core 993
97% 773 Pts
64-Core 1,371
92% 1,371 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 90
1-Core 146
2-Core 290
98% 175 Pts
4-Core 576
8-Core 999
99% 788 Pts
64-Core 1,454
98% 1,454 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.9
1-Core 139
2-Core 276
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 921
91% 725 Pts
64-Core 1,489
100% 1,489 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.5
1-Core 130
2-Core 219
83% 143 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 775
72% 583 Pts
64-Core 1,161
78% 1,161 Pts
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Typical Core i9-9900KF Builds (Compare 12,789 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 169%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 168%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS MASTER - $350

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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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16 days ago.

Deal  www.amazon.com/...

Same performance as the 5800x for $70 less


Excellent

3 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

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

6 months 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!


Excellent

9 months ago.

I have bought one and I am satisfied


Good

6 months ago.

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


Terrible

16 months ago.

wtf


Good

16 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.


Average

21 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

23 months ago.

Its an outstanding CPU. i love it


Good

1 month ago.

fast as hell


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