Average Bench: 96.1% (40th of 1355)

Based on 56,656 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000906EC, BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900KF CPU @ 3.60GHz

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900KF averaged just 3.9% 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 141Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,438Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900KF is just 17.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9900KF performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 967Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 92.5Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 56,656 samples)
Min Avg Max
82.8 Memory 92.5 97.2
120 1-Core 141 150
233 2-Core 275 300
96.2% 169 Pts
Min Avg Max
445 4-Core 535 591
767 8-Core 967 1,117
93.7% 751 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,127 64-Core 1,438 1,592
96.5% 1,438 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 4.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.1
1-Core 147
2-Core 283
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 923
91% 725 Pts
64-Core 1,514
102% 1,514 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.9
1-Core 141
2-Core 276
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 942
93% 742 Pts
64-Core 1,470
99% 1,470 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.2
1-Core 139
2-Core 282
94% 169 Pts
4-Core 551
8-Core 958
95% 754 Pts
64-Core 1,420
95% 1,420 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 144
2-Core 280
95% 169 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 1,053
100% 805 Pts
64-Core 1,419
95% 1,419 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 143
2-Core 275
95% 169 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 1,022
96% 779 Pts
64-Core 1,489
100% 1,489 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.4
1-Core 141
2-Core 268
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 892
87% 697 Pts
64-Core 1,428
96% 1,428 Pts
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Desktop 101%
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Workstation 164%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS MASTER - $287

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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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Terrible (edit your comment) Add link

3 months ago.

Deal  www.amazon.com/...

Same performance as the 5800x for $70 less


Excellent

17 days ago.

Great CPU. Very fast and good OC-capabilities. A real dream combined with water cooling.


Poor

18 months ago.

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


Excellent

11 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


Terrible

7 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

10 months ago.

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


Good

21 months ago.

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


Terrible

2 years 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

3 years ago.

Its an outstanding CPU. i love it


Excellent

2 years ago.

This CPU is better without Video layer!


Good

16 months ago.

fast as hell


Excellent

15 months ago.

Steady and definitely cooler than 9900K, overclocked to 5.1 GHZ on simple AIO water cooling.


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