Average Bench: 98.9% (3rd of 1183)

Based on 7,873 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900K CPU @ 3.60GHz

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900K averaged just 1.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-9900K near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 142Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,501Pts

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900K is 30.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9900K performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 282Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 556Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,873 samples)
Min Avg Max
111 1-Core 142 154
221 2-Core 282 308
99.9% 212 Pts
Min Avg Max
440 4-Core 556 615
830 8-Core 1,041 1,183
99.2% 798 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,189 64-Core 1,501 1,646
101% 1,501 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 145
2-Core 290
102% 217 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 1,136
106% 858 Pts
64-Core 1,574
106% 1,574 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 145
2-Core 287
102% 216 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 1,146
106% 863 Pts
64-Core 1548
104% 1548 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 147
2-Core 279
101% 213 Pts
4-Core 579
8-Core 1,156
107% 868 Pts
64-Core 1,579
106% 1,579 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 146
2-Core 291
103% 218 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1,005
99% 789 Pts
64-Core 1,446
97% 1,446 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 139
2-Core 278
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 555
8-Core 1,070
100% 812 Pts
64-Core 1,405
94% 1,405 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 140
2-Core 259
95% 200 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 1,091
96% 795 Pts
64-Core 1,547
104% 1,547 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 141
2-Core 277
98% 209 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 866
86% 681 Pts
64-Core 1,393
94% 1,393 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,913,838 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i9-9900K Builds (Compare 9,634 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
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Desktop
Desktop 147%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 138%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS XI HERO (WI-FI) - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $1,625

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