Average Bench: 95.2% (18th of 1265)

Based on 4,489 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 85%Average: 95.2% Great: 101%
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900 averaged just 4.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-9900 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 140Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 276Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900 is just 16.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9900 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 90.9Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,362Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,489 samples)
Min Avg Max
81.3 Memory 90.9 96.8
123 1-Core 140 150
241 2-Core 276 296
95.6% 169 Pts
Min Avg Max
462 4-Core 534 578
763 8-Core 972 1,117
93.9% 753 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,037 64-Core 1,362 1,518
91.4% 1,362 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 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.7
1-Core 150
2-Core 296
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 1133
105% 854 Pts
64-Core 1,550
104% 1,550 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 95
1-Core 139
2-Core 285
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 558
8-Core 900
93% 729 Pts
64-Core 1441
97% 1441 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.6
1-Core 148
2-Core 290
100% 178 Pts
4-Core 559
8-Core 1,032
99% 795 Pts
64-Core 1543
104% 1543 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.9
1-Core 147
2-Core 275
99% 173 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 1,015
97% 778 Pts
64-Core 1,519
102% 1,519 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.1
1-Core 140
2-Core 282
97% 172 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 929
90% 723 Pts
64-Core 1,444
97% 1,444 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 139
2-Core 270
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 512
8-Core 879
88% 695 Pts
64-Core 1,394
94% 1,394 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.9
1-Core 138
2-Core 268
94% 165 Pts
4-Core 471
8-Core 840
82% 656 Pts
64-Core 1,323
89% 1,323 Pts
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Gaming 37%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-9900 Processor
Launch DateQ2'19
Processor Numberi9-9900
# 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 Speed3.10 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency5.00 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.20 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Clear Video Tech for MIDYes
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB

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)Yes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1151

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechYes

 Comments

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Excellent

12 months ago.

very good in games and slightly cheaper as 9900k


Good

11 months ago.

Offered pretty much same performance as i9-9900K but without ability to OC and has lower base clock and all-core boost clock. Requires minimum Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo to sufficiently cool this monstrosity.


Good

15 months ago.

IT EXISTS ON USERBENCHMARK.COM!!!!!!!!


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