Average Bench: 95.5% (6th of 1183)

Based on 395 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 81%Average: 95.5% Great: 103%
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900 averaged just 4.4% 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 277Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900 is 21.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9900 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,384Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 993Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 395 samples)
Min Avg Max
122 1-Core 140 150
239 2-Core 277 297
98.3% 209 Pts
Min Avg Max
451 4-Core 537 577
786 8-Core 993 1,119
95.2% 765 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,089 64-Core 1,384 1,528
92.9% 1,384 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 149
2-Core 286
103% 217 Pts
4-Core 572
8-Core 1,090
103% 831 Pts
64-Core 1,448
97% 1,448 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 150
2-Core 266
100% 208 Pts
4-Core 559
8-Core 1,084
101% 821 Pts
64-Core 1,534
103% 1,534 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 143
2-Core 280
100% 212 Pts
4-Core 551
8-Core 1,084
101% 817 Pts
64-Core 1,496
100% 1,496 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 142
2-Core 278
99% 210 Pts
4-Core 539
8-Core 1,020
97% 780 Pts
64-Core 1,472
99% 1,472 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 142
2-Core 279
99% 211 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 1,072
99% 805 Pts
64-Core 1,487
100% 1,487 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 137
2-Core 268
96% 202 Pts
4-Core 540
8-Core 901
91% 720 Pts
64-Core 1,443
97% 1,443 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 140
2-Core 269
97% 204 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 794
82% 643 Pts
64-Core 1,120
75% 1,120 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 137
2-Core 271
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 926
87% 705 Pts
64-Core 1,479
99% 1,479 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 148
2-Core 254
97% 201 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 822
80% 640 Pts
64-Core 1,331
89% 1,331 Pts
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 81%
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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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Terrible

1 month ago.

Not Worth


Good

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

18 days ago.

very good in games and slightly cheaper as 9900k


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