Average Bench: 95.2% (7th of 1213)

Based on 1,854 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 86%Average: 95.2% Great: 102%
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900 averaged just 4.7% 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 275Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900 is just 15.8%. 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 1,364Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 983Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,854 samples)
Min Avg Max
125 1-Core 140 150
243 2-Core 275 296
97.9% 207 Pts
Min Avg Max
450 4-Core 531 575
780 8-Core 983 1,116
94.2% 757 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,077 64-Core 1,364 1,530
91.5% 1,364 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 146
2-Core 290
103% 218 Pts
4-Core 551
8-Core 1,089
101% 820 Pts
64-Core 1,361
91% 1,361 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 140
2-Core 278
99% 209 Pts
4-Core 557
8-Core 1,082
101% 819 Pts
64-Core 1,448
97% 1,448 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 139
2-Core 278
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 554
8-Core 1,011
98% 783 Pts
64-Core 1,394
94% 1,394 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 147
2-Core 263
98% 205 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 888
90% 709 Pts
64-Core 1272
85% 1272 Pts
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Gaming 38%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
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Workstation
Workstation 80%
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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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Good

5 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

9 months ago.

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


Excellent

6 months ago.

very good in games and slightly cheaper as 9900k


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