Average Bench: 91.8% (70th of 1355)

Based on 11,389 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 76%Average: 91.8% Great: 100%
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900 averaged just 8.1% 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 135Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 264Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900 is 23.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9900 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 904Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,320Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 11,389 samples)
Min Avg Max
78.6 Memory 89.2 96.6
107 1-Core 135 147
200 2-Core 264 288
92.6% 163 Pts
Min Avg Max
367 4-Core 507 562
653 8-Core 904 1,066
88.2% 706 Pts
Min Avg Max
973 64-Core 1,320 1,509
88.6% 1,320 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 97.6
1-Core 149
2-Core 294
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 1,059
102% 817 Pts
64-Core 1,498
100% 1,498 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.2
1-Core 148
2-Core 293
100% 178 Pts
4-Core 565
8-Core 1,054
101% 810 Pts
64-Core 1,495
100% 1,495 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.3
1-Core 145
2-Core 287
99% 175 Pts
4-Core 561
8-Core 1,102
103% 832 Pts
64-Core 1,509
101% 1,509 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.5
1-Core 141
2-Core 270
95% 168 Pts
4-Core 516
8-Core 947
91% 731 Pts
64-Core 1437
96% 1437 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.2
1-Core 57.7
2-Core 116
54% 84.7 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 314
36% 275 Pts
64-Core 429
29% 429 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 60
1-Core 23.4
2-Core 44.6
31% 42.7 Pts
4-Core 94.9
8-Core 170
17% 133 Pts
64-Core 243
16% 243 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 54.2
1-Core 21.6
2-Core 46.7
29% 40.8 Pts
4-Core 88.3
8-Core 146
15% 117 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,548,069 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i9-9900 Builds (Compare 9,946 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

System: Dell XPS 8930

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $205

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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

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

2 years ago.

very good in games and slightly cheaper as 9900k


Good

2 years 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.


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