Average Bench: 94.2% (16th of 1206)

Based on 3,145 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-9700F CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 88%Average: 94.2% Great: 99%
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i7-9700F averaged just 5.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-9700F near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,006Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 135Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-9700F is just 11.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-9700F performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,010Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 268Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,145 samples)
Min Avg Max
122 1-Core 135 142
250 2-Core 268 284
94.8% 202 Pts
Min Avg Max
495 4-Core 536 560
812 8-Core 1,006 1,112
95.7% 771 Pts
Min Avg Max
810 64-Core 1,010 1,102
67.8% 1,010 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 141
2-Core 281
99% 211 Pts
4-Core 552
8-Core 1,086
101% 819 Pts
64-Core 1,094
73% 1,094 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 138
2-Core 271
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 1,052
99% 800 Pts
64-Core 1,070
72% 1,070 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
96% 203 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 1,064
99% 803 Pts
64-Core 1,068
72% 1,068 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 537
8-Core 1,011
96% 774 Pts
64-Core 1,028
69% 1,028 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 138
2-Core 264
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 533
8-Core 1,020
96% 777 Pts
64-Core 987
66% 987 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 135
2-Core 261
94% 198 Pts
4-Core 520
8-Core 1,042
96% 781 Pts
64-Core 1,038
70% 1,038 Pts
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Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 74%
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Motherboard: Asrock B365M IB-R

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-9700F Processor
Launch DateQ2'19
Processor Numberi7-9700F
# of Cores8
# of Threads8
Cache12 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed3.00 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.70 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP65 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015C (65W)

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 TechNo
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)No

Package

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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

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1 day ago.

If you really want to give your money to Intel, just buy a 9700K.


Disliked

24 days ago.


Terrible

6 days ago.

It gave me a great time but never called for a second date.


Terrible

3 months ago.

Terrible. Beyond terrible.


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