Average Bench: 94.3% (23rd of 1265)

Based on 17,018 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-9700F CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 84%Average: 94.3% Great: 99%
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i7-9700F averaged just 5.7% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 134Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 527Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-9700F is just 15.6%. 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 957Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 90.4Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,018 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.9 Memory 90.4 95.9
118 1-Core 134 142
239 2-Core 265 281
92.7% 163 Pts
Min Avg Max
444 4-Core 527 558
672 8-Core 958 1,099
92.6% 743 Pts
Min Avg Max
705 64-Core 957 1,096
64.3% 957 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.2
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 999
96% 771 Pts
64-Core 1,012
68% 1,012 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.8
1-Core 133
2-Core 225
88% 150 Pts
4-Core 537
8-Core 810
86% 674 Pts
64-Core 873
59% 873 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.1
1-Core 130
2-Core 263
92% 162 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 886
89% 706 Pts
64-Core 936
63% 936 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.5
1-Core 125
2-Core 247
88% 154 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 659
70% 546 Pts
64-Core 684
46% 684 Pts
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Typical Core i7-9700F Builds (Compare 1,693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asrock B365M IB-R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $680

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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.

good if you can get it on sale, got it on ebay for $240


Excellent

10 days ago.

Very powerful, it plays any game or runs anything.


Liked

3 months ago.


Excellent

9 days ago.

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


Good

1 month ago.

This is very a good faster processor, Good performance for gaming.


Average

2 months ago.

it barely runs any big games but its kinda cheap


Excellent

4 months ago.

Great choice if you're into cpu based games


Terrible

11 months ago.

Terrible. Beyond terrible.


Good

5 months ago.

Of course the lower clock and turbo along with no ability to overclock isn't great, but if you snag this CPU at a fair or lower price than the MSRP it's an extremely good choice. It struggles a lick or so with Assassins Creed Odyssey but that is all on Ubisoft for having such bad optimization. That does not mean I cannot run almost all settings on high or very high/ultra but there are odd spots with frame drops due to heavy CPU usage in that game...... With its 8 cores and 8 threads it handles Doom Eternal and RDR2 flawlessly though. If you find the K series for roughly the same price grab it, but if this guy is part of a bundle or on sale, you wont be disappointed with it when it comes to gaming or consumer desktop activities and a little beyond. It may be on its way out with the low clock speed by 2021 however, even with 8 cores and threads! I use Intel's XTU to force the turbo on for a longer duration and with a good air cooler it does not go above 60C, give or take another degree, so no power or thermal throttling at all! All around I would say this CPU is good but not outstanding. If it was unlocked that would be another story but would create mean the K series is even closer in specs, although it having a lower clock and turbo would still have made the K series a viable option and Intel could do away with this locked mumbo jumbo...


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