Average Bench: 92.3% (68th of 1355)

Based on 76,882 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-9700 CPU @ 3.00GHz
Poor: 78%Average: 92.3% Great: 99%
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i7-9700 averaged just 7.7% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i7-9700 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 132Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 263Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-9700 is 20.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-9700 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 926Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 88.5Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 76,882 samples)
Min Avg Max
77.9 Memory 88.5 95.5
111 1-Core 132 141
223 2-Core 263 280
91.4% 161 Pts
Min Avg Max
411 4-Core 515 552
651 8-Core 926 1,086
90.1% 721 Pts
Min Avg Max
670 64-Core 926 1,085
62.2% 926 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.3
1-Core 138
2-Core 285
96% 171 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 953
95% 755 Pts
64-Core 948
64% 948 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.3
1-Core 140
2-Core 276
96% 169 Pts
4-Core 543
8-Core 978
95% 761 Pts
64-Core 970
65% 970 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.4
1-Core 121
2-Core 280
91% 163 Pts
4-Core 558
8-Core 1,015
98% 786 Pts
64-Core 1,034
69% 1,034 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.4
1-Core 142
2-Core 280
96% 170 Pts
4-Core 545
8-Core 910
92% 728 Pts
64-Core 898
60% 898 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.5
1-Core 126
2-Core 212
84% 142 Pts
4-Core 397
8-Core 664
67% 530 Pts
64-Core 560
38% 560 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 51.8
1-Core 121
2-Core 266
77% 146 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 934
93% 741 Pts
64-Core 968
65% 968 Pts
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Typical Core i7-9700 Builds (Compare 10,047 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

System: HP OMEN by HP Obelisk Desktop 875-0xxx

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $600

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-9700 Processor
Launch DateQ2'19
Processor Numberi7-9700
# 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)

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 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)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

1 month ago.

magnificent processor for both gaming and work


Good

4 months ago.

65Watt TDP, 8 full cores, internal gpu as a backup, stable responsive system, price. Works great, don't need a 'spaceheater' K series. Boxed cooler is crap, but so are AMD's. Get a Hyper 212 tower cooler - 28-58 degrees, ambiant 22. Set to Intel spec. in Bios PL1=TDP=65 (Watt) PL2=1.25*PL1=80(Watt) Tau=28(Seconds) Motherboard man. fact. put too much PL1,PL2 and Tau. for 'high scores' in Bios.

Info  www.userbenchmark.com/...

complete system


Good

19 months ago.

have one runs very good almost the same as 9700k notice no difference at all in any of my games. 2 avg frame rate drop and is cheaper


Average

24 months ago.

Unless significantly cheaper than the 9700K, there's no reason to buy the 9700 as most settings are locked down. There is no way to overclock (other than changing PL1 & PL2) as core ratio is controlled by the processor, that means all core turbo is stuck at 4.5 Ghz regardless of what you set in the BIOS. Ring ratio is also capped at 4.3 Ghz. BLCK overclock is also limited at 102 Mhz. However, the 9700 is only 2% - 6% behind the 9700k with a 5 Ghz all core overclock, coupled by the low latency ring bus, it's still faster than the 3700x in gaming


Excellent

25 days ago.

It's not the best, but if you don't need any overclocking, it's perfect and does the job nicely for what it costs...


Excellent

2 years ago.

8 core budget pc monster


Average

2 years ago.

Offered pretty much same performance as i7-9700K but without ability to OC and has lower base clock and all-core boost clock. Would opt to buy i7-9700K instead because this CPU is priced same as the OC-able counterpart.


Good

23 months ago.

It's great for tasking and games, but I would rather get a 9700k than this.


Terrible

2 years ago.

could use some overclocking features


Good

2 years ago.

It's a processor and it...processes things


Terrible

2 years ago.

Intel seriously need a major rethink...


Excellent

2 years ago.

A quite balance choice, even though the price is not far from 9700k. If you are not interesting in OC and just want a stable gaming environment, a good choice is here.


Excellent

2 years ago.

Has worked phenomenally.


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