Average Bench: 97.4% (25th of 1316)

Based on 20,792 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900KF CPU @ 3.60GHz

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900KF averaged just 2.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-9900KF near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 142Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 279Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900KF is just 19.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9900KF performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 92.8Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,420Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,792 samples)
Min Avg Max
85 Memory 92.8 97.1
110 1-Core 142 153
220 2-Core 279 304
97% 171 Pts
Min Avg Max
432 4-Core 547 608
753 8-Core 1,004 1,179
96.6% 776 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,112 64-Core 1,420 1,589
95.3% 1,420 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 95.8
1-Core 152
2-Core 303
103% 184 Pts
4-Core 607
8-Core 1,178
110% 893 Pts
64-Core 1,469
99% 1,469 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.9
1-Core 150
2-Core 285
100% 176 Pts
4-Core 565
8-Core 855
91% 710 Pts
64-Core 1,198
80% 1,198 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 96.4
1-Core 144
2-Core 282
99% 174 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 990
95% 764 Pts
64-Core 1,449
97% 1,449 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 94.7
1-Core 110
2-Core 217
83% 140 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 868
80% 652 Pts
64-Core 1,124
75% 1,124 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,909,083 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i9-9900KF Builds (Compare 34,709 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 116%
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Desktop
Desktop 102%
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Workstation
Workstation 115%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z390-A - $178

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $955

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-9900KF Processor
Launch DateQ1'19
Processor Numberi9-9900KF
# 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 Speed3.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency5.00 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP95 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2015D (130W)
Description“engineering new protections into hardware”

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)No

Package

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

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
OS GuardYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Excellent

2 years ago.

This CPU is better without Video layer!


Excellent

5 months ago.

Steady and definitely cooler than 9900K, overclocked to 5.1 GHZ on simple AIO water cooling.


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