Average Bench: 91.9% (25th of 1213)

Based on 183 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906EA Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-9600 CPU @ 3.10GHz
Poor: 81%Average: 91.9% Great: 97%
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Excellent average bench

The Intel Core i5-9600 averaged just 8.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i5-9600 near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 134Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 265Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-9600 is just 15.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-9600 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 739Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 743Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 183 samples)
Min Avg Max
112 1-Core 134 142
235 2-Core 265 281
94% 200 Pts
Min Avg Max
437 4-Core 518 547
565 8-Core 743 794
81.6% 631 Pts
Min Avg Max
600 64-Core 739 795
49.6% 739 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 140
2-Core 278
99% 209 Pts
4-Core 545
8-Core 763
85% 654 Pts
64-Core 734
49% 734 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 140
2-Core 279
99% 209 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 766
85% 654 Pts
64-Core 786
53% 786 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 140
2-Core 273
97% 206 Pts
4-Core 536
8-Core 798
86% 667 Pts
64-Core 792
53% 792 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 140
2-Core 276
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 534
8-Core 765
84% 650 Pts
64-Core 754
51% 754 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 139
2-Core 270
97% 204 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 766
83% 646 Pts
64-Core 761
51% 761 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 138
2-Core 271
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 750
82% 636 Pts
64-Core 765
51% 765 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 713
79% 612 Pts
64-Core 696
47% 696 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 131
2-Core 266
93% 199 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 655
74% 565 Pts
64-Core 680
46% 680 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 26,211,355 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i5-9600 Builds (Compare 127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

System: HP Z1 Entry Tower G5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $337

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-9600 Processor
Launch DateQ2'19
Processor Numberi5-9600
# of Cores6
# of Threads6
Cache9 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 Frequency4.60 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 Frequency1.15 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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2 months ago.

ranking is 18 for $209 from bestbuy


Excellent

16 days ago.

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Terrible

6 months ago.

useless overprice cpu, buy 9600k


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