Average Bench: 106% (1st of 1197)

Based on 233 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000906ED Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900KS CPU @ 4.00GHz

Outstanding average bench

The Intel Core i9-9900KS averaged 6.1% higher than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-9900KS near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 153Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,605Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-9900KS is just 12.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-9900KS performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 304Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 601Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 233 samples)
Min Avg Max
141 1-Core 153 158
279 2-Core 304 320
108% 229 Pts
Min Avg Max
520 4-Core 601 637
935 8-Core 1,123 1,240
107% 862 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,377 64-Core 1,605 1,707
108% 1,605 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 160
2-Core 322
113% 241 Pts
4-Core 637
8-Core 1,178
113% 908 Pts
64-Core 1,678
113% 1,678 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 159
2-Core 306
110% 232 Pts
4-Core 624
8-Core 1134
110% 879 Pts
64-Core 1,652
111% 1,652 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 155
2-Core 308
109% 232 Pts
4-Core 617
8-Core 1,212
113% 914 Pts
64-Core 1,544
104% 1,544 Pts
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 154
2-Core 308
109% 231 Pts
4-Core 617
8-Core 1,215
113% 916 Pts
64-Core 1,687
113% 1,687 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 154
2-Core 309
109% 231 Pts
4-Core 615
8-Core 1,211
113% 913 Pts
64-Core 1,687
113% 1,687 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,718,290 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i9-9900KS Builds (Compare 9,234 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 133%
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Desktop
Desktop 142%
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Workstation
Workstation 134%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 AORUS MASTER - $270

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $1,545

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 Comments

Added n/a ago.

Terrible

2 days ago.

poor


Average

27 days ago.

Is this the real thing?


Average

6 days ago.

The king of all gaming CPU today, this beast comes with 4 GHz base clock (similar to Devil's Canyon i7-4790K) and 5 GHz boost clock (all core). This CPU is factory binned counterpart of Intel's own i9-9900K so if you run this CPU with equal base and boost clock(all core 4.7 GHz) this CPU runs cooler than i9-9900K. Unfortunately, this CPU generate a bit more heat and consumes more power than i9-9900K so you'll be going to scavenge beefy cooler and high wattage 80+ Gold PSU if you want to keep safe and not to overheat your own CPU or risks electrical fire. If you're a power user or enthusiast, better go for AMD Ryzen 9 3900X/3950X or AMD Threadripper 1950X/2950X which you can get for either similar or slightly/significantly more prices but nets you more cores, cache and/or memory channels.


Excellent

26 days ago.

most powerful gaming cpu in 2019


Good

1 day ago.

cant run crysis


Excellent

16 days ago.

The most Powerfull CPU today.


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