Average Bench: 86.8% (74th of 1323)

Based on 1,543 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF00050657 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-10940X CPU @ 3.30GHz

Very good average bench

The Intel Core i9-10940X averaged just 13.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the Intel Core i9-10940X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 2,220Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,010Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10940X is 20.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-10940X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Memory Latency 76.6Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 519Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,543 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.3 Memory 76.6 89.8
114 1-Core 132 146
232 2-Core 263 291
87.6% 157 Pts
Min Avg Max
461 4-Core 519 577
847 8-Core 1,010 1,149
94.4% 764 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,868 64-Core 2,220 2,600
149% 2,220 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.6
1-Core 116
2-Core 253
85% 151 Pts
4-Core 516
8-Core 1,065
97% 790 Pts
64-Core 2,485
167% 2,485 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,522,904 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i9-10940X Builds (Compare 919 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 148%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 175%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING II

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $1,490

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i9-10940X X-series Processor
Launch DateQ4'19
Processor Numberi9-10940X
# of Cores14
# of Threads28
Cache19.25 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Instruction Set ExtensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography14 nm
Clock Speed3.30 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency4.60 GHz
Bus Speed8 GT/s DMI3
Scalability1S Only
Max TDP165 W
Thermal Solution SpecificationPCG 2017X

Memory

Max Memory Size256 GB
Memory TypesDDR4-2933
Memory Channels4
Memory Bandwidth94 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
Max # of PCI Express Lanes48

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Turbo Boost 3.0 TechYes
Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Turbo Boost Tech2
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes

Package

Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes

 Comments

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6 months ago.

Upgraded from Core I7-7820X and jumped from 8 cores to 15 cores overclocked to 5 GHz. The affordable beast for video rendering, photo work, and gaming.


Excellent

8 months ago.

very good intel mid end 2066 socket cpu with quad channel ram system


Average

2 years ago.

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