Average Bench: 85.7% (172nd of 1439)

Based on 1,827 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 14.2% 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 Speed 2,232Pts
Avg. Quad Core Speed 513Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10940X is just 19.3%. 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 75.7Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 986Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,827 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.6 Memory 75.7 87.8
107 1-Core 131 146
231 2-Core 261 288
84.5% 156 Pts
Min Avg Max
447 4-Core 513 571
813 8-Core 986 1,135
88.9% 749 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,889 64-Core 2,232 2,677
138% 2,232 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.7
1-Core 146
2-Core 270
89% 164 Pts
4-Core 566
8-Core 1,163
102% 865 Pts
64-Core 2,788
172% 2,788 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 130
2-Core 257
86% 156 Pts
4-Core 505
8-Core 993
89% 749 Pts
64-Core 2,265
140% 2,265 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.7
1-Core 138
2-Core 269
88% 162 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 1,024
91% 773 Pts
64-Core 2,378
147% 2,378 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.3
1-Core 134
2-Core 266
86% 159 Pts
4-Core 519
8-Core 994
90% 757 Pts
64-Core 2358
146% 2358 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.8
1-Core 131
2-Core 269
86% 159 Pts
4-Core 514
8-Core 1019
91% 766 Pts
64-Core 2,071
128% 2,071 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.5
1-Core 133
2-Core 264
86% 158 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 1,007
90% 761 Pts
64-Core 2,029
126% 2,029 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.6
1-Core 130
2-Core 250
82% 151 Pts
4-Core 497
8-Core 984
87% 740 Pts
64-Core 2,361
146% 2,361 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 69.3
1-Core 120
2-Core 254
79% 148 Pts
4-Core 503
8-Core 962
87% 732 Pts
64-Core 2,040
126% 2,040 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.7
1-Core 101
2-Core 196
70% 124 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 765
69% 581 Pts
64-Core 1,820
113% 1,820 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Core i9-10940X Builds (Compare 849 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
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Gaming 179%
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Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 211%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING II

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,370

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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

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4 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.


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