Average Bench: 86.8% (73rd of 1316)

Based on 1,256 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 13.1% 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.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 2,225Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,011Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10940X is just 18.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i9-10940X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Memory Latency 76.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 263Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 1,256 samples)
Min Avg Max
66 Memory 76.5 90.2
114 1-Core 132 146
231 2-Core 263 291
87.6% 157 Pts
Min Avg Max
465 4-Core 520 578
865 8-Core 1,011 1,169
94.5% 765 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,916 64-Core 2,225 2,612
149% 2,225 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.9
1-Core 140
2-Core 292
97% 174 Pts
4-Core 574
8-Core 1,098
104% 836 Pts
64-Core 2,384
160% 2,384 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.3
1-Core 137
2-Core 274
94% 167 Pts
4-Core 548
8-Core 1,095
101% 822 Pts
64-Core 2,461
165% 2,461 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 87
1-Core 145
2-Core 289
97% 174 Pts
4-Core 552
8-Core 1090
101% 821 Pts
64-Core 2,386
160% 2,386 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.2
1-Core 143
2-Core 290
94% 170 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 1,095
103% 835 Pts
64-Core 2,554
171% 2,554 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 132
2-Core 260
90% 159 Pts
4-Core 514
8-Core 994
93% 754 Pts
64-Core 2,258
152% 2,258 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.2
1-Core 128
2-Core 252
84% 151 Pts
4-Core 501
8-Core 1,012
93% 756 Pts
64-Core 1,962
132% 1,962 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,116,201 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i9-10940X Builds (Compare 752 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 149%
Desktop 93%
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Workstation 176%

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING II

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $1,526

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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


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


Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA2066

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes


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1 month 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.


4 months ago.

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


21 months ago.


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