Average Bench: 87.5% (62nd of 1307)

Based on 1,018 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 12.4% 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 2,243Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 1,025Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i9-10940X is just 17.6%. 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 77Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 265Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,018 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.2 Memory 77 90.2
116 1-Core 133 147
234 2-Core 265 293
88.1% 158 Pts
Min Avg Max
475 4-Core 525 589
901 8-Core 1,025 1,184
95.7% 775 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,913 64-Core 2,243 2,629
150% 2,243 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 3.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.1
1-Core 141
2-Core 290
94% 171 Pts
4-Core 576
8-Core 1,095
104% 836 Pts
64-Core 2,626
176% 2,626 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 79
1-Core 132
2-Core 257
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 974
92% 742 Pts
64-Core 2,227
150% 2,227 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.4
1-Core 141
2-Core 262
90% 160 Pts
4-Core 521
8-Core 1145
101% 833 Pts
64-Core 2,599
174% 2,599 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.2
1-Core 138
2-Core 273
88% 161 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 1,028
96% 780 Pts
64-Core 2,032
136% 2,032 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 68
1-Core 130
2-Core 263
84% 154 Pts
4-Core 540
8-Core 980
95% 760 Pts
64-Core 2,062
138% 2,062 Pts
LGA 2066 R4, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 75
1-Core 129
2-Core 259
86% 154 Pts
4-Core 501
8-Core 1,012
93% 756 Pts
64-Core 2,097
141% 2,097 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.1
1-Core 139
2-Core 274
89% 162 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 1,014
94% 765 Pts
64-Core 2,046
137% 2,046 Pts
CPU0, 1 CPU, 14 cores, 28 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.9
1-Core 131
2-Core 280
86% 159 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 1000
94% 763 Pts
64-Core 2,244
151% 2,244 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical Core i9-10940X Builds (Compare 608 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 151%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 179%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX X299-E GAMING II

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $1,433

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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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23 days 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

12 days ago.

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


Average

18 months ago.

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