Intel Core i9-11900 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i9-11900 has 8 cores with 16 threads and is based on the 11. gen of the Intel Core i9 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1200 socket and was released in Q1/2021. The Intel Core i9-11900 scores 1,831 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 9,674 points.
Intel Core i9-11900

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i9-11900. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i9-11900.

Name: Intel Core i9-11900
Family: Intel Core i9 (78)
CPU group: Intel Core i 11000 (22)
Architecture: Rocket Lake S
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 11
Predecessor: Intel Core i9-10900
Successor: Intel Core i9-12900

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i9-11900 has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 16 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i9-11900 is 2.50 GHz (5.20 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 16
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 5.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores): 3.80 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i9-11900 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the Intel Core i9-11900 uses the Intel UHD Graphics 750, which has 256 texture shaders and 32 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: Intel UHD Graphics 750
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.30 GHz
Compute units: 32
Shader: 256
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q1/2021
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 12
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: Decode
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 128 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 51.2 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-3200
51.2 GB/s
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 4.0 x 20
PCIe Bandwidth: 39.4 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 65 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 65 W
TDP (PL2): 224 W / 56 s
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i9-11900 is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 20.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1200
L2-Cache: 4.00 MB
L3-Cache: 16.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
Release date: Q1/2021
Release price: 439 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i9-11900 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
16C 32T @ 4.90 GHz
1644
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 4.80 GHz
1636
Intel Core i3-1215U Intel Core i3-1215U
6C 8T @ 4.40 GHz
1633
Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
1630
Intel Core i9-11900F Intel Core i9-11900F
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
1630
Intel Core i5-12400F Intel Core i5-12400F
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1623
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1623

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Xeon W-1390P Intel Xeon W-1390P
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
1842
Intel Core i5-13490F Intel Core i5-13490F
10C 16T @ 4.80 GHz
1834
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
1834
Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
1831
Intel Core i9-11900F Intel Core i9-11900F
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
1831
Intel Xeon W-1350 Intel Xeon W-1350
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
1826
Intel Core i5-13600HX Intel Core i5-13600HX
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
1822

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 7 5700 AMD Ryzen 7 5700
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
9782
Intel Core i5-12500H Intel Core i5-12500H
12C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
9780
AMD EPYC 7262 AMD EPYC 7262
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
9685
Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
9674
Intel Core i9-11900F Intel Core i9-11900F
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
9674
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3
12C 24T @ 2.90 GHz
9658
Intel Xeon E5-2695 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v3
14C 28T @ 2.80 GHz
9622

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i7-1265U Intel Core i7-1265U
10C 12T @ 4.80 GHz
2154
Intel Core i7-1265UL Intel Core i7-1265UL
10C 12T @ 4.80 GHz
2154
Intel Core i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
2151
Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
2148
Intel Core i9-11900F Intel Core i9-11900F
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
2148
Intel Pentium Gold 8505 Intel Pentium Gold 8505
5C 6T @ 4.40 GHz
2146
Intel Xeon W-11855M Intel Xeon W-11855M
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
2142

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Apple M2 Apple M2
8C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
10062
Apple M2 (8-GPU) Apple M2 (8-GPU)
8C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
10062
Intel Core i7-11700B Intel Core i7-11700B
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
10050
Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
10040
Intel Core i9-11900F Intel Core i9-11900F
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
10040
Intel Xeon W-1290P Intel Xeon W-1290P
10C 20T @ 4.40 GHz
10012
Intel Xeon W-11955M Intel Xeon W-11955M
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
9986

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
Apple A13 Bionic Apple A13 Bionic
Apple A13 @ 1.35 GHz
691
Intel Xeon W-11865MRE Intel Xeon W-11865MRE
Intel UHD Graphics 11th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.35 GHz
691
Intel Xeon W-10885M Intel Xeon W-10885M
Intel UHD Graphics 10th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.25 GHz
667
Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
Intel UHD Graphics 750 @ 1.30 GHz
666
Intel Xeon E-2388G Intel Xeon E-2388G
Intel UHD Graphics P750 @ 1.30 GHz
666
Intel Xeon E-2378G Intel Xeon E-2378G
Intel UHD Graphics P750 @ 1.30 GHz
666
Intel Xeon E-2374G Intel Xeon E-2374G
Intel UHD Graphics P750 @ 1.30 GHz
666

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i5-13500H Intel Core i5-13500H
12C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
22910
Intel Core i5-13505H Intel Core i5-13505H
12C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
22910
AMD Ryzen 5 7640HS AMD Ryzen 5 7640HS
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
22864
Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
22830
Intel Core i9-11900F Intel Core i9-11900F
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
22830
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
22815
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
12C 24T @ 3.60 GHz
22810

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i9-11900KF Intel Core i9-11900KF
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
6455
AMD Ryzen 7 5800 AMD Ryzen 7 5800
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
6328
Intel Xeon E5-2683 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2683 v4
16C 32T @ 2.10 GHz
6324
Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
6293
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
6288
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
6283
Intel Core i5-13400F Intel Core i5-13400F
10C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
6282

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