Intel Core i9-9900 - Benchmark, Test and specs

The Intel Core i9-9900 has 8 cores with 16 threads and is based on the 9. gen of the Intel Core i9 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1151-2 socket and was released in Q2/2019.
Intel Core i9-9900
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: Intel Core i9-9900
Family: Intel Core i9
CPU group: Intel Core i 9000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 9
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Core i9-10900
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 16
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 5.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores): 4.00 GHz
Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics
GPU name: Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.20 GHz
Execution units: 24
Shader: 192
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Release date: Q4/2017
Hardware codec supportHardware codec support
h265 / HEVC (8 bit): Decode / Encode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode / Encode
h264: Decode / Encode
VP8: Decode / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode
Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe
Memory type: DDR4-2666
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
AES-NI: Yes
Thermal ManagementThermal Management
TDP (PL1): 65 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C
Technical detailsTechnical details
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 16.00 MB
Architecture: Coffee Lake S Refresh
Technology: 14 nm
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Socket: LGA 1151-2
Release date: Q2/2019
Part Number: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i9-9900 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 7 3700X AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
1294
Intel Core i9-10980HK Intel Core i9-10980HK
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
1294
Intel Core i5-10600 Intel Core i5-10600
6C 12T @ 3.30 GHz
1286
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
1284
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
1284
Intel Core i9-9900KF Intel Core i9-9900KF
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
1284
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
1284
Show all Cinebench R23 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R23 (Multi-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 multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i9-11900KB Intel Core i9-11900KB
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
12264
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
12250
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
12250
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
12205
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 2.30 GHz
12180
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5875U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5875U
8C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
11530
Intel Xeon W-2150B Intel Xeon W-2150B
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
11463
Show all Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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.

Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
524
AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
522
AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
519
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
518
Intel Xeon E-2286M Intel Xeon E-2286M
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
518
Intel Xeon E-2278G Intel Xeon E-2278G
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
518
Intel Core i9-9900KS Intel Core i9-9900KS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
518
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5875U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5875U
8C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
4446
AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
4425
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4
8C 16T @ 2.10 GHz
4349
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
4346
Intel Xeon Gold 5120 Intel Xeon Gold 5120
14C 28T @ 2.20 GHz
4344
Intel Core i7-9800X Intel Core i7-9800X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
4338
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
4332
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 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.

Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
228
Intel Core i9-9900KS Intel Core i9-9900KS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
222
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 AMD Ryzen 5 5500
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
221
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
219
AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
219
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT
12C 24T @ 4.10 GHz
219
Intel Xeon E-2286M Intel Xeon E-2286M
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
219
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
1972
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
1970
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
1937
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
1931
AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
1927
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
1918
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3
12C 24T @ 2.60 GHz
1914
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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 Core i9-10980HK Intel Core i9-10980HK
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
1299
AMD Epyc 7663 AMD Epyc 7663
56C 112T @ 2.00 GHz
1298
Intel Core i7-10850H Intel Core i7-10850H
6C 12T @ 2.70 GHz
1296
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
1292
AMD Ryzen 7 5825C AMD Ryzen 7 5825C
8C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
1288
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
1288
Intel Core i9-10885H Intel Core i9-10885H
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
1287
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 5 6600H AMD Ryzen 5 6600H
6C 12T @ 3.30 GHz
8054
AMD Ryzen 5 6600HS AMD Ryzen 5 6600HS
6C 12T @ 3.30 GHz
8054
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650H AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650H
6C 12T @ 3.30 GHz
8054
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
8047
Intel Core i5-12600HX Intel Core i5-12600HX
12C 16T @ 1.80 GHz
8036
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 AMD Ryzen 5 5600
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
8009
Intel Xeon W-2140B Intel Xeon W-2140B
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
7969
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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.

AMD A8-3800 AMD A8-3800
AMD Radeon HD 6550D @ 0.60 GHz
480
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Qualcomm Adreno 530 @ 0.62 GHz
476
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Qualcomm Adreno 530 @ 0.62 GHz
476
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
461
AMD Ryzen 3 5125C AMD Ryzen 3 5125C
AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics @ 1.20 GHz
461
Intel Core i5-10505 Intel Core i5-10505
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
461
Intel Core i3-11340 CPM Intel Core i3-11340 CPM
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHzNot verified
461
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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 Xeon Gold 6126T Intel Xeon Gold 6126T
12C 24T @ 2.60 GHz
19161
Intel Xeon E5-2683 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2683 v4
16C 32T @ 2.10 GHz
19047
AMD Ryzen 7 5800U AMD Ryzen 7 5800U
8C 16T @ 1.90 GHz
18859
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
18644
Intel Core i7-7820X Intel Core i7-7820X
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
18634
Intel Xeon W-2140B Intel Xeon W-2140B
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
18620
AMD Epyc 7551P AMD Epyc 7551P
32C 64T @ 2.00 GHz
18531
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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.

AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900 AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
12C 24T @ 3.10 GHz
6926
AMD Ryzen 9 3900 AMD Ryzen 9 3900
12C 24T @ 3.10 GHz
6918
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
6250
Intel Core i9-9900KS Intel Core i9-9900KS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
6250
Intel Core i9-9900KF Intel Core i9-9900KF
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
6250
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
6250
Intel Core i9-9900T Intel Core i9-9900T
8C 16T @ 2.10 GHz
5560
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i9-12900KS Intel Core i9-12900KS
16C 24T @ 3.40 GHz
3.57
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
2.61
Intel Core i9-9900KF Intel Core i9-9900KF
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
2.61
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
2.61
Intel Core i7-8086K Intel Core i7-8086K
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
2.61
Intel Core i9-8950HK Intel Core i9-8950HK
6C 12T @ 2.90 GHz
2.52
Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
2.51
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
51
AMD A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
46
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
45.4
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
44.1
AMD A10-5700 AMD A10-5700
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
44
Intel Core i7-8086K Intel Core i7-8086K
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
43.7
Intel Core i7-8700T Intel Core i7-8700T
6C 12T @ 2.40 GHz
43.7
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



Leaderboards

In our leaderboards, we have clearly compiled the best processors for specific categories for you. The leaderboards are always up to date and are regularly updated by us. The best processors are selected according to popularity and speed in benchmarks as well as the price-performance ratio.


Popular comparisons

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