Intel Core i9-9900 Benchmark, Test and specs

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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 lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i9-9900. 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 i9-9900.

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 Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i9-9900 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

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 Graphics

The Intel Core i9-9900 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

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 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 / Encode
VP9: Decode / Encode
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR4-2666
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1): 65 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i9-9900 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1151-2
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 16.00 MB
Architecture: Coffee Lake S Refresh
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
Release date: Q2/2019
Release price: 550 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

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 @ 4.40 GHz
1294
Intel Core i9-10980HK Intel Core i9-10980HK
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
1294
Intel Core i5-10600 Intel Core i5-10600
6C 12T @ 4.80 GHz
1286
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1284
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1284
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 4.30 GHz
1284
Intel Core i9-9900KF Intel Core i9-9900KF
8C 16T @ 5.00 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 @ 4.90 GHz
12264
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
12250
Intel Core i7-10700F Intel Core i7-10700F
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
12250
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
12205
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
12180
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
12179
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5875U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5875U
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
11530
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 @ 5.10 GHz
524
AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
522
AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
519
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
518
Intel Xeon E-2286M Intel Xeon E-2286M
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
518
Intel Xeon E-2278G Intel Xeon E-2278G
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
518
Intel Core i9-9900KS Intel Core i9-9900KS
8C 16T @ 5.00 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 @ 3.50 GHz
4446
AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
4425
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4
8C 16T @ 2.60 GHz
4349
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
4346
Intel Xeon Gold 5120 Intel Xeon Gold 5120
14C 28T @ 2.60 GHz
4344
Intel Core i7-9800X Intel Core i7-9800X
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
4338
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
4332
Show all Cinebench R20 (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 @ 5.30 GHz
1299
AMD EPYC 7663 AMD EPYC 7663
56C 112T @ 3.50 GHz
1298
Intel Core i7-10850H Intel Core i7-10850H
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
1296
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1292
AMD Ryzen 7 5825C AMD Ryzen 7 5825C
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1288
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
1288
Intel Core i9-10885H Intel Core i9-10885H
8C 16T @ 5.30 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 @ 3.80 GHz
8054
AMD Ryzen 5 6600HS AMD Ryzen 5 6600HS
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
8054
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650H AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650H
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
8054
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
8047
Intel Core i5-12600HX Intel Core i5-12600HX
12C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
8036
AMD Ryzen 5 5600 AMD Ryzen 5 5600
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
8009
Intel Xeon W-2140B Intel Xeon W-2140B
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
7969
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 2.30 GHz
5128
Intel Core i9-11900H Intel Core i9-11900H
8C 16T @ 2.50 GHz
5099
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3
12C 24T @ 2.60 GHz
5054
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
5010
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750GE AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750GE
8C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
4994
Intel Core i5-12600 Intel Core i5-12600
6C 12T @ 3.30 GHz
4990
Intel Xeon W-10885M Intel Xeon W-10885M
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
4955
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core) results



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 Embedded R2312 AMD Ryzen Embedded R2312
AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics @ 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
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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 i5-1240P Intel Core i5-1240P
12C 16T @ 2.70 GHz
18749
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
18702
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650GE AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650GE
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
18659
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
18644
Intel Core i7-7820X Intel Core i7-7820X
8C 16T @ 4.30 GHz
18634
Intel Xeon W-2140B Intel Xeon W-2140B
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
18620
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3
12C 24T @ 2.90 GHz
18462
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark 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.

AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
225
Intel Core i9-9900KS Intel Core i9-9900KS
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
222
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 AMD Ryzen 5 5500
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
221
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
219
AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT AMD Ryzen 7 3800XT
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
219
AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT AMD Ryzen 9 3900XT
12C 24T @ 4.70 GHz
219
Intel Xeon E-2286M Intel Xeon E-2286M
8C 16T @ 5.00 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 @ 4.50 GHz
1972
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
1970
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
1937
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
1931
AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
1927
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
1918
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3
12C 24T @ 3.00 GHz
1914
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) 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 @ 4.30 GHz
6926
AMD Ryzen 9 3900 AMD Ryzen 9 3900
12C 24T @ 4.30 GHz
6918
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
6250
Intel Core i9-9900KS Intel Core i9-9900KS
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
6250
Intel Core i9-9900KF Intel Core i9-9900KF
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
6250
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
6250
Intel Core i9-9900T Intel Core i9-9900T
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
5560
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 @ 5.50 GHz
3.57
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
2.61
Intel Core i9-9900KF Intel Core i9-9900KF
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
2.61
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
2.61
Intel Core i7-8086K Intel Core i7-8086K
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
2.61
Intel Core i9-8950HK Intel Core i9-8950HK
6C 12T @ 4.80 GHz
2.52
Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 4.90 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
Intel Iris Graphics 540 @ 1.05 GHz
51
AMD A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
AMD Radeon HD 7660D @ 0.80 GHz
46
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
45.4
Intel Core i9-9900 Intel Core i9-9900
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
44.1
AMD A10-5700 AMD A10-5700
AMD Radeon HD 7660D @ 0.80 GHz
44
Intel Core i7-8086K Intel Core i7-8086K
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
43.7
Intel Core i7-8700T Intel Core i7-8700T
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 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.


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