Intel Core i9-9940X - Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i9-9940X has 14 cores with 28 threads and is based on the 9. gen of the Intel Core i9 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 2066 socket and was released in Q4/2018.
Intel Core i9-9940X
CPU lineageCPU lineage
Name: Intel Core i9-9940X
Family: Intel Core i9
CPU group: Intel Core i 9000X
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 9
Predecessor: --
Successor: --
CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency
CPU Cores / Threads: 14 / 28
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 14x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.30 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (14 Cores): 4.20 GHz
Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe
Memory type: DDR4-2666
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 4
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 44
AES-NI: Yes
Thermal ManagementThermal Management
TDP (PL1): 165 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 92 °C
Technical detailsTechnical details
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 19.00 MB
Architecture: Skylake X Refresh
Documents: --
Technology: 14 nm
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Socket: LGA 2066
Release date: Q4/2018
Part Number: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i9-9940X 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 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 i7-8565U Intel Core i7-8565U
4C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
459
Intel Core i7-9850H Intel Core i7-9850H
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
459
Intel Core i9-9980XE Intel Core i9-9980XE
18C 36T @ 3.00 GHz
459
Intel Core i9-9940X Intel Core i9-9940X
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
457
Intel Core i3-10300 Intel Core i3-10300
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
457
Intel Core i9-9960X Intel Core i9-9960X
16C 32T @ 3.10 GHz
457
Intel Xeon E-2226GE Intel Xeon E-2226GE
6C 6T @ 3.40 GHz
456
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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.

Intel Core i9-10850K Intel Core i9-10850K
10C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
6318
Intel Core i9-11900K Intel Core i9-11900K
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
6187
Intel Core i9-11900KF Intel Core i9-11900KF
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
6187
Intel Core i9-9940X Intel Core i9-9940X
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
5912
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 2.80 GHz
5912
Intel Core i9-11980HK Intel Core i9-11980HK
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
5875
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
5843
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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 i3-10105 Intel Core i3-10105
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1168
Intel Core i5-9500 Intel Core i5-9500
6C 6T @ 3.00 GHz
1168
Intel Xeon W-3265M Intel Xeon W-3265M
24C 48T @ 2.70 GHz
1168
Intel Core i9-9940X Intel Core i9-9940X
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
1164
Intel Core i5-10400F Intel Core i5-10400F
6C 12T @ 2.90 GHz
1164
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4350G AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4350G
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1161
Intel Core i9-9960X Intel Core i9-9960X
16C 32T @ 3.10 GHz
1158
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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 9 3950X AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
16C 32T @ 3.50 GHz
14322
Intel Core i9-9960X Intel Core i9-9960X
16C 32T @ 3.10 GHz
14314
Intel Xeon W-3245 Intel Xeon W-3245
16C 32T @ 3.20 GHz
14261
Intel Core i9-9940X Intel Core i9-9940X
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
13946
AMD Ryzen 9 5900 AMD Ryzen 9 5900
12C 24T @ 3.00 GHz
13874
Intel Core i9-10940X Intel Core i9-10940X
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
13831
Intel Core i7-12800HX Intel Core i7-12800HX
16C 24T @ 2.00 GHz
13824
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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.

AMD Ryzen 7 5700X AMD Ryzen 7 5700X
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
27411
Intel Core i5-12600K Intel Core i5-12600K
10C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
27348
Intel Core i5-12600KF Intel Core i5-12600KF
10C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
27089
Intel Core i9-9940X Intel Core i9-9940X
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
27017
Intel Core i9-7960X Intel Core i9-7960X
16C 32T @ 2.80 GHz
26030
Intel Xeon Gold 6148 Intel Xeon Gold 6148
20C 40T @ 2.40 GHz
25817
Intel Xeon Gold 6246 Intel Xeon Gold 6246
12C 24T @ 3.30 GHz
25785
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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 i7-7700K Intel Core i7-7700K
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
200
Intel Core i7-7740X Intel Core i7-7740X
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
200
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 3.70 GHz
198
Intel Core i9-9940X Intel Core i9-9940X
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
197
Intel Core i3-10300 Intel Core i3-10300
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
197
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
197
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
197
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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.

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
2611
Intel Core i5-12600K Intel Core i5-12600K
10C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
2596
Intel Core i5-12600KF Intel Core i5-12600KF
10C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
2596
Intel Core i9-9940X Intel Core i9-9940X
14C 28T @ 3.30 GHz
2587
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
2584
Intel Xeon Gold 6142 Intel Xeon Gold 6142
16C 32T @ 2.60 GHz
2578
Intel Xeon Gold 6142F Intel Xeon Gold 6142F
16C 32T @ 2.60 GHz
2578
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