Intel Core i9-9980HK Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i9-9980HK was released in Q2/2019 and has 8 cores. The processor can process 16 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket BGA 1440. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the Intel Core i9-9980HK achieved a result of 1,183 points (single-core) or 7,301 points (multi-core).
Intel Core i9-9980HK

At a glance

Name: Intel Core i9-9980HK
Family: Intel Core i9 (78)
CPU group: Intel Core i 9000H (11)
Architecture: Coffee Lake H Refresh
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 9
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Core i9-10980HK

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i9-9980HK has 8 cores. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i9-9980HK is 2.40 GHz (5.00 GHz). An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 8 / 16
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 8x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 2.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 5.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (8 Cores): 3.40 GHz

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Core i9-9980HK has an integrated graphics that the system can use to efficiently play back videos. The Intel Core i9-9980HK has the Intel UHD Graphics 630 installed, which has 24 streaming multiprocessors (192 shaders).

GPU name: Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU frequency: 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.25 GHz
Compute units: 24
Shader: 192
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q4/2017
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9.5
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 64 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors with integrated graphics can process video codecs faster. Support for modern codecs can significantly increase system efficiency during video playback.

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 Intel Core i9-9980HK supports a maximum of 128 GB memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory of 42.7 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR3-2133
DDR4-2666
34.2 GB/s
42.7 GB/s
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i9-9980HK has a TDP of 45 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 45 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The Intel Core i9-9980HK is made in 14 nm and has 16.00 MB cache.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: BGA 1440
L2-Cache: --
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
Release date: Q2/2019
Release price: 580 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i9-9980HK 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 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
72
Intel Core i5-10600K Intel Core i5-10600K
6C 12T @ 4.80 GHz
72
Intel Core i7-8700K Intel Core i7-8700K
6C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
72
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
71
Intel Xeon W-2295 Intel Xeon W-2295
18C 36T @ 4.80 GHz
71
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
71
Intel Core i7-5775R Intel Core i7-5775R
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
71

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U
8C 16T @ 4.10 GHz
441
Intel Core i7-1280P Intel Core i7-1280P
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
437
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
430
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
424
AMD Ryzen 5 5625U AMD Ryzen 5 5625U
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
417
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 AMD Ryzen 3 3100
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
415
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
411

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 3700C AMD Ryzen 7 3700C
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1194
AMD Ryzen 7 4700S AMD Ryzen 7 4700S
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
1194
Intel Core i9-10980XE Intel Core i9-10980XE
18C 36T @ 4.80 GHz
1191
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1186
AMD Ryzen 5 7520U AMD Ryzen 5 7520U
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
1184
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U
8C 16T @ 4.10 GHz
1184
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
8C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
1184

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.
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
8457
Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
8443
Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
8443
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
8370
AMD Ryzen 5 7530U AMD Ryzen 5 7530U
6C 12T @ 3.00 GHz
8346
Intel Core i5-10505 Intel Core i5-10505
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
8294
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2
12C 24T @ 3.10 GHz
8249

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-3265M Intel Xeon W-3265M
24C 48T @ 4.60 GHz
1189
Intel Core i3-10305 Intel Core i3-10305
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
1188
Intel Core i7-1065G7 Intel Core i7-1065G7
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1184
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1183
AMD Ryzen 5 4400GE AMD Ryzen 5 4400GE
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
1183
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
1183
Intel Xeon Silver 4310 Intel Xeon Silver 4310
12C 24T @ 3.30 GHz
1182

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.
Microsoft XBox Series X Microsoft XBox Series X
8C 16T @ 3.66 GHz
7358
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
7335
Intel Xeon W-2235 Intel Xeon W-2235
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
7328
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
7301
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7730U
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
7300
AMD Ryzen 7 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 7730U
8C 16T @ 2.80 GHz
7300
AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
7298

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 i7-10710U Intel Core i7-10710U
6C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
1496
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2
8C 8T @ 2.91 GHz
1496
Google Tensor Google Tensor
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
1494
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1492
Intel Core i5-10400H Intel Core i5-10400H
4C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
1490
Intel Xeon W-2145 Intel Xeon W-2145
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1487
Intel Xeon Gold 6244 Intel Xeon Gold 6244
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1487

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.
AMD Ryzen 7 5800U AMD Ryzen 7 5800U
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
6967
Intel Core i7-10875H Intel Core i7-10875H
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
6960
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X
12C 24T @ 3.60 GHz
6951
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
6927
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 2.70 GHz
6908
Intel Core i7-7800X Intel Core i7-7800X
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
6897
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
6886

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 i7-10850H Intel Core i7-10850H
6C 12T @ 5.10 GHz
490
AMD Ryzen 9 3900 AMD Ryzen 9 3900
12C 24T @ 4.30 GHz
487
Intel Core i7-8700K Intel Core i7-8700K
6C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
487
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
485
Intel Core i7-10750H Intel Core i7-10750H
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
484
Intel Xeon E-2286G Intel Xeon E-2286G
6C 6T @ 4.90 GHz
482
Intel Xeon E-2274G Intel Xeon E-2274G
4C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
482

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 i7-8700 Intel Core i7-8700
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
3547
AMD Ryzen 5 5600HS AMD Ryzen 5 5600HS
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
3544
Intel Xeon Silver 4116 Intel Xeon Silver 4116
12C 24T @ 2.60 GHz
3520
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
3503
Intel Xeon Gold 5115 Intel Xeon Gold 5115
10C 20T @ 2.60 GHz
3493
Intel Core i5-1335U Intel Core i5-1335U
10C 12T @ 1.30 GHz
3468
Intel Core i9-9880H Intel Core i9-9880H
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
3462

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 A10-5745M AMD A10-5745M
AMD Radeon HD 8610G @ 0.63 GHz
481
AMD GX-420GI AMD GX-420GI
AMD Radeon R7E @ 0.63 GHz
481
AMD GX-424CC AMD GX-424CC
AMD Radeon R7E @ 0.63 GHz
481
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.25 GHz
480
Intel Core i9-10885H Intel Core i9-10885H
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.25 GHz
480
Intel Xeon E-2286M Intel Xeon E-2286M
Intel UHD Graphics P630 @ 1.25 GHz
480
Intel Core i9-10980HK Intel Core i9-10980HK
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.25 GHz
480

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
148
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5875U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5875U
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
147
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 AMD Ryzen 5 5500
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
146
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
145
Intel Core i7-11700F Intel Core i7-11700F
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
145
Intel Core i7-11700 Intel Core i7-11700
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
145
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
143

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 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
14648
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
14555
Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
14555
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
14481
Intel Core i7-8086K Intel Core i7-8086K
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
14480
Intel Core i7-6900K Intel Core i7-6900K
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
14474
Intel Xeon W-1250P Intel Xeon W-1250P
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
14467

Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
235.7
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
241.2
Intel Core i9-9880H Intel Core i9-9880H
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
242.2
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
251.2
Intel Core i7-5960X Intel Core i7-5960X
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
254.1
Apple M2 Apple M2
8C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
277
Apple M2 (8-GPU) Apple M2 (8-GPU)
8C 8T @ 3.50 GHz
277

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 i7-10870H Intel Core i7-10870H
8C 16T @ 2.20 GHz
4299
Intel Xeon E5-2670 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2670 v3
12C 24T @ 2.30 GHz
4281
Intel Core i5-11500 Intel Core i5-11500
6C 12T @ 2.70 GHz
4275
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
4269
Intel Core i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
4255
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X AMD Ryzen 7 1700X
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
4255
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
4249

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 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
197
Intel Core i7-7820X Intel Core i7-7820X
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
197
Intel Core i9-9940X Intel Core i9-9940X
14C 28T @ 4.50 GHz
197
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
196
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650GE AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650GE
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
195
AMD Ryzen 5 4400GE AMD Ryzen 5 4400GE
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
195
AMD Ryzen 5 4600G AMD Ryzen 5 4600G
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
195

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 1800X AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
1617
Intel Core i5-10600K Intel Core i5-10600K
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1615
Intel Core i5-10600KF Intel Core i5-10600KF
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1615
Intel Core i9-9980HK Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
1607
Intel Core i5-11400F Intel Core i5-11400F
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
1598
Intel Core i5-11400 Intel Core i5-11400
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
1598
Intel Xeon E5-2658 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2658 v3
12C 24T @ 2.50 GHz
1595

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