Intel Core i9 9900K specifications and performance

Intel Core i9 9900K is a 8 cores and 16 threads CPU processor produced by Intel. Intel Core i9 9900K was released on 2018-10-08, the fabrication process is 14nm (nanometer), the CPU codename is Coffee Lake, the instruction set architecture is x86-64, and the CPU's integrated graphics (iGPU) is UHD Graphics 630.

Basic Information

Vendor / Supplier Intel
Short name i9 9900k
Release date 2018-10-08
CPU code name Coffee Lake
Fabrication process 14nm (nanometer)
Instruction set architecture x86-64
Market Desktop
Integrated Graphics (iGPU) UHD Graphics 630

CPU core specifications

Total number of cores 8 cores
Total number of threads 16 threads
Number of performance cores 8 cores
Number of performance core threads 16 threads
Performance core base frequency / main frequency 3.6GHz
Performance core maximum turbo frequency 5.0GHz
Number of energy efficiency cores
Number of energy-efficient core threads
Energy efficiency core basic frequency / main frequency
Energy efficiency core maximum turbo frequency

CPU cache and frequency

Bus frequency 100MHz
L1 Cache 64 KB
L2 Cache 256 KB
L3 Cache 16 MB
Unlock multiplier Yes

Memory specifications

Maximum supported memory 128GB
Memory frequency support
  • - DDR4-2666MHz
Maximum number of memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 41.6GB/s
ECC support No

Package specifications

CPU Socket LGA-1151
Default thermal design power / TDP PL1 95W
Maximum Turbo Power Consumption / TDP PL2
Maximum temperature 100°C
PCIe interface PCIe 3.0
PCIe lane count 16

Integrated Graphics specifications

Integrated Graphics (iGPU) Intel UHD Graphics 630
Base frequency 350MHz
Maximum acceleration frequency 1200MHz
Number of execution units 24
Stream Processors / Shading Units 192
Texture Units / TMUs 24
Raster Operations Units / ROPs 3
Total Graphics Power / TGP 15W
FP32 computing performance

Cinebench R23 performance test

Single core performance score
Multi-core performance score

PassMark performance test

Single core performance score
Multi-core performance score
Integer math 66 GOps/sec
Floating point math 41 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 47 Million Primes/sec (Millions find prime numbers per second)
Random string sorting 36.6 Million Strings/sec (Millions random string sorting per second)
Data encryption 6.6 GBytes/sec (Gigabits per second)
Data compression 284.7 MBytes/sec (megabits per second)
Physics simulation 938 Frames/sec (FPS)
Extended instruction test 19 Billion Matrices/sec (Billions matrix operations per second)

GeekBench v6 performance test

Single core performance
Multi-core performance
File compression 545.7 MB/sec (megabits per second)
clang compilation 67.7 Klines/sec (thousands lines per second)
HTML5 browsing 175.1 pages/sec (pages per second)
PDF rendering 275.6 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)
Text processing 159 pages/sec (pages per second)
Background blur 40.4 images/sec (images per second)
Photo processing 68.6 images/sec (images per second)
Ray tracing 14.5 Mpixels/sec (megapixels per second)