Core i9-9900K 8-Core 3.6GHz
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Core i9-9900K 8-Core 3.6GHz Performance Specification
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3.6 GHz
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8 cores
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Coffee Lake
95W
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LGA 1151
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64GB
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Core i9-9900K 8-Core 3.6GHz Game Requirement Analysis

The Core i9-9900K 8-Core 3.6GHz is a top-end CPU based on a refinement of the 14nm++ Coffee Lake microarchitecture.


It offers 8 physical cores (16 logical), initially clocked at 3.6GHz, which may go up to 4.7GHz using 8 cores with Turbo Boost, or up to 5.0GHz boost clock on a single or dual core. The i9-9900K has 16MB of L3 Cache.


Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost 2.0 and Virtualization are activated and the processor has its multiplier unlocked.


This Core i9-9900K CPU offers the fastest gaming performance of any Intel CPU as of 2018, and will not be the bottleneck in any modern gaming PC. It will be able to play all modern games comfortably on ultra graphics performance at any supported resolution without being a hindrance to the accompanying GPU.


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Core i9-9900K 8-Core 3.6GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Need For Speed Heat 67% 53%
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eFootball PES 2020 71% 53%
FIFA 20 76% 59%
Marvel's Avengers 57% 38%
Red Dead Redemption 2 62% 35%
Grand Theft Auto VI 56% 22%
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18% weaker … 2011 tech still can compete xD

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It would be really funny if xbox or playstation put this in their next console.

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Prepar3D made me upgraded to 9900k. Scales well upto 32 threads.

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i use xplane 11 went for the 3900x

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Jesus, what a beast

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Got one on order. Will be posting scores and benchmarks. Curious to see how it scales with 4000mhz+ memory.

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Since I'm using a custom loop, I could safely get it to 5200 mhz at 1.380V stable in realbench for 2 hours. Full AVX.


Memory scaling seems to be pretty good on these, but my board is holding back. (Z390 Gigabyte Master). I can easily post on 4000 mhz, and with enough tweaking, probably could make it stable. Currently just running 3766 at CL16.


Could boot at 5.4 ghz 1.4V with HT disabled. Stable at 1.35V at 5.3 with HT disabled. Way cooler and still gets 1800+ points in CB R15. Was beating my 4500 mhz 5960X which got 8 cores/16 threads. So a very good investment. HT enabled gives me about 27.5% better performance in benchmark who scales good with more cores/threads. In my case, CB R15.


Got a new 9900K coming tomorrow. Hopefully that one overclocks better.

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