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Intel Core i7-9800X 8-Core 3.8GHz

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How well can the Core i7-9800X 8-Core 3.8GHz run games
Core i7-9800X 8-Core 3.8GHz Performance Specification
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3.8 GHz
4.4 GHz
8 cores
16 threads
Skylake X
165W
14nm
FCLGA2066
64 Bit
95°C
4
128GB
None
Core i7-9800X 8-Core 3.8GHz Game Requirement Analysis

The Intel Core i7-9800X 8-Core 3.8GHz is a high-end CPU based on the 14nm Skylake-X micro architecture. It is competing against AMD's 2nd Gen Ryzen Threadripper processors.


It offers 8 physical cores (16 logical), initially clocked at 3.8GHz which may go up to 4.4GHz with Turbo Boost enabled, and 16.5MB of L3 Cache.


Among its many features are Turbo Boost Max 3.0 technology, Hyper-Threading, Virtualization is activated. As an 'Extreme' variant, this processor has its multiplier unlocked and overclocking is possible.


With a 165W TDP, the Core i7-9800X 8-Core is very power hungry and will require a high-end PSU.


This CPU is likely to offer exceptional computational performance and will not be the bottlenecked in any modern gaming PC. It will be able to play all AAA titles.

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Release period
30-Nov-2018
Core i7-9800X 8-Core 3.8GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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