Intel Core i7-9800X processor review

Intel Core i7-9800X

Core i7-9800X processor released by Intel; release date: Q4'18. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Skylake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 8, threads - 16. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.40 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 95°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm.

Supported memory types: DDR4-2666. Maximum memory size: 128 GB.

Supported socket types: FCLGA2066. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 165 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
2932
2533
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
31880
19790
Geekbench 4
Single Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
6223
5493
Geekbench 4
Multi-Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
47307
34748
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2533
PassMark - CPU mark 19790
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 5493
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 34748

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Skylake
Launch date Q4'18
Place in performance rating 14
Processor Number i7-9800X
Series Intel® Core™ X-series Processors
Status Launched
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

Base frequency 3.80 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s DMI3
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 95°C
Maximum frequency 4.40 GHz
Number of cores 8
Number of QPI Links 0
Number of threads 16

Memory

Max memory channels 4
Maximum memory size 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2666

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Sockets supported FCLGA2066
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 Watt
Thermal Solution PCG 2017X

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 44
PCI Express revision 3.0
Scalability 1S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Number of AVX-512 FMA Units 2

Virtualization

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)