Intel Core i7-9850H processor review

Core i7-9850H processor released by Intel; release date: 23 April 2019. At the time of release, the processor cost $395. The processor is designed for mobile-computers and based on Coffee Lake microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 6, threads - 12. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.60 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 100 °C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 384 KB, L2 - 1.5 MB, L3 - 12 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133. Maximum memory size: 128 GB.

Supported socket types: FCBGA1440. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 45 Watt.

The processor has integrated graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 with the following parameters: maximum video memory size - 64 GB.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3044
2588
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
47365
14281
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2588
PassMark - CPU mark 14281

Integrated graphics – Intel UHD Graphics 630

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1200 MHz
Core clock speed 350 MHz
Floating-point performance 460.8 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Pipelines 24
Texture fill rate 28.8 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt
Transistor count 189 million

Games performance

FIFA 20 (2019)

Low, 1280x72073.70
Medium, 1920x108037.40
High, 1920x108034.40
Ultra, 1920x108027.00

Counter-Strike: GO (2012)

Low, 1024x768146.80
Medium, 1366x768102.40
High, 1366x76854.10

League of Legends (2019)

Low, 1280x720177.90
Medium, 1920x1080149.20
High, 1920x1080111.40
Ultra, 1920x1080103.70

Rage 2 (2019)

Low, 1280x72016.60

The Division 2 (2019)

Low, 1280x72023.00
Medium, 1920x10809.00

Dirt Rally 2.0 (2019)

Low, 1280x72052.10
Medium, 1920x108016.00

Anthem (2019)

Low, 1280x72012.90

Metro Exodus (2019)

Low, 1280x72015.40
Medium, 1920x10807.60

Far Cry New Dawn (2019)

Low, 1280x72017.00
Medium, 1920x10808.00

Apex Legends (2019)

Low, 1280x72035.10
Medium, 1920x108013.10

World of Tanks enCore (2018)

Low, 1366x768207.90
Medium, 1920x108025.20
Ultra, 1920x10809.60

Just Cause 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x72015.50
Medium, 1920x10808.90

Farming Simulator 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x72071.10
Medium, 1920x108023.90
High, 1920x108011.30

Battlefield V (2018)

Low, 1280x72022.60

Fallout 76 (2018)

Low, 1280x72016.70
Medium, 1920x10808.10

Hitman 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x72012.80
Medium, 1920x10807.50

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x72025.90
Medium, 1920x10809.70

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

Low, 1280x72011.00
Medium, 1920x10807.00

FIFA 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x72057.10
Medium, 1920x108029.90
High, 1920x108027.20

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Low, 1280x72017.00
Medium, 1920x10806.00

F1 2018 (2018)

Low, 1280x72035.00
Medium, 1920x108016.00

Monster Hunter World (2018)

Low, 1280x72020.30
Medium, 1920x10807.70

The Crew 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x72016.60
Medium, 1920x10806.80

Far Cry 5 (2018)

Low, 1280x72014.00
Medium, 1920x10806.00

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Low, 1280x72030.50
Medium, 1920x108019.50
High, 1920x108017.75

Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)

Low, 1280x72016.90
Medium, 1920x10806.90

Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018)

Low, 1280x7209.50
Medium, 1920x10804.80

Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x72019.90
Medium, 1920x10806.50

Need for Speed Payback (2017)

Low, 1280x72019.30
Medium, 1920x10808.90

Call of Duty WWII (2017)

Low, 1280x72029.80
Medium, 1920x108017.40

Assassin's Creed Origins (2017)

Low, 1280x72010.00
Medium, 1920x10807.00

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (2017)

Low, 1280x72017.70
Medium, 1920x10809.10

Destiny 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x72017.00
Medium, 1920x10809.20

ELEX (2017)

Low, 1280x72014.50
Medium, 1920x10806.80

The Evil Within 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x72011.40
Medium, 1920x10806.10

Middle-earth: Shadow of War (2017)

Low, 1280x72020.00
Medium, 1920x108012.00

FIFA 18 (2017)

Low, 1280x72074.65
Medium, 1920x108041.70
High, 1920x108032.30
Ultra, 1920x108026.95

F1 2017 (2017)

Low, 1280x72038.50

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)

Low, 1280x72024.90

Team Fortress 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x720113.00
Medium, 1366x76892.50
High, 1920x108051.60

Dirt 4 (2017)

Low, 1280x72052.00
Medium, 1920x108013.80

Rocket League (2017)

Low, 1280x72067.80
Medium, 1920x108038.60
High, 1920x108026.40

Prey (2017)

Low, 1280x72028.90
Medium, 1920x108011.30

Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)

Low, 1280x72018.30

Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)

Low, 1280x72019.10

For Honor (2017)

Low, 1280x72030.70
Medium, 1920x108011.60

Resident Evil 7 (2017)

Low, 1280x72029.50
Medium, 1920x108012.60

Farming Simulator 17 (2016)

Low, 1280x72093.00
Medium, 1366x76866.00
High, 1920x108026.50
Ultra, 1920x108013.65

Civilization VI (2016)

Low, 1024x76819.80
Medium, 1366x76814.40

Battlefield 1 (2016)

Low, 1280x72039.30
Medium, 1366x76823.50

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)

Low, 1280x72020.25

Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)

Low, 1280x72019.80
Medium, 1366x76813.70

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x72062.00
Medium, 1366x76841.50
High, 1920x108019.50

Doom (2016)

Low, 1280x72023.30
Medium, 1366x76818.10

The Division (2016)

Low, 1280x72027.10

Far Cry Primal (2016)

Low, 1280x72024.50

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x76824.65

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x76851.70
Medium, 1366x76832.50

Anno 2205 (2015)

Low, 1024x76832.40
Medium, 1366x76816.90

World of Warships (2015)

Low, 1366x76883.70
Medium, 1366x76851.40
High, 1920x108023.20

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x72077.00
Medium, 1366x76848.00
High, 1920x108021.00
Ultra, 1920x108019.10
4K, 3840x21606.50

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x76815.20
Medium, 1366x7689.90

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x768153.60
Medium, 1366x76835.60
High, 1920x108015.20

GTA V (2015)

Low, 1024x76844.90
Medium, 1366x76834.60
High, 1920x10807.90

Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014)

Low, 1024x76841.80
Medium, 1366x76828.70
High, 1920x10809.80

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

Low, 1280x72039.60
Medium, 1344x75623.70

Sims 4 (2014)

Low, 1024x768171.00
Medium, 1366x76865.00
High, 1920x108029.10

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x72067.20
Medium, 1366x76840.10
High, 1366x76831.90
Ultra, 1920x108010.30

Tomb Raider (2013)

Low, 1024x768100.10
Medium, 1366x76849.10
High, 1366x76828.70

Diablo III (2012)

Low, 1024x76893.30
Medium, 1366x76859.90
High, 1366x76856.60
Ultra, 1920x108031.50

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)

Low, 1280x72063.30
Medium, 1366x76831.90
High, 1366x76818.50
Ultra, 1920x10809.70

StarCraft 2 (2010)

Low, 1024x768241.50
Medium, 1360x76859.50
High, 1360x76834.90

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Coffee Lake
Family Core i7
Launch date 23 April 2019
Launch price (MSRP) $395
Place in performance rating 61
Processor Number i7-9850H
Series i7-9000
Vertical segment Mobile

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.60 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s DMI
L1 cache 384 KB
L2 cache 1.5 MB
L3 cache 12 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 100 °C
Maximum frequency 4.60 GHz
Number of cores 6
Number of threads 12
Unlocked

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 41.8 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133

Graphics

Device ID 0x3E9B
Graphics base frequency 350 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.15 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 64 GB
Processor graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630

Graphics interfaces

DisplayPort
DVI
eDP
HDMI
Number of displays supported 3

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2304@30Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5

Compatibility

Configurable TDP-down 35 Watt
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Sockets supported FCBGA1440
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 45 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel SSE4.1, Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® My WiFi technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Speed Shift technology
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)