Intel Core i7-9800X vs Intel Core i7-9700KF

Comparative analysis of Intel Core i7-9800X and Intel Core i7-9700KF processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core, 3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Core i7-9800X

  • 8 more threads: 16 vs 8
  • Around 15% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 19786 vs 17198
  • Around 18% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 35065 vs 29776
Specifications (specs)
Number of threads 16 vs 8
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 19786 vs 17198
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 35065 vs 29776

Reasons to consider the Intel Core i7-9700KF

  • Around 11% higher clock speed: 4.90 GHz vs 4.40 GHz
  • Around 5% higher maximum core temperature: 100°C vs 95°C
  • Around 74% lower typical power consumption: 95 Watt vs 165 Watt
  • Around 11% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2812 vs 2525
  • Around 12% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 6164 vs 5521
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 4.90 GHz vs 4.40 GHz
Maximum core temperature 100°C vs 95°C
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 95 Watt vs 165 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2812 vs 2525
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 6164 vs 5521

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Core i7-9800X
CPU 2: Intel Core i7-9700KF

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2525
2812
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
19786
17198
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
5521
6164
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
35065
29776
Name Intel Core i7-9800X Intel Core i7-9700KF
PassMark - Single thread mark 2525 2812
PassMark - CPU mark 19786 17198
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 5521 6164
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 35065 29776
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 0 0

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Core i7-9800X Intel Core i7-9700KF

Essentials

Architecture codename Skylake Coffee Lake
Launch date Q4'18 Q1'19
Place in performance rating 75 67
Processor Number i7-9800X i7-9700KF
Series Intel® Core™ X-series Processors 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop

Performance

Base frequency 3.80 GHz 3.60 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s DMI3 8 GT/s DMI3
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 95°C 100°C
Maximum frequency 4.40 GHz 4.90 GHz
Number of cores 8 8
Number of QPI Links 0
Number of threads 16 8
64 bit support

Memory

Max memory channels 4 2
Maximum memory size 128 GB 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2666 DDR4-2666
Maximum memory bandwidth 41.6 GB/s

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 1
Sockets supported FCLGA2066 FCLGA1151
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 Watt 95 Watt
Thermal Solution PCG 2017X PCG 2015D (130W)
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 44 16
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
Scalability 1S Only 1S Only
PCIe configurations Up to 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)
Secure Boot

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512 Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
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
Idle States
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
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)