Intel Core i9-9980XE vs Intel Core i9-9900KF

Intel Core i9-9980XE
Intel Socket 2066DESKTOP
3000 MHz / Cores: 18 / Oct 2018
Intel Core i9-9980XE

Intel Core i9-9900KF
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 8 / Jan 2019
Intel Core i9-9900KF

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE
    115%
  • Intel Core i9-9900KF
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE
    100%
  • Intel Core i9-9900KF
    114%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE
    142%
  • Intel Core i9-9900KF
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i9-9980XE

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 42% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i9-9900KF

14% higher single threaded performance.
70 watts lower power draw.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


Intel Core i9-9980XE

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i9-9980XE

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i9-9980XEIntel Core i9-9900KF
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
HTT
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
Boost 3.0

Architecture

Intel Core i9-9980XEIntel Core i9-9900KF
ArchitectureIntel_SkylakevsIntel_Coffelake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameSkylake-XvsCoffee Lake
Release DateOct 2018vsJan 2019

Cores

Intel Core i9-9980XEIntel Core i9-9900KF
Cores18vs8
Threads36vs16
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

Intel Core i9-9980XEIntel Core i9-9900KF
L1 Cache64K (per core)vs64K (per core)
L2 Cache1MB (per core)vs256K (per core)
L3 Cache24.75MB (shared)vs16MB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i9-9980XEIntel Core i9-9900KF
SocketIntel Socket 2066vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageFC-LGA2066vsFC-LGA14C
Die Sizeunknownvsunknown
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i9-9980XEIntel Core i9-9900KF
Cpu Frequency3000 MHzvs3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4500 MHzvs5000 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsvariable
TDP165 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE
    5175 points
  • Intel Core i9-9900KF
    6000 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE
    75141 points
  • Intel Core i9-9900KF
    41472 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE (simulated)
    190.18
  • Intel Core i9-9900KF (simulated)
    218

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i9-9980XE (simulated)
    2970
  • Intel Core i9-9900KF (simulated)
    2077

points - higher is better