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Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU contains 14 Cores and 28 Threads. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? This CPU should be able to play most games. [More ...]

Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA2066

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.5 GHz

Cores: 14 Threads: 28

Typical TDP: 165 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 14 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 14 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 14 x 1024 KB
L3 Cache: 19 MB

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9940X CPU @ 3.30GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2018

CPUmark/$Price: 29.26

Overall Rank: 327

Last Price Change: $959.00 USD (2024-05-08)

Average CPU Mark
rating
28059

Single Thread Rating: 2632
Samples: 173*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 26,755
Thread: 2,449

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz

Integer Math104,587 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math65,229 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers97 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting58,864 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption10,626 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression467,259 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,393 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions35,832 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,632 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 21st of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 21st of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 21st of May 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
NewEgg.com$959.00 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 21st of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,322
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,383
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,185
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,630
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
28,059
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,023
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,908
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,313
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,764
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,479
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,186
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 21st of May 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
199.60
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
151.82
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
140.96
Intel Core i9-12900K
125.42
Intel Core i9-13900K
121.36
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
51.59
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
29.26
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 21st of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,633
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,171
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,035
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,927
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,702
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
2,632
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2056128 - Mar 20 2024
30974
BL2054473 - Mar 18 2024 [Overclocked]
32995
BL2052622 - Mar 15 2024
25099
BL2048736 - Mar 11 2024 [Overclocked]
32478
BL2010375 - Jan 30 2024
27464
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
As of 21st of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
28,059
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i9-9940X
29,389 (+4.7%)
Intel Core i9-9980XE @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
32,054 (+14.2%)
Intel Core i9-10940X @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
27,932 (-0.5%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX vs Intel Core i9-9940X
29,949 (+6.7%)
Intel Core i9-10920X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
26,274 (-6.4%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X vs Intel Core i9-9940X
25,557 (-8.9%)
Intel Core i9-10980XE @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
32,881 (+17.2%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X vs Intel Core i9-9940X
27,589 (-1.7%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X vs Intel Core i9-9940X
32,655 (+16.4%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900 vs Intel Core i9-9940X
30,834 (+9.9%)
Intel Core i9-9960X @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
30,563 (+8.9%)
Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
30,162 (+7.5%)

Is the Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 21st of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,645
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,272
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,067
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,560
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,407
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,147
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,005
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,878
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,795
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,553
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,520
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
2,384