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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: 29.18

Overall Rank:
345th fastest in multithreading out of 4767 CPUs
685th fastest in single threading out of 4767 CPUs
111th fastest in out of 1369 Desktop CPUs

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

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
27982
Single Thread Rating
2629

Samples: 178*
*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 Math104,595 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math65,165 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers96 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting58,641 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption10,575 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression465,859 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,386 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions35,789 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,629 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of July 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 17th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 17th of July 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$999.99 USDBuy Now!
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 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,239
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,478
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,152
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,622
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
27,982
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,049
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,895
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,284
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,754
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,534
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,173
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
211.38
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
168.44
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
146.73
Intel Core i9-12900K
143.03
Intel Core i9-13900K
134.64
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.65
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
55.41
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
29.18
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 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,629
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,166
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,032
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,920
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,696
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,470
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,930
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
2,629
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,567
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2142075 - Jul 10 2024 [Excluded]
18440
BL2141408 - Jul 09 2024
27310
BL2138246 - Jul 05 2024 [Excluded]
18552
BL2138003 - Jul 05 2024
27537
BL2137909 - Jul 04 2024
23004
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 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
27,982
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2950X vs Intel Core i9-9940X
29,433 (+5.2%)
Intel Core i9-9980XE @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
32,081 (+14.6%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX vs Intel Core i9-9940X
30,009 (+7.2%)
Intel Core i9-10940X @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
27,899 (-0.3%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X vs Intel Core i9-9940X
25,469 (-9.0%)
Intel Core i9-10980XE @ 3.00GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
32,804 (+17.2%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X vs Intel Core i9-9940X
27,561 (-1.5%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X vs Intel Core i9-9940X
32,644 (+16.7%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900 vs Intel Core i9-9940X
30,818 (+10.1%)
Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
30,127 (+7.7%)
Intel Xeon W-2275 @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
27,937 (-0.2%)
Intel Core i9-9920X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
25,163 (-10.1%)

Is the Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 23rd of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,316
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,273
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,029
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,525
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,386
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,110
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,005
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,877
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,787
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,746
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,538
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,533
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
2,375