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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: 32.21

Overall Rank: 293

Last Price Change: $871.03 USD (2023-06-02)

Average CPU Mark
rating
28059

Single Thread Rating: 2631
Samples: 171*
*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 Math104,433 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math65,145 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers97 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting58,855 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption10,645 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression466,672 KBytes/Sec
Physics1,396 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions35,723 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,631 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 5th of March 2024.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 5th of March 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 5th of March 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$892.99 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$871.03 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 5th of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,409
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,359
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,675
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
28,059
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,587
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,013
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,915
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,348
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,774
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,380
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,185
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 5th of March 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.89
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.68
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.11
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.17
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.23
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.78
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.47
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
32.21
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 5th of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,642
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,175
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,040
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,932
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,840
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,705
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,933
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,661
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
2,631
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2010375 - Jan 30 2024
27464
BL1975455 - Dec 21 2023
26476
BL1975042 - Dec 21 2023
26292
BL1956138 - Nov 27 2023
29111
BL1949454 - Nov 18 2023
30269
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 5th of March 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
29,380 (+4.7%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2920X vs Intel Core i9-9940X
25,132 (-10.4%)
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
27,867 (-0.7%)
Intel Core i9-10920X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
26,300 (-6.3%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X vs Intel Core i9-9940X
27,619 (-1.6%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X vs Intel Core i9-9940X
32,667 (+16.4%)
AMD Ryzen 9 3900 vs Intel Core i9-9940X
30,833 (+9.9%)
Intel Core i9-7980XE @ 2.60GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
30,250 (+7.8%)
Intel Core i9-9920X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i9-9940X
25,216 (-10.1%)
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3955WX vs Intel Core i9-9940X
40,374 (+43.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D vs Intel Core i9-9940X
34,403 (+22.6%)

Is the Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 5th of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,252
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,071
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,566
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,409
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,270
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,180
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,016
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,547
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i9-9940X @ 3.30GHz
2,386