Intel Core i7-9750H vs Core i9-8950HK

Intel Core i7-9750H
Intel Core i9-8950HK

General info

Comparing Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
10.08
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
Intel Core i7
 
Intel Core i9
Architecture codename
Coffee Lake-HR
 
Coffee Lake-H
Release date
23 April 2019
 
2 April 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$583
Price now
no data
 
$583

Technical specs

Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
6
 
6
Number of threads
12
 
12
Base frequency
2.6 GHz
 
2.9 GHz
Maximum frequency
4.5 GHz
 
4.8 GHz
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
64K (per core)
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
256K (per core)
L3 cache
12 MB (shared)
 
12 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
149 mm2
 
149 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
72 °C
 
72 °C
64 bit support
+
 
+
Unlocked
-
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
1
Socket
Intel BGA1440
 
FCBGA1440
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 
95 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
-
 
-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Speed Shift
+
 
+
My WiFi
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
TSX
-
 
+
Idle States
+
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
+
Flex Memory Access
+
 
+

Security technologies

Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
-
EDB
+
 
+
Secure Key
+
 
+
MPX
+
 
+
Identity Protection
+
 
+
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
Yes with Intel® ME
OS Guard
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133
 
DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133
Maximum memory size
128 GB
 
64 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
41.8 GB/s
 
41.8 GB/s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK.
Max video memory
64 GB
 
64 GB
Quick Sync
+
 
+
Clear Video
+
 
+
Clear Video HD
+
 
+
Graphics max frequency
1.15 GHz
 
1.2 GHz
InTru 3D
+
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
3
eDP
+
 
+
DisplayPort
+
 
+
HDMI
+
 
+
DVI
+
 
+

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@30Hz
 
4096x2304@30Hz
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over VGA
N/A
 
N/A

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
12
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.5

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i7-9750H 14.21 +1.4%
i9-8950HK 14.01

3DMark06 CPU

i7-9750H 10792
i9-8950HK 11055 +2.4%

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

i7-9750H 6936
i9-8950HK 7149 +3.1%

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

i7-9750H 34070
i9-8950HK 36591 +7.4%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

i7-9750H 2
i9-8950HK 2 +7.2%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

i7-9750H 13 +1.5%
i9-8950HK 13

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

i7-9750H 184
i9-8950HK 195 +6%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

i7-9750H 1187
i9-8950HK 1224 +3.1%

WinRAR 4.0

i7-9750H 6631 +3.3%
i9-8950HK 6421

x264 encoding pass 1

i7-9750H 219
i9-8950HK 225 +2.7%

x264 encoding pass 2

i7-9750H 70
i9-8950HK 78 +11.4%

TrueCrypt AES

i7-9750H 7 +0%
i9-8950HK 7

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

i7-9750H 4253
i9-8950HK 4567 +7.4%

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

i7-9750H 22712
i9-8950HK 23881 +5.1%

Passmark

i7-9750H 11551 +1.4%
i9-8950HK 11390

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i7-9750H and Core i9-8950HK are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i7-9750H

1.4% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (23 April 2019 vs 2 April 2018)
Less power hungry (45 vs 95 watts)

Advantages of Intel Core i9-8950HK

Unlocked
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