Intel Core i7-9800X: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i7-9800X sales on October 2018 at a recommended price of $589. This is Skylake (server) architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 8 cores and 16 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3800 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is Intel Socket 2066 processor with a TDP of 165 Watt and a maximum temperature of 72 °C. It supports DDR4-2666 memory.
It provides good benchmark performance at 41.29 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X.