Intel Core i9-9940X: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Core i9-9940X sales 19 October 2018 at a recommended price of $1,387. This is Skylake-X architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 14 cores and 28 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4500 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is Intel Socket 2066 processor with a TDP of 165 Watt. It supports DDR4 Quad-channel memory.
It provides good benchmark performance at 37.89 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.