Intel Core i9-9980HK: specs and benchmarks

Intel Core i9-9980HK

Summary

Intel started Core i9-9980HK sales 23 April 2019 at a recommended price of $583 (tray). This is high-end Coffee Lake architecture notebook 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 5.00 GHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FCBGA1440 processor with a TDP of 45 Watt. It supports DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133 memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 55.38 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Core i9-9980HK processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Intel Core i9
 
Achitecture codename
Coffee Lake
 
Release date
23 April 2019
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$583 (tray)
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)

Technical specs

Core i9-9980HK's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i9-9980HK's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
8
 
Number of threads
16
 
Maximum frequency
5 GHz
 
FSB
4 × 8 GT / s
 
L1 cache
512 KB
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
2 MB
 
of 32 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
16 MB
 
of 256 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Die size
149 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Core i9-9980HK 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
 
Socket
FCBGA1440
 
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i9-9980HK. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
-
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Speed Shift
+
 
My WiFi
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
TSX
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
+
 

Security technologies

Core i9-9980HK technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
MPX
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i9-9980HK are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i9-9980HK.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133
 
Maximum memory size
128 GB
 
of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
41.8 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Core i9-9980HK.
Integrated graphics
Intel UHD Graphics 630 (350 - 1250 MHz)
 
Graphics max frequency
1.25 GHz
 
Max video memory
64 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i9-9980HK's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 
eDP
+
 
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 
DVI
+
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i9-9980HK's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@30Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
Max resolution over VGA
N / A
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i9-9980HK's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.5
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Core i9-9980HK's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i9-9980HK. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

55.38

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

2.28

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

17.2

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

201

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

1671

Passmark

17618

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Core i9-9980HK is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Core i9-9980HK performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i9-9980HK from AMD is Ryzen 7 3750H, which is slower by 49% and lower by 280 positions in our rating.

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