Intel Core i9-9980HK 8-Core 2.4GHz

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Core i9-9980HK 8-Core 2.4GHz Performance Specification
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2.4 GHz
4.9 GHz
8 cores
16 threads
Coffee Lake HR
BGA 1440
64 Bit
Core i9-9980HK 8-Core 2.4GHz Game Requirement Analysis

The Intel Core i9-9980HK 8-Core 2.4GHz is a high-end CPU based on Intel's 14nm Coffee Lake refresh microarchitecture. It offers 8 physical cores (16 logical), initially clocked at 2.4GHz, which may go up to 4.9GHz using Turbo Boost.

It features an unlocked multiplier and can therefore be overclocked using traditional methods. However, this is not recommended due to limited dissipation in laptops.

It has 16MB of L3 Cache. Level 3 cache is a static memory bank of a processor and it is used to feed it instructions. It also has 2MB L2 cache and 512KB L1 cache. This processor also supports DDR4 based RAMs with maximum memory support of 128GB.

It has a maximum Thermal Power Design of 45W (including the onboard GPU). It is a fairly power efficient processor.

Among its many features, HyperThreading, Turbo Boost 2.0 and Virtualization are activated are enabled.

It features Intel UHD Graphics 630 integrated GPU with 350MHz base clock and turbo boost frequency of 1.25GHz. Video memory will depend on the amount of RAM paired with CPU but the maximum limit is 64GB.

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Core i9-9980HK 8-Core 2.4GHz vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Game Min. Rec.
Battlefield 2042 51% 38%
Grand Theft Auto VI 54% 24%
Resident Evil 8 52% 11%
Far Cry 6 54% 27%
New World 69% 54%
The Ascent 55% 10%
Back 4 Blood 55% 36%
Forza Horizon 5 67% 54%
Star Citizen 51% 51%
FIFA 22 67% 57%
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