Core_i7-9800X_8-Core_3.8GHz
Intel Core i7-9800X 8-Core 3.8GHz

GD Rating

9.9
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$799.95 +8%
How well can the Core i7-9800X 8-Core 3.8GHz run games
Intel Core i7-9800X 8-Core 3.8GHz
Performance Specification
CPU Speed
3.8 GHz
Turbo Speed
4.4 GHz
Physical Cores
8 cores
Threads
16 threads
CPU Codename
Skylake X
TDP (Power)
165W
Lithography
14nm
Mobo Socket
Socket 2066
Bit Width
64 Bit
Max Temp.
95°C
Memory Channels
4
Maximum memory
128GB
CPU Features
Notebook CPU
Unlocked Multiplier
L1 Cache
512KB
L2 Cache
8192KB
L3 Cache
16.5KB
Approved
Rating & Price
GD RATING
Unknown
Release price
$589
Core i7-9800X 8-Core 3.8GHz Game Requirement Analysis
The Intel Core i7-9800X 8-Core 3.8GHz is a high-end CPU based on the 14nm Skylake-X micro architecture. It is competing against AMD's 2nd Gen Ryzen Threadripper processors. It offers 8 physical cores (16 logical), initially clocked at 3.8GHz which may go up to 4.4GHz with Turbo Boost enabled, and 16.5MB of L3 Cache. Among its many features are Turbo Boost Max 3.0 technology, Hyper-Threading, Virtualization is activated. As an 'Extreme' variant, this processor has its multiplier unlocked and overclocking is possible. With a 165W TDP, the Core i7-9800X 8-Core is very power hungry and will require a high-end PSU. This CPU is likely to offer exceptional computational performance and will not be the bottlenecked in any modern gaming PC. It will be able to play all AAA titles.

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Release period
30-Nov-2018