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Intel Core i9-9900KS (Coffee Lake) Processor Review (Page 4)

By Steven Bassiri on Oct 30, 2019 08:00 am CDT
Rating: 95%Manufacturer: IntelModel: BX80684I99900KS

Out of the Box Performance: Blender, Handbrake, SuperPI, and ScienceMark

Blender Beta

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HandBrake UHD Video Transcoder (x264)

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HandBrake HD Video Transcoder (x264)

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ScienceMark

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SuperPI Mod 1.5

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In Blender we see improvements, but still not close to the Ryzen 9 3900X. In HandBrake where we convert a 4K video to 1080P we see Intel catch up to the Ryzen 9 3900X, even though it has 50% more cores.

While the HandBrake was close in regards to HandBrake changing video formats, we see Intel really pull ahead with the 9900KS. We see minor improvements in ScienceMark but nothing to write home about. We aren't surprised there is almost no change in SuperPI, as it's single threaded and the 9900K and 9900KS have the same 5GHz single core turbo.

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