Some of the first benchmarks of Intel’s upcoming 8-core, 16-thread Core i9-9900K have surfaced. These come from Thai professional overclocker TUM APISAK. A 3DMark database entry shows this processor scoring 10,719 in the CPU tests of the 3DMark Time Spy benchmark. It also had an overall score of 9,862 point when paired with a GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics card.
This CPU Score is about 2,500 points higher than the Intel’s own 6-core, 12-thread Core i7-8700K and 1,500 points higher than AMD’s 8-core, 12-thread Ryzen 7 2700X. The tested processor was not identified, but features 8-cores, 16-threads, and had a base clock of 3.10 GHz and boosted up to 5.0 GHz. Intel is expected to launch the 8-core, 16-thread Core i9-9900K on August 1, 2018.