Let's go through the specifications first. The database entry indicates that the processor is not recognized, but based on the specifications it seems to be the Core i9-9900K. However, not all specifications met previous leaks and, in particular, the base clock frequency of 3.1
There are few possibilities:
- It is not a Core i9-9900K processor.
- 3DMark is unable to accept exact specifications from the processor.
- This is an early technical example that does not indicate the final silicon.
- Back leaks that indicate a 3.6GHz base clock were wrong.
While the basic timing is different, the remaining specifications are consistent with previous leaks. It has 8 cores, 16 threads and a 5 GHz turbo clock. The Core i9-9900K is expected to ship with a 16MB L3 cache and a TDP of 95W.
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To set this CPU Compute the performance numbers of some other high-end processors:
The performance gap gets even bigger when comparing the clocked chips to the Core i9-9900K. That's just a benchmark, of course, but it looks promising.