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Intel i9-9980XE Performance Review

Author: SKYMTL
Date: November 13, 2018
Product Name: i9-9980XE
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Test Setups & Methodology


For this review, we have prepared a number of different test setups, representing many of the popular platforms at the moment. As much as possible, the test setups feature identical components, memory timings, drivers, etc. Aside from manually selecting memory frequencies and timings, every option in the BIOS was at its default setting.


For all of the benchmarks, appropriate lengths are taken to ensure an equal comparison through methodical setup, installation, and testing. The following outlines our testing methodology:

A) Windows is installed using a full format.

B) Chipset drivers and accessory hardware drivers (audio, network, GPU) are installed.

C)To ensure consistent results, a few tweaks are applied to Windows 10 and the NVIDIA control panel:
  • UAC Disabled
  • Windows HPET Disabled
  • Indexing Disabled
  • Superfetch Disabled
  • System Protection/Restore Disabled
  • Problem & Error Reporting Disabled
  • Remote Desktop/Assistance - Disabled
  • Windows Security Center Alerts Disabled
  • Windows Defender Disabled
  • Screensaver Disabled
  • Power Plan High Performance
  • V-Sync Off
  • All BIOS-enabled performance enhancements - Disabled
 
 
 

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