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Intel Core i9 9880H vs i9 11900H

We compared two 8-core laptop CPUs: the 2.3 GHz Intel Core i9 9880H against the 2.1-2.5 GHz i9 11900H. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 11900H and 9880H
Advantages of Intel Core i9 11900H
  • Newer - released 2-years and 1-month later
  • Has 8 MB larger L3 cache size
  • 46% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1632 vs 1115 points
  • More modern manufacturing process – 10 versus 14 nanometers
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
  • Around 9.4 GB/s (22%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • More powerful Intel UHD Graphics 750 integrated graphics: 0.46 vs 0.38 TFLOPS
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.9 GHz vs 4.8 GHz)


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)


Full technical specification of Intel Core i9 9880H and i9 11900H


Vendor Intel Intel
Released April 23, 2019 May 11, 2021
Launch price 556 USD 546 USD
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Coffee Lake Tiger Lake H45
Model number i9-9880H i9-11900H
Socket BGA-1440 BGA-1787
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 630 UHD Graphics 750


Cores 8 8
Threads 16 16
Base Frequency 2.3 GHz 2.1-2.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.8 GHz 4.9 GHz
Bus frequency - 100 MHz
Multiplier 23x 21-25x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s 8 GT/s
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 1250K (per core)
L3 Cache 16MB (shared) 24MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 14 nm 10 nm
TDP 45 W 35-45 W
Max. temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 750
GPU Base Clock 350 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1000 MHz 900 MHz
Shading Units 192 256
TMUs 24 64
ROPs 3 32
Execution Units 24 32
TGP 15 W 15 W
Max. Resolution 4096x2304 - 60 Hz 3840x2160 - 60 Hz

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133 DDR4-3200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 41.8 GB/s 51.2 GB/s
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i9 9880H official page Intel Core i9 11900H official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 20
Instruction Set SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2 -

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