Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i7-9700K

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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$199.99
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$409.99
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Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model YD260XBCAFBOX BX80684I79700K
Release Date April 2018 October 2018
Performance
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37th
12th
Effective Value
11th
33rd
TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Ryzen 5 Core i7 9th Gen
Core Name Pinnacle Ridge Coffee Lake
Socket AM4 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 6 8
CPU Threads 12 8
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4200MHz 4900MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes No
Manufacturing Process 12 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 16.00MB 1.50MB
Critic Reviews

"Gaming optimisations are still an issue, but computational power is unquestionable and system value is..."

"For the enthusiasts among us who have some breathing room in their budgets, Core i7-9700K is a much smarter choice for gaming than the pricey Core i9-9900K. It serves up similar performance at a significantly lower price. It's no slouch in heavier..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 2600X vs Intel Core i7-9700K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 2600X:

  • 51% cheaper, you can save $210.00.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-9700K:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 24%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 months later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+700MHz).
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