Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs AMD A6-6400K

Intel Core i5-9600K

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AMD A6-6400K

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Price
$229.99
Prime Eligible Item
$59.99
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 78
Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684I59600K AD640KOKHLBOX
Release Date October 2018 June 2013
Performance
(Charts)
24th
155th
Effective Value
9th
107th
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Pros -
  • Competitive pricing
  • GPU performances
  • Overclock capabilities
Cons -
  • CPU performances compared to Intel's chip
Series Core i5 9th Gen A6 Series
Core Name Coffee Lake Richland
Socket LGA1151 FM2
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Radeon HD 8470D
CPU Cores 6 2
CPU Threads 6 2
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz 3900MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 1.50MB 0.00MB
Critic Reviews

"While testing the Core i5 9600K the multi-threaded performance was a bit lack-luster, this proc really could have used SMT (Hyper-threading). However, Intel carefully examined the Achilles heel of Ryzen processors and realized that with (and only) very..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs AMD A6-6400K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-9600K:

  • Monstrously better average performance, around 259%.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 5 years later.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.

Reasons to pick the AMD A6-6400K:

  • 74% cheaper, you can save $170.00.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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