Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs AMD Athlon X4 845

Intel Core i5-9600K

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AMD Athlon X4 845

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Price
$229.99
Prime Eligible Item
$73.75
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684I59600K AD845XACKASBX
Release Date October 2018 -
Performance
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24th
125th
Effective Value
8th
28th
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Core i5 9th Gen Athlon X4
Core Name Coffee Lake -
Socket LGA1151 FM2+
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 6 4
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz 3800MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 28 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..."

"If you're a first-time builder on a budget, the Athlon X4-845 delivers the best price/performance of any CPU in its..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs AMD Athlon X4 845. 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 108%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 2 more threads.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+800MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Athlon X4 845:

  • 68% cheaper, you can save $156.24.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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