Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs AMD Athlon X4 880k

Intel Core i5-9600K

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Price
$264.99
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$119.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684I59600K AD880KXBJCSBX
Release Date October 2018 August 2018
Performance
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23rd
127th
Effective Value
15th
80th
TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Core i5 9th Gen Athlon X4
Core Name Coffee Lake Godavari
Socket LGA1151 FM2+
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 6 4
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz 4000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz 4200MHz
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..."

"The X4 880K is an impressive processor that is hard to beat for its price and having an unlocked multiplier makes the X4-880K an even better product than the Pentium G4400. In the majority of the tests, the Athlon X4 880K performed much better than the..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs AMD Athlon X4 880k. 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 121%.
  • Much better effective value.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 2 more threads.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+400MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Athlon X4 880k:

  • 55% cheaper, you can save $145.00.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+300MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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