Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs AMD Phenom II X6 1055T

Intel Core i5-9600K

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AMD Phenom II X6 1055T

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Price
$229.99
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Availability In Stock -
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Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684I59600K HDT55TFBGRBOX
Release Date October 2018 -
Performance
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24th
147th
Effective Value
9th
131st
TDP 95 Watts 125 Watts
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Series Core i5 9th Gen -
Core Name Coffee Lake -
Socket LGA1151 AM3
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 6 6
CPU Threads 6 6
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz 2800MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 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..."

"When is a six-core PC processor not a six-core PC processor? When it's AMD's new FX 6100 Black Edition.Long before AMD released its fancy new FX chips, we had a feeling a fisticuffs was brewing over the definition of what constitutes a processor core...."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs AMD Phenom II X6 1055T. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-9600K:

  • AMD Phenom II X6 1055T is obsolete and not available anymore.
  • Monstrously better average performance, around 148%.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Around 24% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+900MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Phenom II X6 1055T:

  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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