Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs AMD Ryzen 3 1200

Intel Core i5-9600K

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Price
$278.86
$92.30
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684I59600K YD1200BBAEBOX
Release Date October 2018 July 2017
Performance
(Charts)
23rd
80th
Effective Value
17th
2nd
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Core i5 9th Gen Ryzen 3
Core Name Coffee Lake Summit Ridge
Socket LGA1151 AM4
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 6 4
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz 3100MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz 3400MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 1.50MB 8.00MB
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..."

"AMD has been most relevant in the budget market for the past several years. This is where it retreated to when it couldn't keep up with Intel's advances, and it actually did fairly well by cutting prices and repositioning its formerly-high-end products...."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs AMD Ryzen 3 1200. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-9600K:

  • Much better average performance, around 51%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 14 months later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 2 more threads.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+1200MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 3 1200:

  • 67% cheaper, you can save $186.56.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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