Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core 2 Quad Q9400

Intel Core i5-9600K

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Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400

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Price
$264.99
Prime Eligible Item
$129.95
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I59600K AT80580PJ0676M
Release Date October 2018 -
Performance
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23rd
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Effective Value
14th
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TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Core i5 9th Gen -
Core Name Coffee Lake -
Socket LGA1151 LGA775
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 6 4
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz 2660MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz -
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 45 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..."

"Weve been looking at less expensive solutions to keeping performance up and costs down. It seems weve not only found a fairly affordable CPU in the Q9400 but also found a champion overclocker. We were amazed when we hit 3.8 and we hit 3.8 so easy..."

by Bjorn3D
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Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core 2 Quad Q9400. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-9600K:

  • 2 more cores.
  • 2 more threads.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+1040MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400:

  • 51% cheaper, you can save $135.04.
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