Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core i3-8100 OEM

Intel Core i5-9600K

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Price
$259.99
Prime Eligible Item
$148.53
Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I59600K CM8068403377308
Release Date October 2018 -
Performance
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24th
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Effective Value
14th
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TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Core i5 9th Gen Core i3 8th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 6 4
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz -
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 1.50MB 6.00MB
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..."

"Intel's Core i3-8100 offers four physical cores for a mere ~$120, which is a tremendous value compared to the previous generation Intel models. We'll be even more impressed when reasonably priced B350 motherboards come to market."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core i3-8100 OEM. 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.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i3-8100 OEM:

  • 43% cheaper, you can save $111.46.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
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