Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core i3-8350K

Intel Core i5-9600K

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Price
$284.99
$202.89
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I59600K BX80684I38350K
Release Date October 2018 October 2017
Performance
(Charts)
23rd
41st
Effective Value
17th
14th
TDP 95 Watts 91 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 4000MHz
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 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..."

"There are two important factors when it comes to Intel's Core i3-8350K: Firstly, it is unlocked, and secondly. It's good that you can overclock it, but that's unquestionably a lot of money for a chip that most of us would perceive as being a budget..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core i3-8350K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-9600K:

  • Slightly better average performance, around 14%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 12 months later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 2 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i3-8350K:

  • 29% cheaper, you can save $82.10.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 4% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+300MHz).
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