Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core i5-4690K

Intel Core i5-9600K

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Intel Core i5-4690K

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Price
$269.99
Prime Eligible Item
$399.71
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 95
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I59600K BX80646I54690K
Release Date October 2018 June 2014
Performance
(Charts)
13th
50th
Effective Value
15th
95th
TDP 95 Watts 88 Watts
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Pros -
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
  • Lower operating temperatures compared to Haswell family
Cons -
  • Same overclocking variability as Haswell family
Series Core i5 9th Gen Core i5 4th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Devil's Canyon
Socket LGA1151 LGA1150
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel HD Graphics 4600
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 6 4
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz 3900MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 1.50MB 6.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"The Core i5-4690K is the CPU you should be buying if you're an Intel Z87/Z97 system owner with a budget of between £150 and £190 and are up for a bit of overclocking. Given the cooler temperatures and faster speeds compared to its Haswell ..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core i5-4690K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-9600K:

  • 32% cheaper, you can save $129.72.
  • Around 23% better average performance.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 4 years later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 2 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+700MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-4690K:

  • Around 7% lower TDP.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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