Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core i5-6500 Skylake

Intel Core i5-9600K

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Intel Core i5-6500 Skylake

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Price
$279.99
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$246.00
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Availability In Stock Out of Stock
Pangoly Score - 91
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I59600K BX80662I56500
Release Date - September 2015
Performance
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67th
Effective Value -
80th
TDP 95 Watts 91 Watts
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Pros -
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
Cons -
  • Not much faster than Haswell
Series Core i5 9th Gen Core i5 6th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Skylake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 HD Graphics 530
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 6 4
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz 3200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz 3600MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 1.50MB 6.00MB
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Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core i5-6500 Skylake. 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 (+500MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+1000MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-6500 Skylake:

  • 12% cheaper, you can save $33.99.
  • Around 4% lower TDP.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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