Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core i7-960

Intel Core i5-9600K

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Intel Core i7-960

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Price
$259.99
Prime Eligible Item
$263.98
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I59600K BX80601960
Release Date October 2018 -
Performance
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24th
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Effective Value
14th
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TDP 95 Watts 130 Watts
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Series Core i5 9th Gen Core i7
Core Name Coffee Lake Bloomfield
Socket LGA1151 LGA1366
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 6 8
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz 3200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 45 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 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..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core i7-960. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-9600K:

  • Around 27% lower thermal design power.
  • 2 more cores.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-960:

  • 2 more threads.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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