Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core i9-7940X

Intel Core i5-9600K

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Intel Core i9-7940X

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Price
$274.89
Prime Eligible Item
$1,135.38
Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I59600K BX80673I97940X
Release Date October 2018 September 2017
Performance
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13th
5th
Effective Value
16th
112th
TDP 95 Watts 165 Watts
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Series Core i5 9th Gen Core i9 X-Series
Core Name Coffee Lake Skylake X
Socket LGA1151 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 6 14
CPU Threads 6 28
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz 3100MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz 4400MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 128GB
Cache L3 1.50MB 19.25MB
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Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Core i9-7940X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-9600K:

  • 76% cheaper, you can save $860.49.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 12 months later.
  • Around 42% lower TDP.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+200MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-7940X:

  • Around 10% better average performance.
  • 8 more cores.
  • 22 more threads.
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