Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Ryzen 5 1500X

Intel Core i5-9600K

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Price
$274.89
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$159.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 87
Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684I59600K YD150XBBAEBOX
Release Date October 2018 April 2017
Performance
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13th
63rd
Effective Value
16th
28th
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Core i5 9th Gen Ryzen 5
Core Name Coffee Lake Summit Ridge
Socket LGA1151 AM4
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 6 8
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz 3700MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 1.50MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"The new AMD RYZEN CPU series has proven to be a huge breakthrough for AMD and is the first time in a long while that they have been able to put up a good hard fight with what Intel has to offer. In our tests, the RYZEN 1500X really proved just how..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i5-9600K vs Ryzen 5 1500X. 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 30% better average performance.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 18 months later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+900MHz).

Reasons to pick the Ryzen 5 1500X:

  • 42% cheaper, you can save $114.90.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Around 32% lower TDP.
  • 2 more threads.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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