Compare Processors: Intel Core i7-9700K vs AMD Ryzen 3 1200

Intel Core i7-9700K

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$399.99
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$102.33
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Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684I79700K YD1200BBAEBOX
Release Date October 2018 July 2017
Performance
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12th
83rd
Effective Value
32nd
9th
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Core i7 9th Gen Ryzen 3
Core Name Coffee Lake Summit Ridge
Socket LGA1151 AM4
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 8 4
CPU Threads 8 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3100MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4900MHz 3400MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 1.50MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews

"For the enthusiasts among us who have some breathing room in their budgets, Core i7-9700K is a much smarter choice for gaming than the pricey Core i9-9900K. It serves up similar performance at a significantly lower price. It's no slouch in heavier..."

"AMD has been most relevant in the budget market for the past several years. This is where it retreated to when it couldn't keep up with Intel's advances, and it actually did fairly well by cutting prices and repositioning its formerly-high-end products...."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i7-9700K vs AMD Ryzen 3 1200. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-9700K:

  • Hugely better average performance, around 65%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 14 months later.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+1500MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 3 1200:

  • 74% cheaper, you can save $297.66.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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