Compare Processors: Intel Core i7-9700K vs Core i5-4670K

Intel Core i7-9700K

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Intel Core i5-4670K

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Price
$418.89
Prime Eligible Item
$333.99
Availability Out of Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 95
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I79700K BX80646I54670K
Release Date October 2018 September 2013
Performance
(Charts)
12th
62nd
Effective Value
34th
83rd
TDP 95 Watts 84 Watts
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Pros -
  • Overclocking capabilities
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
Cons -
  • High temperature under load
Series Core i7 9th Gen Core i5 4th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Haswell
Socket LGA1151 LGA1150
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel HD Graphics 4600
CPU Cores 8 4
CPU Threads 8 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4900MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 1.50MB 6.00MB
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..."

"The Intel Core i5-4670K performed good enough for daily tasks, games, pi calculations, CPU benchmarks, and even encoding tests. It is clearly the best choice in its price range but is not worth upgrading to from a Core i5-3570K. It is the best choice for gamers as only few games take advantage of Hyper-Threading, and those that do don't exhibit a l ..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i7-9700K vs Core i5-4670K. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-9700K:

  • Much better average performance, around 46%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 5 years later.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-4670K:

  • 20% cheaper, you can save $84.90.
  • Around 12% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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