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Intel Core i9-9960X vs Core i9-11900K

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Intel Core i9-9960X

Intel Core i9-11900K

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Brand
Intel
Brand
Intel
Model
BX80673I99960X
Model
BX8070811900K
Release Date
📅 December 2018
Release Date
📅 March 2021
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Single-Core Performance (Charts)
57th / 401
Single-Core Performance (Charts)
2nd / 401
Single-Core Effective Value
119th / 140
Single-Core Effective Value
56th / 140
Workstation Performance (Charts)
6th / 158
Workstation Performance (Charts)
6th / 158
Workstation Effective Value
52nd / 139
Workstation Effective Value
60th / 139
TDP
🔌 165 Watts
TDP
🔌 125 Watts
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Series
Core i9 X-Series
Series
Core i9 11th Gen
Core Name
Skylake X
Core Name
Rocket Lake
Socket
LGA2066
Socket
LGA1200
Integrated Graphics
None
Integrated Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics 750
CPU Cores
16
CPU Cores
8
CPU Threads
32
CPU Threads
16
CPU Clock Rate
3100MHz
CPU Clock Rate
3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate
4400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate
5300MHz
CPU Cooler included
No
CPU Cooler included
No
Manufacturing Process
14 nm
Manufacturing Process
14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory
128GB
Maximum Supported Memory
128GB
Cache L3
22MB
Cache L3
16MB
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Critic Reviews

"The Core i9 11900K only has a few frame rate wins to show for itself. It's not tangibly quicker than the last-gen i9—in fact, it's notably slower in multithreaded processing power—has a weaker specs sheet, costs more, and is far more thirsty. And Comet Lake itself was already pretty demanding on that front. You shouldn't buy a Core i9 11900K, becau ..."

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What are the differences between Intel Core i9-9960X and Core i9-11900K? Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better cpu.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-9960X:

  • Slightly better average multithreading performance, around 7%.
  • Slightly better workstation effective value.
  • 8 more cores.
  • 16 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-11900K:

  • 38% cheaper, you can save $336.00.
  • Much better average single-core performance, around 41%.
  • Hugely better single-core effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 2 years later.
  • Around 24% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+900MHz).
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