Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs AMD Ryzen 3 1200

Intel Core i9-9900K

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Price
$509.99
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$92.30
Availability Out of Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684I99900K YD1200BBAEBOX
Release Date October 2018 July 2017
Performance
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5th
80th
Effective Value
45th
2nd
TDP 95 Watts 65 Watts
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Series Core i9 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 16 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3100MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 3400MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 2.00MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews

"Intel might be late to the game with its first mainstream octa-core processor, but the Intel Core i9-9900K is an impressive debut. The Intel Core i9-9900K's incredible increase in processing power can't be understated, and this CPU will be a boon to any..."

"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 i9-9900K 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 i9-9900K:

  • Hugely better average performance, around 75%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 14 months later.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 12 more threads.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+1600MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 3 1200:

  • 82% cheaper, you can save $417.69.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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