Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X

Intel Core i9-9900K

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Price
$509.99
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$624.94
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Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684I99900K YD195XA8AEWOF
Release Date October 2018 August 2017
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Effective Value
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77th
TDP 95 Watts 180 Watts
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Series Core i9 9th Gen Ryzen Threadripper
Core Name Coffee Lake Summit Ridge
Socket LGA1151 TR4
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 8 16
CPU Threads 16 32
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 4000MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 1TB
Cache L3 2.00MB 32.00MB
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..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-9900K:

  • 18% cheaper, you can save $114.95.
  • Slightly better average performance, around 12%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 14 months later.
  • Around 47% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+1000MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X:

  • 8 more cores.
  • 16 more threads.
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