Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX

Intel Core i9-9900K

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Price
$534.99
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$1,699.99
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Brand Intel AMD
Model BX80684I99900K YD299XAZAFWOF
Release Date October 2018 August 2018
Performance
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2nd
1st
Effective Value
49th
117th
TDP 95 Watts 250 Watts
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Series Core i9 9th Gen Ryzen Threadripper
Core Name Coffee Lake -
Socket LGA1151 TR4
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 8 32
CPU Threads 16 64
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 4200MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 12 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 1TB
Cache L3 2.00MB 8.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"Who really needs 32 cores? The answer is fairly limited, but the perspective that AMD offers is that the new Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX is quite a bit less expensive than Intel's current (though dated) flagship, the 18-core Core i9-7980XE, and handily ..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-9900K:

  • 69% cheaper, you can save $1,165.00.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Around 62% lower TDP.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+800MHz).

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX:

  • Around 8% better average performance.
  • 24 more cores.
  • 48 more threads.
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