Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i3-540

Intel Core i9-9900K

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Price
$484.99
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$103.55
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I99900K BX80616I3540
Release Date October 2018 October 2010
Performance
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7th
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Effective Value
40th
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TDP 95 Watts 73 Watts
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Series Core i9 9th Gen Core i3
Core Name Coffee Lake Clarkdale
Socket LGA1151 LGA1156
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel HD Graphics
CPU Cores 8 2
CPU Threads 16 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3060MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 2.00MB 4.00MB
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..."

"The Intel range The Core i3 500 range arrived in January 2010, and is made up of dual-core processors with Hyper-threading.Based on the Clarkdale architecture, they have 4 MB of L3 cache and use an 1156 socket. Engineered at 32 nm, their Thermal..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i3-540. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-9900K:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 8 years later.
  • 6 more cores.
  • 12 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+540MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i3-540:

  • 79% cheaper, you can save $381.44.
  • Around 23% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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