Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i3-6100

Intel Core i9-9900K

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Intel Core i3-6100

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Price
$525.89
Prime Eligible Item
$187.52
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 85
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I99900K BX80662I36100
Release Date October 2018 August 2015
Performance
(Charts)
5th
102nd
Effective Value
49th
76th
TDP 95 Watts 51 Watts
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Pros -
  • Good performance improvement over the previous generation
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Faster than AMD Quad-Core CPUs in most games
Cons - -
Series Core i9 9th Gen Core i3 6th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Skylake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel HD Graphics 530
CPU Cores 8 2
CPU Threads 16 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3700MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 2.00MB 3.00MB
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..."

"A couple of months ago we reported on ASRock releasing their SkyOC bios that allowed for overclocking non K sku Skylake cpu's by BCLK overclocking. This set the overclocking community into a bit of a frenzy as it's the been the first time since K chips..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i3-6100. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-9900K:

  • Monstrously better average performance, around 102%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • 6 more cores.
  • 12 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i3-6100:

  • 64% cheaper, you can save $338.37.
  • Around 46% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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