Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i3-8300

Intel Core i9-9900K

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Intel Core i3-8300

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Price
$525.89
Prime Eligible Item
$168.99
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I99900K BX80684I38300
Release Date October 2018 April 2018
Performance
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5th
60th
Effective Value
48th
15th
TDP 95 Watts 62 Watts
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Series Core i9 9th Gen Core i3 8th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 8 4
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 6.00MB
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 Core i5-8300 retails for $145 or €135 at our friends at Caseking. Quad-Core Beats i5-7500, with $50 lower price Integrated graphics CPU cooler included No unlocked multiplier, limited overclocking potential No HyperThreading, competition has..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i3-8300. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-9900K:

  • Much better average performance, around 49%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 months later.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 12 more threads.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i3-8300:

  • 68% cheaper, you can save $356.90.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 35% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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