Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i5-4690K

Intel Core i9-9900K

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Intel Core i5-4690K

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Price
$525.89
Prime Eligible Item
$334.00
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 95
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I99900K BX80646I54690K
Release Date October 2018 June 2014
Performance
(Charts)
5th
55th
Effective Value
46th
73rd
TDP 95 Watts 88 Watts
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Pros -
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
  • Lower operating temperatures compared to Haswell family
Cons -
  • Same overclocking variability as Haswell family
Series Core i9 9th Gen Core i5 4th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Devil's Canyon
Socket LGA1151 LGA1150
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel HD Graphics 4600
CPU Cores 8 4
CPU Threads 16 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 3900MHz
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 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 Core i5-4690K is the CPU you should be buying if you're an Intel Z87/Z97 system owner with a budget of between £150 and £190 and are up for a bit of overclocking. Given the cooler temperatures and faster speeds compared to its Haswell-based predecessors, there's little point opting for an older CPU although owners of Ivy Bridge CPUs ..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i5-4690K. 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 48%.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 4 years later.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 12 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+100MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+1100MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-4690K:

  • 36% cheaper, you can save $191.89.
  • Around 7% lower thermal design power.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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