Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i5-6500 Skylake

Intel Core i9-9900K

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Intel Core i5-6500 Skylake

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Price
$529.00
Prime Eligible Item
$341.90
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 91
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I99900K BX80662I56500
Release Date October 2018 September 2015
Performance
(Charts)
2nd
68th
Effective Value
53rd
101st
TDP 95 Watts 91 Watts
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Pros -
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
Cons -
  • Not much faster than Haswell
Series Core i9 9th Gen Core i5 6th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Skylake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 HD Graphics 530
CPU Cores 8 4
CPU Threads 16 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 3600MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 2.00MB 6.00MB
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Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i5-6500 Skylake. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-9900K:

  • Around 41% better average performance.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 3 years later.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 12 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+400MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+1400MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-6500 Skylake:

  • 35% cheaper, you can save $187.10.
  • Around 4% lower TDP.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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