Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i5-6600K Skylake

Intel Core i9-9900K

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Intel Core i5-6600K Skylake

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Price
$579.99
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$245.99
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Availability Out of Stock Out of Stock
Pangoly Score - 92
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I99900K BX80662I56600K
Release Date October 2018 December 2014
Performance
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35th
Effective Value -
40th
TDP 95 Watts 91 Watts
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Pros -
  • Overclocking capabilities
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
Cons -
  • No heatsink included
  • 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 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 3900MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 2.00MB 6.00MB
Critic Reviews -

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i5-6600K 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:

  • Newer Product, it was realeased 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 i5-6600K Skylake:

  • 58% cheaper, you can save $334.00.
  • Around 4% lower TDP.
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