Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i5-8600K

Intel Core i9-9900K

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Intel Core i5-8600K

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$534.99
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$249.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I99900K BX80684I58600K
Release Date October 2018 October 2017
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15th
Effective Value
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TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Core i9 9th Gen Core i5 8th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Coffee Lake
Socket LGA1151 LGA1151
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 8 6
CPU Threads 16 6
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 4300MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 2.00MB 9.00MB
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Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i5-8600K. 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 17% better average performance.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 12 months later.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 10 more threads.
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+700MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-8600K:

  • 53% cheaper, you can save $285.00.
  • Better Effective Value.
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