Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i7-2600

Intel Core i9-9900K

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$484.99
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$325.00
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I99900K BX80623I72600
Release Date October 2018 -
Performance
(Charts)
5th
101st
Effective Value
40th
116th
TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Core i9 9th Gen Core i7 2nd Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Sandy Bridge
Socket LGA1151 LGA1155
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel HD Graphics 2000
CPU Cores 8 4
CPU Threads 16 8
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3400MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz -
CPU Cooler included No Yes
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 2.00MB 8.00MB
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..."

"Intel started 2011 off with the official introduction to their highly anticipated Sandy Bridge processors. We had the chance to take a look at their mid-range i5-2500k and we loved it. The i5-2500k isn’t perfect for everyone,..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i7-2600. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-9900K:

  • Hugely better average performance, around 92%.
  • Much better effective value.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 8 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-2600:

  • 33% cheaper, you can save $159.99.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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