Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i7-5960X

Intel Core i9-9900K

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Price
$534.99
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$1,025.99
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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 92
Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I99900K BX80648I75960X
Release Date October 2018 August 2014
Performance
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2nd
33rd
Effective Value
54th
123rd
TDP 95 Watts 140 Watts
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Series Core i9 9th Gen Core i7 4th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Haswell-E
Socket LGA1151 LGA2011-3
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 8 8
CPU Threads 16 16
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 3500MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 64GB
Cache L3 2.00MB 20.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"Intel released the Haswell-E line a few months ago, and it has been quite the talk in terms of the move to the newer and..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i7-5960X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-9900K:

  • 48% cheaper, you can save $491.00.
  • Around 26% better average performance.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 4 years later.
  • Around 32% lower TDP.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+600MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+1500MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-5960X:

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