Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i9-7940X

Intel Core i9-9900K

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Price
$509.99
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$1,307.07
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I99900K BX80673I97940X
Release Date October 2018 September 2017
Performance
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5th
11th
Effective Value
45th
120th
TDP 95 Watts 165 Watts
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Series Core i9 9th Gen Core i9 X-Series
Core Name Coffee Lake Skylake X
Socket LGA1151 LGA2066
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 No
CPU Cores 8 14
CPU Threads 16 28
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3100MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz 4400MHz
CPU Cooler included No No
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB 128GB
Cache L3 2.00MB 19.25MB
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..."

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Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs Core i9-7940X. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-9900K:

  • 61% cheaper, you can save $797.08.
  • Slightly better average performance, around 4%.
  • Much better effective value.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 12 months later.
  • Around 42% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+600MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i9-7940X:

  • 6 more cores.
  • 12 more threads.
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