Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs i5-2500K

Intel Core i9-9900K

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Intel i5-2500K

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Price
$529.00
Prime Eligible Item
$279.33
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Brand Intel Intel
Model BX80684I99900K BX80623I52500K
Release Date October 2018 -
Performance
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2nd
72nd
Effective Value
54th
86th
TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
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Series Core i9 9th Gen Core i5 2nd Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake Sandy Bridge
Socket LGA1151 LGA1155
Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 630 Intel HD Graphics 3000
CPU Cores 8 4
CPU Threads 16 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz 3300MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 5000MHz -
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 14 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 64GB -
Cache L3 2.00MB 6.00MB
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Compare Processors: Intel Core i9-9900K vs i5-2500K. 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 42% better average performance.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 12 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+300MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel i5-2500K:

  • 47% cheaper, you can save $249.67.
  • Better Effective Value.
  • Includes CPU Cooler.
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