Intel Core i5-9600KF Review & Specs

Intel Core i5-9600KF 6 Cores 4.6 GHz Turbo Unlocked LGA1151 95W

Intel Core i5-9600KF 6 Cores 4.6 GHz Turbo Unlocked LGA1151 95W

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6 Cores / 6 Threads
3.70 ghz up to 4.60 ghz Max Turbo Frequency / 9 MB Cache
Compatible only with Motherboards based on Intel 300 series chipsets
Discrete GPU - No processor graphics
Intel Optane Memory Supported

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Specs Overview

Model BX80684I59600KF
Release Date January 2019

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Socket LGA1151
Integrated Graphics None
CPU Cores 6
CPU Threads 6
CPU Clock Rate 3700MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate 4600MHz
TDP 95W
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory 128GB
Series Core i5 9th Gen
Core Name Coffee Lake
CPU Cooler included
Cache L3 9MB

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Critic Reviews

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While testing the Core i5 9600K the multi-threaded performance was a bit lack-luster, this proc really could have used SMT (Hyper-threading). However, Intel carefully examined the Achilles heel of Ryzen processors and realized that with (and only) very...

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The Core i5-9600K is an iterative update over the previous-gen model. But if you're shopping for a new processor, it does provide enough of a performance improvement to merit attention. The processor clearly provides the best performance for gaming at...

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