AMD100-100000159BOX
$120
IntelBX80684I99900K
 $120 

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.8GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q2 2020.

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q4 2018.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
251 EFps 298 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+19%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
99 EFps 108 EFps Slightly Better GTAV EFps.
+9%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
131 EFps 138 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+5%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
113 EFps 137 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+21%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
128 EFps 149 EFps Better Fortnite EFps.
+16%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 232,651 user samples
2,807 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 90% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 90%
SPEED RANK: 103rd / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
229,844 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 87% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 87% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 10th / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
82.5 % 98.5 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79.7 Pts 93.9 Pts Lower memory latency.
+18%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
136 Pts 143 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+5%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
263 Pts 281 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+7%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
458 Pts 553 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+21%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
725 Pts 1021 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+41%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
88.4 Pts 97.9 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+11%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts 154 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+8%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
281 Pts 308 Pts Slightly faster OC dual-core speed.
+10%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
524 Pts 610 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+16%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
786 Pts 1186 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+51%
Market Share
Based on 31,471,368 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.19 % 1.21 % Hugely higher market share.
+537%
Value
Value For Money
104 % Better value.
+20%
86.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
115 % 191 % Much more popular.
+66%
Price
Price (score)
$120 Much cheaper.
+73%
$439
Age
Newest
2 Months Hugely more recent.
+90%
21 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.8 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+16%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
786 Pts 1627 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+107%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
730 Pts 1452 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+99%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None UHD 630
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The Intel i9-9900K is an 8 core, 16 thread, unlocked 9th generation Coffee Lake processor. It has a base / boost clocks of 3.6 / 4.7 GHz and a single-core boost of 5.0 GHz (the highest frequency achieved yet from this class of Intel CPU). It features 16 MB of cache, a 95W TDP and Intel UHD 630 graphics. The 9900K is compatible with the new Z390 chipset, and subject to a BIOS update, is also compatible with the older Z370 chipset. Aimed at users who do not wish to compromise, the i9-9900K offers the best gaming and desktop experience available at any price. Heavy workstation users should consider the Ryzen 9 3900X which is similarly priced. Comparing the overclocked 3900X shows that it is just 10% worse for gaming and desktop (sub octa-core) but around 40% better for 64-core computations. Gamers should consider the 9700K which offers identical overclocked gaming performance at a $100 USD discount. [Oct '18 CPUPro]

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