AMD100-100000593WOF
IntelBX80684I79700K

6 Cores, 12 Threads @4.7GHz, Zen4.
Release date: Q3 2022.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 555,092 user samples
4,259 User Benchmarks
Great bench: 120% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Poor bench: 98% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 98% Great: 120%
SPEED RANK: 46th / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
550,833 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 106th / 1459
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
110 % Faster effective speed.
+14%
96.9 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
81.9 Pts 90.9 Pts Lower memory latency.
+11%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Speed
201 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+44%
140 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Speed
393 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+41%
279 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Speed
743 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+35%
552 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Speed
1145 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+19%
964 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.6 Pts 96.6 Pts +4%
1-Core
OC Single Core Speed
214 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+38%
155 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Speed
427 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+38%
309 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Speed
822 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+33%
618 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Speed
1259 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+12%
1123 Pts
Market Share
Based on 68,289,003 CPUs tested
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.45 % 1.75 % Hugely higher market share.
+289%
Value
Value For Money
125 % Better value.
+22%
102 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
82 % 93 % More popular.
+13%
Price
Price (score)
$177 Cheaper.
+23%
$230
Age
Newest
21 Months Much more recent.
+70%
69 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 Watts 95 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+10%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
5 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+64%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.7 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+31%
3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5.3 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+8%
4.9 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Speed
1498 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+31%
1145 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Speed
1414 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+41%
1001 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen4 Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM5 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
RDNA2 UHD 630
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Intel’s Core i7-9700K is an unlocked 9th generation Coffee Lake CPU. It is an 8 core, 8 thread processor. The 9700K features 12 MB of cache, a 95W TDP and Intel UHD 630 graphics. Like the other 9th generation chips, it is compatible with Intel’s new Z390 chipset as well as last years Z370 chipset (with an updated BIOS). The 9700K has stock base / boost clocks of 3.6 / 4.6 GHz and a single core boost of 4.9 GHz (compared to 3.6, 4.7 and 5.0 GHz for the flagship 9900K). This translates to almost identical single, quad and octa core performance between the 9900K and 9700K. Mainstream PC games do not benefit from more than six threads, so at $350 (25% cheaper than the 9900K), the 9700K offers far better value for money to gamers. That said gamers have very little reason not to consider the i5-9600K which, when overclocked, offers almost equivalent performance at a 35% discount[Oct '18 CPUPro]

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