AMD100-100000071BOX
IntelBX80684I79700K

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

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

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
233 EFps 287 EFps Better CSGO EFps.
+23%
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
105 EFps 109 EFps +4%
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
130 EFps 137 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+5%
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
124 EFps 136 EFps Slightly Better PUBG EFps.
+10%
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
141 EFps 145 EFps +3%
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 527,541 user samples
291,775 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 52nd / 1264
Gaming
Gaming 87%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 89%
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235,766 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 106% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 87% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 87% Great: 106%
SPEED RANK: 10th / 1264
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 92%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
87.2 % 98.3 % Faster effective speed.
+13%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
79.1 Pts 92.5 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
135 Pts 142 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+5%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
267 Pts 281 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+5%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
511 Pts 558 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+9%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
919 Pts 1046 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+14%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
88.8 Pts 97.2 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+9%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts 155 Pts Slightly faster OC single-core speed.
+10%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
281 Pts 310 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+10%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
549 Pts 617 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+12%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1012 Pts 1200 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+19%
Market Share
Based on 33,546,899 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
3.18 % Hugely higher market share.
+87%
1.7 %
Value
Value For Money
86.8 % 96.3 % Better value.
+11%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
176 % 212 % More popular.
+20%
Price
Price (score)
$284 Slightly cheaper.
+5%
$299
Age
Newest
14 Months Much more recent.
+39%
23 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+50%
14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz 4.9 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+11%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1494 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+24%
1201 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1410 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+33%
1061 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Coffee Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None 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 but at a 35% discount[Oct '18 CPUPro]

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