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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 82,986 user samples
1,441 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 61% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 61% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 67th / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 160%
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81,545 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 79% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 79% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 1st / 1182
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.7 % 100 % Much faster effective speed.
+34%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
110 Pts 143 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+30%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
216 Pts 286 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+32%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
413 Pts 563 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+36%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
802 Pts 1046 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+30%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
4083 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+174%
1491 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
123 Pts 155 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+26%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
243 Pts 310 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+28%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
468 Pts 618 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+32%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
915 Pts 1205 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+32%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
4876 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+195%
1652 Pts
Market Share
Based on 20,354,111 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 1.07 % Insanely higher market share.
+5,250%
Value
Value For Money
45.6 % 85.9 % Hugely better value.
+88%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
89 % 133 % Much more popular.
+49%
Price
Price (score)
$1,673 $484 Much cheaper.
+71%
Age
Newest
13+ Months 11 Months More recent.
+15%
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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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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) September 2019 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical gamers and desktop users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $429Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $230
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