IntelCL8068403359725
IntelBX80684I59600K
  

6 Cores, 12 Threads @2.60 GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date ≈ Q2 2018.

6 Cores, 6 Threads @3.7GHz, Coffee Lake.
Release date: Q4 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 323,085 user samples
16,471 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 89% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 52% Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 52% Great: 89%
SPEED RANK: 207th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
306,614 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 103% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.25 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 83% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 83% Great: 103%
SPEED RANK: 41st / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
76.1 % 94 % Faster effective speed.
+24%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
81.9 Pts 91.6 Pts Lower memory latency.
+12%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
112 Pts 134 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+20%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
214 Pts 266 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+24%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
382 Pts 522 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+37%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
557 Pts 747 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+34%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92 Pts 96.7 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+5%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
128 Pts 151 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+18%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
252 Pts 300 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+19%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
487 Pts 598 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+23%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
745 Pts 876 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+18%
Market Share
Based on 46,504,240 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.05 % 0.83 % Insanely higher market share.
+1,560%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
54 % 87 % Much more popular.
+61%
Age
Newest
41+ Months 35 Months More recent.
+15%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
881 Pts +1% 875 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
651 Pts 754 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+16%
Launch Date
Launch Date
Q2'18 Q4'18
Embedded Options Available
Embedded Options Available
Yes No
Recommended Price
Recommended Customer Price
$395.00 $262.00 - $263.00
Max Turbo Frequency
Max Turbo Frequency
4.30 GHz 4.60 GHz
Bus Speed
Bus Speed
8 GT/s DMI 8 GT/s DMI3
Memory Types
Memory Types
DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133 DDR4-2666
Memory Bandwidth
Max Memory Bandwidth
41.8 GB/s 41.6 GB/s
Package Size
Package Size
42mm x 28mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Hyper-Threading Tech
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology ‡
Yes No

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The hex-core i5-9600K is third in Intel’s line-up of 9th generation Coffee Lake CPUs. It has a TDP of 95W and requires an aftermarket cooler (such as the $20 GAMMAXX 400). The 9600K was designed to be overclocked. Once this is enabled in the BIOS (requires a Z-series motherboard), the 9600K runs 10% faster. In terms of performance, the i5-9600K is almost unbeatable for desktop users and it has sufficient multi-core performance to handle all but the most demanding workstation tasks. For CPU encoding (Cinebench, Blender, Handbrake etc.) the Ryzen 3000 series offers great 64-core performance. For example the overclocked Ryzen 3600 is approximately 13% worse for gaming, desktop and normal consumer workloads but it is 27% faster for 64-core processing. CPU encoding is akin to using hair clippers on a lawn, encoding tasks are far better performed by dedicated hardware such an NVENC or QuickSync. At stock clocks the i5-9600K is around 8% slower than Intel’s flagship i9-9900K but when both are overclocked, the 9600K closes the gaming gap to within two or three percent. Considering that the 9900K is the fastest gaming processor available, and almost twice the price of the 9600K, this is no small feat. The i5-9600K is aimed squarely at gamers who are not willing to compromise on performance but don't want to pay more than they need to. [Oct '18 CPUPro]

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