IntelBX80684I79700K
AMD

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

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 129,174 user samples
125,372 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 110% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 87% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 87% Great: 110%
SPEED RANK: 2nd / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
3,802 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 42% Base clock 2.7 GHz
Worst Bench: 30% Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 30% Great: 42%
SPEED RANK: 597th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
100 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+177%
36.3 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
145 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+161%
55.5 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
287 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+163%
109 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
569 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+189%
197 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1087 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+281%
285 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
157 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+158%
60.9 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
314 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+162%
120 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
625 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+166%
235 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1227 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+253%
348 Pts
Market Share
Based on 24,160,254 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.84 % Insanely higher market share.
+18,300%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
92.9 % Hugely better value.
+122%
41.9 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
177 % Hugely more popular.
+234%
53 %
Price
Price (score)
$370 $165 Much cheaper.
+55%
Age
Newest
15 Months Much more recent.
+79%
73+ Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1229 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+251%
350 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1098 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+281%
288 Pts
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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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Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $48
Intel Core i5-9600K $219Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2060 $339Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $204
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