IntelBX80684I99900K
AMDYD260XBCAFBOX

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

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
298 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+51%
197 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
108 EFps Better GTAV EFps.
+11%
97 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
138 EFps +3% 134 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
137 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+18%
116 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
149 EFps Much Better Fortnite EFps.
+33%
112 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 676,904 user samples
363,094 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 86% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Poor: 86% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 24th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
313,810 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 86% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 86%
SPEED RANK: 164th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
97.7 % Faster effective speed.
+23%
79.3 %
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Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
92.6 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
79.4 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
143 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+24%
115 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
282 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+26%
224 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
551 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+29%
426 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1013 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+43%
707 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97.5 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+12%
87.1 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
153 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+25%
122 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
304 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+26%
241 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
606 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+28%
475 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1165 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+48%
787 Pts
Market Share
Based on 45,024,429 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.32 % Much higher market share.
+78%
0.74 %
Value
Value For Money
91 % +5% 86.8 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
82 % 85 % +4%
Price
Price (score)
$360 $200 Much cheaper.
+44%
Age
Newest
33 Months More recent.
+15%
39 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 95 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
12 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12 nm Newer manufacturing.
+14%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+19%
4.2 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1584 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+57%
1012 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1446 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+55%
932 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Coffee Lake Zen+
Socket
Motherboard Socket
FCLGA1151 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
UHD 630 None
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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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The 6 core, 12 thread Ryzen 5 2600X is one of four new AMD second generation of high-end desktop Ryzen processors (codenamed Pinnacle Ridge) renowned for excellent value multi-core performance. The 2600X is set to replace the also 6 core, 12 thread 1600X as AMD’s new mid-range Ryzen 5 flagship. The latest generation of CPUs features a matured Zen+ chip architecture with 12nm lithography, increased clock speeds and Precision Boost 2 technology designed to leverage more CPU power than per the first generation. The 2600X appears to have stock base / boost clock speeds of 3.6 / 4.2 GHz. This is only marginally faster than the 1600X’s 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. Modest effective speed improvements are expected, although further benchmarks are necessary to draw firm conclusions. The 2600X ships with a Wraith Spire cooler and is priced reasonably at an expected $250. However, for most use cases, the new lower clocked Ryzen 5 2600 at $200 represents better value for money. Pinnacle Ridge processors are designed to work with the new 400 series motherboards, which allow for greater overclocking head room, and they are also backwards compatible with the 300 series motherboard following a bios update. Even though the 2600X is plausible for multimedia production streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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