IntelBX80684I99900K
AMDYD270XBGAFBOX

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

CSGO
Dust 2 1080p Max
298 EFps Much Better CSGO EFps.
+49%
200 EFps
GTAV
Franklin & Lamar 1080p Max
108 EFps Better GTAV EFps.
+11%
97 EFps
Overwatch
Temple of Anubis 1080p Max
138 EFps Slightly Better Overwatch EFps.
+7%
129 EFps
PUBG
M249 Training 1080p Max
137 EFps Better PUBG EFps.
+19%
115 EFps
Fortnite
UserBenchmark Island 1080p Max
149 EFps Much Better Fortnite EFps.
+38%
108 EFps
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 848,888 user samples
369,245 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 104% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 5.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 86% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 86% Great: 104%
SPEED RANK: 26th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 98%
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Desktop
Desktop 98%
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Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
479,643 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 88% Base clock 3.7 GHz
Worst Bench: 71% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 71% Great: 88%
SPEED RANK: 142nd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 81%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 81%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
97.6 % Faster effective speed.
+20%
81 %
05 Nov20|Techpowerup
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Review
14 % FarC5 37%, BFV 18%, Rage2 1%, Witcher3 6%, Civ6 17%, ACO 12%, MetroEx 10%, Sekiro 35%, Wolf2 9% SotTR 1%
05 Nov20|Techpowerup
AMD Ryzen 5 5800X Review
15 % FarC5 37%, BFV 18%, Rage2 5%, Witcher3 6%, Civ6 17%, ACO 12%, MetroEx 10%, Sekiro 35%, Wolf2 9% SotTR 1%
28 May20|Techpowerup
Intel Core i5-10400F Review - Six ...
14 % FarC5 37%, BFV 18%, Rage2 1%, Witcher3 6%, Civ6 17%, ACO 12%, MetroEx 10%, Sekiro 35%, Wolf2 9% SotTR 1%
30 Oct19|Gamers Nexus
Intel i9-9900KS Review: Overclocki...
33 % OC TWarW2 33% OC, F118 29% OC, GTAV 37% OC
30 Oct19|Gamers Nexus
Intel i9-9900KS Review: Overclocki...
31 % Hitm2 37%, TWarW2 27%, F118 28%, GTAV 31%, SotTR 34%
14 Nov19|PCGamer
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X review
20 % Hitm2 27%, FarC5 36%, StrangeB 1%, TWarW2 26%, SotTR 41%, ACO 10%, MetroEx 10%, MESoW 16%, Divis2 10%
07 Jul19|Linustechtips
I had given up on AMD… until today...
26 % SotTR 29%, BFV 33%, CSGO 37%, MetroEx 21%, R6S 10%
10 Mar21|HardwareLUXX
Processor non grata: Rocket Lake-S...
23 % BFV 26%, SotTR 20%, MetroEx 26%, Divis2 20%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
92.8 Pts Lower memory latency.
+17%
79 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
142 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+22%
116 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
281 Pts Faster dual-core speed.
+23%
228 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
549 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+23%
445 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
1006 Pts Faster octa-core speed.
+25%
805 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
97.3 Pts Lower OC memory latency.
+10%
88.2 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
153 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+23%
124 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
305 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+24%
245 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
606 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+25%
485 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1164 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+25%
934 Pts
Market Share
Based on 43,972,316 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.26 % Higher market share.
+12%
1.12 %
Value
Value For Money
90.3 % +3% 87.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
82 % More popular.
+15%
71 %
Price
Price (score)
$368 $210 Much cheaper.
+43%
Age
Newest
31 Months More recent.
+16%
37 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+10%
105 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads 16 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 12 nm Newer manufacturing.
+14%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 3.7 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+16%
4.3 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1586 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+17%
1350 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1434 Pts Faster 64-core speed.
+16%
1239 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 8 core, 16 thread 2700X is AMD’s second generation Ryzen 7 flagship following in the wake of the Ryzen 7 1800X which continues to offer excellent multi-core value for money. This new Pinnacle Ridge processor features the Zen+ architecture with 12nm lithography compared to 14nm previously. Whilst there is no increase in the number of cores, the stock base / boost clocks appear to have received a bump up to 3.7 / 4.3 GHz from 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. The 2700X is compatible with both the new 400 series and 300 series of motherboards. Early benchmarks indicate that the 2700X has a slightly greater effective speed than the 1800X, although further benchmarks are necessary to quantify this. The expected launch price of $329 includes a Wraith Prism cooler and is in the same price bracket as the 1800X and Intel’s Coffee Lake i7-8700K. Whilst the 6 core, 12 thread 8700K beats the 2700X in single and quad core performance by around 15%, the 2700X wins on multi-core workloads. PC gaming and desktop performance is generally governed by six or less cores but the 2700X offers value for money to workstation users. Even though the 2700X excels at video 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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