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Intel Core i5 8600K vs AMD Ryzen 9 7900X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 9 7900X 112.8 GT/s
Core i5 8600K 21.6 GT/s
Difference: 91.2 (422%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 9 7900X 4.7 GHz
Core i5 8600K 3.6 GHz
Difference: 1.1 (31%)


Ryzen 9 7900X 24
Core i5 8600K 6
Difference: 18 (300%)


Ryzen 9 7900X 170 Watts
Core i5 8600K 95 Watts
Difference: 75 (79%)

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Model Core i5 8600K Ryzen 9 7900X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Coffee Lake Raphael
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 4.7 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 6 12
Total Threads 6 24
Turbo 4.3 GHz 5.6
L2 Cache 1MB
L3 Cache 9MB 64MB
GPU Model UHD 630 Radeon Graphics
TDP 95 Watts 170 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 AM5
Released August 2017 September 2022