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Intel Core i9 9900K vs AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 9 5900X 88.8 GT/s
Core i9 9900K 57.6 GT/s
Difference: 31.2 (54%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 9 5900X 3.7 GHz
Core i9 9900K 3.6 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)


Ryzen 9 5900X 24
Core i9 9900K 16
Difference: 8 (50%)


Ryzen 9 5900X 105 Watts
Core i9 9900K 95 Watts
Difference: 10 (11%)

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Model Core i9 9900K Ryzen 9 5900X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Coffee Lake-S Vermeer
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 3.7 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 8 12
Total Threads 16 24
Turbo 5.0 4.8
L2 Cache 8 x 256KB 12 x 512 KB
L3 Cache 16MB 32 MB
GPU Model UHD Graphics 630
TDP 95 Watts 105 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 AM4
Released October 2018 November 2020