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Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz

Price and performance details for the Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. But this CPU contains 8 Cores and 16 Threads. Paired with a good videocard, is this CPU Good for Gaming? This CPU should be able to play most games. [More ...]

Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz

Description: Intel UHD Graphics 630

Class: Desktop

Socket: FCLGA1151-2

Clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Turbo Speed: 5.0 GHz

Cores: 8 Threads: 16

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 8 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 8 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 8 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 16 MB

Memory Support: Max. Memory Size: 128 GB (DDR4-2666)

Other names: Intel(R) Core(TM) i9-9900K CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel Core i9-9900K CPU @ 3.60GHz

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2018

CPUmark/$Price: 51.58

Overall Rank: 660

Last Price Change: $355.00 USD (2024-05-17)

Average CPU Mark
rating
18312

Single Thread Rating: 2932
Samples: 12819*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 20,228
Thread: 2,892

CPU Test Suite Average Results for Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz

Integer Math66,151 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math41,134 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers47 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting36,605 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption6,579 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression284,854 KBytes/Sec
Physics938 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions18,973 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,932 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 25th of May 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 23rd of May 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of May 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$399.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$355.00 USDBuy Now!
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


CPU Mark Relative to Top 10 Common Desktop CPUs
As of 25th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,312
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,383
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
39,183
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,630
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,027
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,907
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,312
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,764
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,485
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
14,464
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,183
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 25th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
206.58
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
153.82
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
140.96
Intel Core i9-12900K
139.35
Intel Core i9-13900K
124.87
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.67
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
59.77
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
51.58
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
NA
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
NA
Single Thread Rating
As of 25th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,633
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,171
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,035
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,926
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,837
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,701
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
3,471
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,361
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,932
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,877
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,568
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2107679 - May 23 2024
19738
BL2107564 - May 23 2024
14088
BL2107550 - May 23 2024
17912
BL2107329 - May 23 2024
18928
BL2107269 - May 23 2024
17401
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
As of 25th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,312
AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT vs Intel Core i9-9900K
18,651 (+1.9%)
Intel Core i9-9900KF @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i9-9900K
18,319 (+0.0%)
Intel Core i7-9800X @ 3.80GHz vs Intel Core i9-9900K
18,069 (-1.3%)
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G vs Intel Core i9-9900K
20,483 (+11.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3800X vs Intel Core i9-9900K
23,170 (+26.5%)
Intel Core i9-10850K @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i9-9900K
22,438 (+22.5%)
Intel Core i9-7900X @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i9-9900K
21,171 (+15.6%)
Intel Core i9-9900 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i9-9900K
16,548 (-9.6%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X vs Intel Core i9-9900K
16,388 (-10.5%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X vs Intel Core i9-9900K
15,672 (-14.4%)
Intel Core i7-8086K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i9-9900K
14,323 (-21.8%)
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700 vs Intel Core i9-9900K
22,923 (+25.2%)

Is the Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 25th of May 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,608
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,272
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,065
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,559
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,402
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,149
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,005
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,882
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,792
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,543
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,526
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,512