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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 Size: L1: 256 KB, L2: 1.0 MB, L3: 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: 32.53

Overall Rank: 566

Last Price Change: $565.00 USD (2023-05-26)

Average CPU Mark
rating
18380

Single Thread Rating: 2939
Samples: 12168*
*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 Math66,209 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math41,207 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers47 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting36,823 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption6,628 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression285,558 KBytes/Sec
Physics940 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions19,001 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread2,939 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 9th of December 2023.

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

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 7th of December 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 7th of December 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$565.00 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.com$568.24 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 10th of December 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-13900K
59,534
Intel Core i9-12900K
41,402
Intel Core i7-12700K
34,712
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
22,607
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
22,030
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
21,927
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,380
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
17,779
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
15,408
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
14,513
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
14,198
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price )
As of 10th of December 2023 - Higher results represent better value
Processor CPU Mark / $Price
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
212.95
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
153.82
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
140.19
Intel Core i9-12900K
117.29
Intel Core i9-13900K
104.45
Intel Core i7-12700K
84.87
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
55.70
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
32.53
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 10th of December 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average Thread Rating
Intel Core i9-13900K
4,648
Intel Core i9-12900K
4,185
Intel Core i7-12700K
4,049
Apple M2 8 Core 3500 MHz
3,943
Apple M1 Max 10 Core 3200 MHz
3,841
Apple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
3,708
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
3,360
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,939
Intel Core i7-9700K @ 3.60GHz
2,886
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
2,662
AMD Ryzen 5 3600
2,569
Last 5 Baselines for Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1964533 - Dec 07 2023
18985
BL5053267 - Dec 07 2023
18618
BL1964396 - Dec 07 2023
14182
BL1963921 - Dec 06 2023
18097
BL1963203 - Dec 05 2023
16694
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 10th of December 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
18,380
Intel Core i9-9900X @ 3.50GHz vs Intel Core i9-9900K
21,807 (+18.6%)
Intel Core i9-9820X @ 3.30GHz vs Intel Core i9-9900K
19,949 (+8.5%)
Intel Core i9-9900 @ 3.10GHz vs Intel Core i9-9900K
16,614 (-9.6%)
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X vs Intel Core i9-9900K
16,414 (-10.7%)
Intel Core i7-8086K @ 4.00GHz vs Intel Core i9-9900K
14,336 (-22.0%)
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700 vs Intel Core i9-9900K
22,954 (+24.9%)
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X vs Intel Core i9-9900K
22,607 (+23.0%)
Intel Core i9-10900X @ 3.70GHz vs Intel Core i9-9900K
22,473 (+22.3%)
Intel Core i9-9900KF @ 3.60GHz vs Intel Core i9-9900K
18,382 (+0.0%)
Intel Core i7-9800X @ 3.80GHz vs Intel Core i9-9900K
18,097 (-1.5%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X vs Intel Core i9-9900K
17,562 (-4.5%)
AMD Ryzen 7 2700 vs Intel Core i9-9900K
15,732 (-14.4%)

Is the Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz Good for Gaming?
As of 10th of December 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,226
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,075
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,568
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,423
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,392
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,230
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,896
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,809
Intel Core i5-14600K
7,684
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,544
Intel Core i9-13900KF
7,517
Intel Core i9-9900K @ 3.60GHz
2,517