Intel Core i7-9700F vs Intel Core i5-8600K

Intel Core i7-9700F
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3000 MHz / Cores: 8 / Apr 2019
Intel Core i7-9700F

Intel Core i5-8600K
Intel Socket 1151 DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jan 2018
Intel Core i5-8600K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i7-9700F
    116%
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-9700F
    108%
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i7-9700F
    123%
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-9700F

8% higher single threaded performance.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 23% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Around 16% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-8600K

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the Intel Core i7-9700F.

Intel Core i7-9700F

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-9700F

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i7-9700F

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-9700F

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i7-9700F Intel Core i5-8600K
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
HTT
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0

Architecture

Intel Core i7-9700F Intel Core i5-8600K
Architecture Intel_Coffelake vs Intel_Coffelake
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Coffee Lake vs Coffee Lake
Release Date Apr 2019 vs Jan 2018

Cores

Intel Core i7-9700F Intel Core i5-8600K
Cores 8 vs 6
Threads 8 vs 6
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs Intel UHD 630

Cache

Intel Core i7-9700F Intel Core i5-8600K
L1 Cache 64K (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 12MB (shared) vs 9216 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i7-9700F Intel Core i5-8600K
Socket Intel Socket 1151 vs Intel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp 72°C vs 72°C
Package FC-LGA14C vs FC-LGA1151
Die Size unknown vs 151mm²
Process 14 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i7-9700F Intel Core i5-8600K
Cpu Frequency 3000 MHz vs 3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4700 MHz vs 4300 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 65 W vs 95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-9700F
    5640 points
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    5160 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i7-9700F
    28800 points
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    25920 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-9700F (simulated)
    203.35
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    187

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i7-9700F (simulated)
    1285
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    1038

points - higher is better