Intel Core i9-9900K vs Intel Core i7-8086K

Intel Core i9-9900K
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 8 / Sep 2018
Intel Core i9-9900K

Intel Core i7-8086K
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
4000 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jun 2018
Intel Core i7-8086K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    118%
  • Intel Core i7-8086K
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    101%
  • Intel Core i7-8086K
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    136%
  • Intel Core i7-8086K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i9-9900K

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 36% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 18% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-8086K

None

Intel Core i9-9900K

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i9-9900K

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i9-9900K

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i9-9900K

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



Specifications

Features

Intel Core i9-9900KIntel Core i7-8086K
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 i9-9900KIntel Core i7-8086K
ArchitectureIntel_CoffelakevsIntel_Coffelake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameCoffee LakevsCoffee Lake
Release DateSep 2018vsJun 2018

Cores

Intel Core i9-9900KIntel Core i7-8086K
Cores8vs6
Threads16vs12
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsUHD Graphics 630vsUHD Graphics 630

Cache

Intel Core i9-9900KIntel Core i7-8086K
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache16896 KB (shared)vs12288 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i9-9900KIntel Core i7-8086K
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Temp72°Cvs72°C
PackageFC-LGA14CvsFC-LGA14C
Die Sizeunknownvsunknown
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

Intel Core i9-9900KIntel Core i7-8086K
Cpu Frequency3600 MHzvs4000 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed5000 MHzvs5000 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP95 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    6000 points
  • Intel Core i7-8086K
    6000 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    41472 points
  • Intel Core i7-8086K
    34560 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    2077
  • Intel Core i7-8086K (simulated)
    1526.49

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i9-9900K
    218
  • Intel Core i7-8086K (simulated)
    214.89

points - higher is better