Core i5-10600K vs Core i9-10900T specs and performance
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Core i5-10600K performs better than the Core i9-10900T. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i9-10900T in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Core i9-10900T has significantly more cores with 10 cores whereas the Core i5-10600K has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i5-10600K. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i5-10600K has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Core i9-10900T. Also, the Core i5-10600K has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Core i9-10900T outputs less heat than Core i5-10600K thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.
Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Core i5-10600K has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.