Ryzen 5 3500 vs Core i9-9900K specs and performance
In our benchmarks, the Core i9-9900K beats the Ryzen 5 3500 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 3500 in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Core i9-9900K has slightly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Ryzen 5 3500 has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 3500. According to our data, the Ryzen 5 3500 and Core i9-9900K have the same clock speed. A Ryzen 5 3500 CPU outputs less heat than a Core i9-9900K CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. In terms of cache, the Ryzen 5 3500 has significantly more L2 cache when compared to the Core i9-9900K. However, both these chips have the same amount of L3 cache.
The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. For instance, the Ryzen 5 3500 has the same number of threads as cores. This means the the CPU does not support hyperthreading.