Ryzen 7 1700 vs Core i5-9600K specs and performance
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 7 1700 is faster than the Core i5-9600K. Despite this, the Core i5-9600K has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 7 1700 has slightly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Core i5-9600K has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i5-9600K. Our comparison shows that the Core i5-9600K has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 7 1700. Also, the Core i5-9600K has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 7 1700 CPU outputs less heat than a Core i5-9600K CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The info from our database shows that the Ryzen 7 1700 has more L2 cache than the Core i5-9600K. The Ryzen 7 1700 also has significantly more 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. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 1700 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.