Ryzen 7 2700X vs Core i7-9700K specs and performance
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Core i7-9700K performs better than the Ryzen 7 2700X. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 7 2700X in all gaming tests too.
When comparing these CPUs we notice that they have the same number of cores but the Ryzen 7 2700X has more threads. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 7 2700X has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i7-9700K. Despite this, the Core i7-9700K has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Core i7-9700K outputs less heat than Ryzen 7 2700X thanks to a slightly 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 2700X has more L2 cache than the Core i7-9700K. The Ryzen 7 2700X also has slightly 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 2700X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.