Intel Core i9 9900K (BX80684I99900K)

9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K Processor
The Next Level of Performance

Unlocked & Unleashed
Introducing the unlocked 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K desktop processor, the best in class of Intel’s most powerful family of mainstream Intel® Core™ desktop processors. Experience the power of a maximum processor frequency of 5.0 GHz1 with 8 cores and 16 threads.

Push Your Limits
Game with confidence with the unlocked performance2 of the unlocked 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K desktop processor. Built with Solder Thermal Interface Material (STIM) to help maximize efficient heat transfer from the processor to the cooler, allowing overclockers to push their systems further2 and gamers to experience lower temperatures under load. Plus, with the free Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (XTU) you can get the most from your unlocked processor by fine tuning your overclock.

Unlocked & Overclockable2 YES
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 Frequency (GHz) 5.0
Base Clock Speed (GHz) 3.6
Cores/Threads 8/16
Intel® Smart Cache 16 MB
TDP 95 W
Platform PCI Express* Lanes Up to 40
Memory Support Two channels DDR4-26663
Chipset: 300 Series (including Z390)

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1 Maximum processor frequency with Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0.
2 Altering clock frequency or voltage may damage or reduce the useful life of the processor and other system components, and may reduce system stability and performance. Product warranties may not apply if the processor is operated beyond its specifications. Check with the manufacturers of system and components for additional details.
3 DDR4 maximum speed support is 1 and 2 DPC for UDIMMs but only 1 DPC for SODIMMs. DDR4 2DPC UDIMM 2666 is capable when same UDIMM part number are populated within each channel.
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Unlocked 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K Desktop Processor

Introducing the new unlocked 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K desktop processor. Maximize performance with Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology that enables 8 cores to run 16 threads plus Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0.

Don’t hold back. The new unlocked 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K desktop processor delivers 8 cores and Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology to give you performance headroom to stream and play like never before.

Stream. Share. Enjoy. The new unlocked 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K desktop processor delivers the performance headroom you need for the best possible streaming experience.