Intel Core i9 13900KF vs i5 13600K

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 3.0 GHz Intel Core i9 13900KF with 24-cores against the 3.5 GHz i5 13600K with 14-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 13600K and 13900KF
Advantages of Intel Core i9 13900KF
  • Has 10 more physical cores
  • Has 12 MB larger L3 cache size
  • 6% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.4 GHz vs 5.1 GHz)
Advantages of Intel Core i5 13600K
  • Includes an integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 770

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
39385
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
60418
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
24160
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i9 13900KF and i5 13600K

General

Vendor Intel Intel
Released September 27, 2022 September 27, 2022
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake Raptor Lake
Model number i9-13900K i5-13600K
Integrated GPU No UHD Graphics 770

CPU

Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 6
P-Threads 16 12
Base Frequency (P) 3.0 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.4 GHz 5.1 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 16 8
E-Threads 16 8
Base Frequency (E) 2.2 GHz 2.6 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 4.3 GHz 3.9 GHz
Total
Total Cores 24 14
Total Threads 32 20
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 30x 35x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 2MB (per core)
L3 Cache 36MB (shared) 24MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes

Package

Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
Socket LGA-1700 LGA-1700
TDP 125 W 125 W
Max. Boost TDP 253 W 181 W
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics - Intel UHD Graphics 770
GPU Base Clock - 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock - 1500 MHz
Shading Units - 256
TMUs - 16
ROPs - 8
Execution Units - 32
TGP - 15 W
iGPU FLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types DDR5-5600, DDR4-3200 DDR5-5600, DDR4-3200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 89.6 GB/s 89.6 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes

Misc

Official site Intel Core i9 13900KF official page Intel Core i5 13600K official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 20

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i5 13600K or i9 13900KF?