Intel Core i5-9600KF Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-9600KF has 6 cores with 6 threads and is based on the 9. gen of the Intel Core i5 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1151-2 socket and was released in Q1/2019. The Intel Core i5-9600KF scores 1,244 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 5,643 points.
Intel Core i5-9600KF

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i5-9600KF. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i5-9600KF.

Name: Intel Core i5-9600KF
Family: Intel Core i5 (328)
CPU group: Intel Core i 9000 (34)
Architecture: Coffee Lake S Refresh
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 9
Predecessor: --
Successor: Intel Core i5-10600KF

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-9600KF has 6 CPU cores and can calculate 6 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-9600KF is 3.70 GHz (4.60 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 6 / 6
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 6x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (6 Cores): 4.30 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 128 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 42.7 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2666
42.7 GB/s
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 16
PCIe Bandwidth: 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 95 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 95 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-9600KF is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 9.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1151-2
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 9.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
Release date: Q1/2019
Release price: 260 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-9600KF have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 9 3950X AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
16C 32T @ 4.70 GHz
74
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
74
Intel Core i7-9700KF Intel Core i7-9700KF
8C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
74
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
73
Intel Core i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
73
Intel Core i5-1135G7 Intel Core i5-1135G7
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
73
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
73

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Core i7-1370P Intel Core i7-1370P
14C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
370
Intel Core i7-8700 Intel Core i7-8700
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
365
Intel Core i5-1245U Intel Core i5-1245U
10C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
356
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
355
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
355
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
8C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
341
Intel Core i7-8809G Intel Core i7-8809G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
315

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i9-7980XE Intel Core i9-7980XE
18C 36T @ 4.20 GHz
1281
AMD Ryzen 9 4900U AMD Ryzen 9 4900U
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1279
AMD EPYC 7453 AMD EPYC 7453
28C 56T @ 3.45 GHz
1277
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
1276
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX
64C 128T @ 4.20 GHz
1276
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3975WX
32C 64T @ 4.20 GHz
1276
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
1276

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 2.70 GHz
7545
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
7514
Intel Core i7-10850H Intel Core i7-10850H
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
7455
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
7301
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
7301
Intel Core i7-10750H Intel Core i7-10750H
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
7255
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650U
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
7183

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1245
Intel Core i7-1068G7 Intel Core i7-1068G7
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
1245
Intel Core i7-1068NG7 Intel Core i7-1068NG7
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
1245
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
1244
Intel Core i3-10325 Intel Core i3-10325
4C 8T @ 4.70 GHz
1244
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
1244
Intel Xeon W-2125 Intel Xeon W-2125
4C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
1243

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2670 v2
10C 20T @ 2.90 GHz
5688
Intel Core i3-1315U Intel Core i3-1315U
6C 8T @ 1.20 GHz
5659
Samsung Exynos 2400 Samsung Exynos 2400
10C 10T @ 3.20 GHz
5651
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
5643
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
5643
Intel Xeon Silver 4208 Intel Xeon Silver 4208
8C 16T @ 2.30 GHz
5639
Intel Core i5-8600K Intel Core i5-8600K
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
5631

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i7-1065G7 Intel Core i7-1065G7
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1564
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
1562
Intel Celeron G6900E Intel Celeron G6900E
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
1562
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
1561
Intel Xeon E-2224 Intel Xeon E-2224
4C 4T @ 4.60 GHz
1561
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
1561
Intel Core i3-1125G4 Intel Core i3-1125G4
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
1560

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i5-10400 Intel Core i5-10400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
6261
Intel Xeon Gold 6128 Intel Xeon Gold 6128
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
6261
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
6246
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
6244
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
6244
Intel Core i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
6237
Intel Core i7-1265UL Intel Core i7-1265UL
10C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
6214

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i3-10320 Intel Core i3-10320
4C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
477
Intel Core i3-9350K Intel Core i3-9350K
4C 4T @ 4.60 GHz
476
Intel Core i3-9350KF Intel Core i3-9350KF
4C 4T @ 4.60 GHz
476
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
475
AMD Ryzen 5 4600GE AMD Ryzen 5 4600GE
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
472
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650GE AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650GE
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
472
AMD Ryzen 5 4400GE AMD Ryzen 5 4400GE
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
472

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i7-9750H Intel Core i7-9750H
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
2653
AMD Ryzen 5 3500 AMD Ryzen 5 3500
6C 6T @ 4.00 GHz
2652
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X AMD Ryzen 5 3500X
6C 6T @ 4.00 GHz
2652
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
2643
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
2624
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
2588
Intel Core i5-10400T Intel Core i5-10400T
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
2582

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Xeon E5-2618L v3 Intel Xeon E5-2618L v3
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
10871
Intel Core i5-1230U Intel Core i5-1230U
10C 12T @ 2.20 GHz
10864
Intel Core i7-9700T Intel Core i7-9700T
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
10812
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
10791
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
10791
Intel Core i3-1210U Intel Core i3-1210U
6C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
10765
Intel Core i7-6800K Intel Core i7-6800K
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
10752

Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.
Intel Core i7-5930K Intel Core i7-5930K
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
313.2
Apple M1 Apple M1
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
314
Apple M1 (7-GPU) Apple M1 (7-GPU)
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
314
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
315.5
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v3
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
318.4
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
318.4
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
323.8

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
546
Intel Core i9-9900K Intel Core i9-9900K
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
545
Intel Core i5-10600KF Intel Core i5-10600KF
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
542
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
539
Intel Core i7-10700 Intel Core i7-10700
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
536
Intel Core i5-10600K Intel Core i5-10600K
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
536
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
12C 24T @ 4.00 GHz
536

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS
6C 12T @ 3.00 GHz
3000
Intel Core i7-9850H Intel Core i7-9850H
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
2960
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v3
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
2924
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
2921
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
2902
Intel Core i7-9750HF Intel Core i7-9750HF
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
2898
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 3.70 GHz
2882

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i3-10320 Intel Core i3-10320
4C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
206
Intel Xeon W-2235 Intel Xeon W-2235
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
206
Intel Xeon E-2276M Intel Xeon E-2276M
6C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
205
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.60 GHz
204
AMD Ryzen 7 4700 AMD Ryzen 7 4700
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
204
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750G
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
204
AMD Ryzen 7 4700G AMD Ryzen 7 4700G
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
204

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Xeon E5-1650 v3 Intel Xeon E5-1650 v3
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
1181
Intel Xeon Gold 6128 Intel Xeon Gold 6128
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
1173
Intel Xeon E5-2628L v3 Intel Xeon E5-2628L v3
10C 20T @ 2.20 GHz
1168
Intel Core i5-9600KF Intel Core i5-9600KF
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
1165
Intel Core i5-9600K Intel Core i5-9600K
6C 6T @ 4.30 GHz
1165
Intel Xeon E5-2630L v4 Intel Xeon E5-2630L v4
10C 20T @ 2.20 GHz
1160
Intel Core i7-3960X Intel Core i7-3960X
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
1158

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