Whether you are a gamer looking for a fantastic in-game experience with the performance headroom for smooth live streaming and seamless highlights recording or you are a creator that is ready to do more creating and sharing, less time waiting, the Intel Core i9 9900K 3.6GHZ LGA1151 CPU is ready to take you to that level.
A New Level of Performance
The 9th Gen Intel® Core™ processor takes mainstream desktop PC performance to a whole new level. At the top of the stack, our mainstream flagship, the new i9-9900K. The first Intel® Core™ i9 desktop processor for the mainstream users. Best in class, the i9-9900K with 16MB of cache1 and Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0 technology cranks maximum turbo frequency up to blazing 5.0 GHz. Throw in high performing 16-way multitasking support powered by 8 cores with Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) to conquer the most demanding workloads. Want to reach for even greater levels of performance? — Overclock confidently with new and enhanced features like Solder Thermal Interface Material (STIM) and improved overclocking customisations to tweak the processor performance to its unleashed potential.2
The 9th Generation of Intel® Core™ Desktop Processors deliver_
- Data acceleration when paired with Intel® Optane™ memory to retrieve that data you use the most for fast system responsiveness.1
- DDR4 RAM memory technology support, which allows systems to have up to 64 GB of memory and up to 2666 MT/s memory transfer speeds.
- Intel® Z390 chipset support which includes unprecedented connectivity to all of your devices with integrated USB 3.1 Gen 2, Intel® Wireless-AC, and support for Gigabit Wi-Fi speed.
- Compatible with Intel® 300 series chipset.
- Utilise Intel® Quick Sync Video technology to live-stream, capture, and multitask without interruption.
- Power up and customise your gaming rig with up to 40 platform PCIe* lanes giving you outstanding flexibility.
- Pair it with Intel® Optane™ memory technology to accelerate the loading and launching of the games you play the most.
Create Without Limits
Unlock your creative potential with the power you need to create, edit, and share. Let your creativity flow as the 9th Generation Intel® Core™ processor renders and encodes in the background so you don't miss a beat. Minimise the wait time between inspiration and creation with Intel® Optane™ memory accelerating the loading of your most used applications.
Ultra-High Definition Entertainment
Desktop computers based on the 9th Generation Intel® Core™ processors integrate advanced media technologies that bring premium, high-quality content to your desktop, including_
- HEVC 10-bit encode/decode, VP9 10-bit decode_
- Delivering smooth streaming of premium 4K UHD entertainment to your PC from leading online providers.
- Providing full-size, screen-immersive viewing experiences with 4K video and 360-degree viewing.
- High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Rec. 2020 (Wide Color Gamut) for life-like luminesces to provide enhanced image and video viewing experiences.
9th Generation Intel® Core™ processors integrate hardware-level technologies that help strengthen the protection of your enabled security1 software. Hardware-based security helps you experience online and offline activities with added peace of mind, enabled by features that include_
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)1 to help applications protect your system and your data.
Intel® BIOS Guard and Intel® Boot Guard to help protect your system during startup.
- 8 Cores with 16 Threads
- Processor Base Frequency of 3.60 GHz
- Maximum Turbo Frequency of 5.00 GHz
- Overclockable to push the limits of clock speed
- 16 MB Intel® Smart Cache
- Intel® UHD Graphics 630 Processor Graphics
- Product Collection_ 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 Processors
- Code Name_ Products formerly Coffee Lake
- Vertical Segment_ Desktop
- Processor Number_ i9-9900K
- Launch Date_ Q4'18
- Lithography: 14 nm
- # of Cores_ 8
- # of Threads_ 16
- Processor Base Frequency_ 3.60 GHz
- Max Turbo Frequency_ 5.00 GHz
- Cache: 16 MB Intel® Smart Cache
- Bus Speed_ 8 GT/s
- TDP: 95 W
- Memory Specifications
- Max Memory Size (dependent on memory type): 128 GB
- Memory Types_ DDR4-2666
- Max # of Memory Channels_ 2
- Max Memory Bandwidth_ 41.6 GB/s
- ECC Memory Supported_ No
- Processor Graphics
- Processor Graphics_ Intel® UHD Graphics 630
- Graphics Base Frequency_ 350 MHz
- Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency_ 1.20 GHz
- Graphics Video Max Memory_ 64 GB
- 4K Support_ Yes, at 60Hz
- Max Resolution (HDMI 1.4): 4096x2304@24Hz
- Max Resolution (DP): 4096x2304@60Hz
- Max Resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel): 4096x2304@60Hz
- DirectX* Support_ 12
- OpenGL* Support_ 4.5
- Intel® Quick Sync Video_ Yes
- Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology_ Yes
- Intel® Clear Video HD Technology_ Yes
- Intel® Clear Video Technology_ Yes
- # of Displays Supported_ 3
- Device ID_ 0x3E98
- Expansion Options
- Scalability: 1S Only
- PCI Express Revision_ 3
- PCI Express Configurations_ Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
- Max # of PCI Express Lanes_ 16
- Advanced Technologies
- Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported_ Yes
- Intel® Turbo Boost Technology_ 2
- Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility_ Yes
- Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology_ Yes
- Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
- Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
- Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
- Intel® Transactional Synchronization Extensions_ Yes
- Intel® 64_ Yes
- Instruction Set_ 64-bit
- Instruction Set Extensions_ Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
- The idle States_ Yes
- Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology_ Yes
- Thermal Monitoring Technologies_ Yes
- Intel® Identity Protection Technology_ Yes
- Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): Yes
- Security & Reliability
- Intel® AES New Instructions_ Yes
- Secure Key_ Yes
- Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX): Yes with Intel® ME
- Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX): Yes
- Intel® OS Guard_ Yes
- Intel® Trusted Execution Technology_ Yes
- Execute Disable Bit_ Yes
- Intel® Boot Guard_ Yes
What's in The Box_
- Intel Core i9 9900K 3.6GHZ LGA1151 CPU x1