The Intel Core i9 9900K launched at a retail price of $529 and has been selling for just under $500 for quite some days. However, if you want the no-compromise gaming CPU, now’s a good time. Currently, the Intel Core i9-9900K is selling for $475 on Amazon. This is the lowest price for the processor and is a rather decent deal at the price.
The 8 core 16 thread Intel Core i9-9900K runs at a base clock of 3.6 GHz and a boost of 5 GHz with 16MB of cache memory. The processor has a TDP rating of 95W, which is similar to its younger siblings. Here are some game benchmarks with the i9-9900K. The processor was paired with a GeForce GTX 1080Ti and no bottleneck whatsoever was ensured.
Go for this processor if you want the absolute best gaming performance in the market because there are many CPUs which are cheaper and offer a better value for the price. Check out our in-depth comparison of Core i9-9900K with the Core i7 8700K for gaming. The AMD Ryzen 9 3900X also offers excellent value and in some cases, is better than the i9-9900K.