Intel today launched its 10th Gen Comet Lake-S desktop lineup, featuring its first 10-core consumer CPU, the Core i9-10900K. As per reviews, Intel’s “fastest gaming CPU” is barely faster than the Core i9-9900K in gaming while still falling behind AMD’s Ryzen 9 3900X in other multi-threaded workloads like content creation and rendering.
Intel Core i9-10900K Overview: Barely Faster than the 9900K in Gaming, Slower than the Ryzen 9 in Everything Else
Regardless, AMD has lowered the price of the Ryzen 9 3900X to $409, more than $100 less than the newly launched 10900K which is selling for $529 at the moment. The original price on Newegg is 9 but using the coupon code “EMCDKGR34”, you can get another discount, bringing the price down to 9. (fabulouseyebrowthreading.com) You also get three months of Xbox Game Pass free with the processor. Here’s the link.