|Unlocked & Overclockable²||YES|
|Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 Frequency (GHz)||5.0|
|Base Clock Speed (GHz)||3.6|
|Intel® Smart Cache||16 MB|
|Platform PCI Express* Lanes||Up to 40|
|Memory Support||Two channels DDR4-2666³|
|Chipset||300 Series (Including Z390)|
Introducing the unlocked 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K desktop processor, the best in class of Intel’s most powerful family of mainstream Intel® Core™ desktop processors. Experience the power of a maximum processor frequency of 5.0 GHz¹ with 8 cores and 16 threads.
Game with confidence with the performance of the unlocked 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K desktop processor. Built with Solder Thermal Interface Material (STIM) to help maximize efficient heat transfer from the processor to the cooler, allowing overclockers to push their systems further² and gamers to experience lower temperatures under load. Plus, with the free Intel® Extreme Tuning Utility (XTU) you can get the most from your unlocked processor by fine tuning your overclock.