Comparison of technical characteristics between computer processors, with the Intel Core i9-9990XE on one hand, and the HiSilicon Kirin 970 on the other hand. The first has a total of 14 cores, 28 threads, a maximum frequency of 5.1 GHz. The second has 8 cores, 8 threads, its turbo frequency reaches 2.4 GHz. The following table also allows us to compare the lithography, the number of transistors (if indicated), the amount of cache memory, the maximum RAM memory capacity, the type of memory accepted, the launch date, the maximum number of PCIe lines , the values obtained in Geekbench 4 and Cinebench R15, as well as the price.
|Processor||HiSilicon Kirin 970||Intel Core i9-9990XE|
|Release date||Q3 2017||Q1 2019|
|Lithography||10 nm FinFET+||14 nm++|
|Base frequency||1.8 GHz||4.0 GHz|
|Turbo frequency||2.4 GHz||5.1 GHz|
|Details||4x Cortex-A73 @2.36 GHz
4x Cortex-A53 @1.84 GHz
|Cache||2 MB||19.25 MB|
|Max memory size||8 GB||128 GB|
|Max PCIe lanes||NA||44|
|Geekbench 4 single-core||1,890||6,179|
|Geekbench 4 multi-core||6,648||49,284|
|Amazon||HiSilicon Kirin 970||Intel Core i9-9990XE|
|Ebay||HiSilicon Kirin 970||Intel Core i9-9990XE|
Note: prices can change over time. They are not updated regularly. Shipping costs have not been integrated.