Intel Core i9-9900K
Verdict: Today, Intel released their new flagship processor for the LGA 1151 platform. The Core i9-9900K finally comes with eight core and 16 threads, reaching parity with AMD's Ryzen offerings. Maximum Boost Clock has been increased as well, now to a staggering 5 GHz.
Pros: 8 cores and 16 threads, 5 GHz boost, Trades blows with more expensive Core i9-7900X, Unlocked multiplier, Soldered IHS, Works on existing LGA1151 platform, even with Z370 motherboards, Integrated graphics, Supports up to 128 GB memory
Cons: High price, Held back by power limits, Only small gaming performance improvements, No heatsink included, Weak integrated graphics