Editors Liked

  • Great thermal improvement even in OC or power limits off
  • Price drop from 9900K could offset motherboard cost
  • Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Technology
  • Integrated graphics
  • High clock and boost frequencies
  • High overclocking headroom

Editors Didn't Like

  • 9900K performance
  • No bundled cooler
  • PCIe 3.0 interface
  • Incompatible with older motherboards