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*LIVE* Intel Core i9-13900K release date, price, where to buy

We show you where to buy the Intel Core i9-13900K.

Updated: Oct 24, 2022 8:17 am
Where to buy 13900K

Intel is about to release its 13th-generation Raptor Lake CPUs, there is a lot of excitement around the release of the 13th-gen, mainly due to the performance improvements they’re said to bring over Alder Lake. Here’s our i9-13900K where to buy page. We update these pages regularly, so you can be sure that the data on this page is the most accurate it can be.

*Update* 21/10/22 – Orders are selling out fast, you don’t have long to pick up your very own 13th-generation Intel CPU. We don’t know when stock will return.

*Update* 20/10/22 3PM BST Tiktok sales through CCL means you can get a 13900KF for £629.99 in the UK here: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMFrTgbjk/

*Update* 20/10/22 2PM BST – The CPUs are now live and you can find them at a lot of retailers. Check the links below for a fully updated list of retailers as we find them.

*Update* 20/10/22 – Intel is rolling out its 13th generation CPUs at 2 PM, this will be when you can pick up your 13th gen Raptor Lake CPUs available to buy from your local or online retailers. See the links below as we’ve outlined where to buy a brand new 13900K CPU, so you don’t have to spend time scouring the web.

*Update* – We are just a day away from the official release of Intel’s 13th-generation CPUs. We suggest that you check back here on a regular base, as some retailers cheekily list CPUs and other high-value PC components a little early to get a few extra sales. So don’t miss your chance to snag a 13th gen CPU early, even though the official release time is 2 PM on Thursday, October 20th.

We’re going to discuss the release date, price, and where to buy the i9-13900K in this article today. 

Intel Core i9-13900K release date 

The release date of the Core i9-13900K has already been confirmed as the 20th of October 2022. This release date was announced at intel’s 2022 Innovation event.

Intel 13th generation performance 

What’s the big deal about Intel’s 13th-generation CPUs? Well, although we don’t officially have our hands on the CPUs themselves yet, we got a snippet of what we can expect from Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger. 

Pat explained at Intel’s latest innovation event that the 13th gen is expected to show a performance increase of 15% on the single-core side and massive increases of up to 42% in the multi-core benchmarks. This of course was Vs the Alder Lake equivalent.

Intel Core i9-13900K specifications 

Here are the specifications of the Core-i9-13900K  

  • Cores: P-cores 8 / E-cores 16
  • Threads: 32
  • Base clock frequency: P-cores 3 GHz / E-cores 2.2 GHz
  • Boost clock frequency: P-cores 5.8 GHz / E-cores 4.3 GHz
  • L3 cache: 36MB
  • Default TDP: 125 W / 253 W boost.
  • iGPU: Intel UHD graphics 770

Intel Core i9-13900K price

The core i9-13900K is priced at $699 USD, making it on par with AMD’s $699 7950X. If the 13900K beats the 7950X in performance and is more powerful than the 7950X then what’s the point in buying AMD? 

Where to buy Core i9-13900K / KF

Here’s where to buy the Core i9-13900K, we listed most retailers that will carry the 13900K upon release, there are even some retailers that allow you to pre-order. 


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