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Intel Core i3-7100 vs Core i7-4960X

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-4960X 13260 points
Core i3-7100 6530 points
Difference: 6730 (103%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-4960X 43.2 GT/s
Core i3-7100 15.6 GT/s
Difference: 27.6 (177%)

Core Speed

Core i3-7100 3.9 GHz
Core i7-4960X 3.6 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (8%)


Core i7-4960X 12
Core i3-7100 4
Difference: 8 (200%)


Core i7-4960X 130 Watts
Core i3-7100 51 Watts
Difference: 79 (155%)

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Model Core i3-7100 Core i7-4960X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Kaby Lake-S (14 nm) Ivy Bridge-E
Core Speed 3.9 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 2 6
Total Threads 4 12
Turbo 1/1/2/3/3/4
L2 Cache 2 x 256 KB 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 3 MB 15 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 630 N/A
TDP 51 Watts 130 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 2011
Released January 2017 2013-09-01