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Intel Core i3 8100 vs Core i7-3970X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-3970X 42 GT/s
Core i3 8100 14.4 GT/s
Difference: 27.6 (192%)

Core Speed

Core i3 8100 3.6 GHz
Core i7-3970X 3.5 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)

Threads

Core i7-3970X 12
Core i3 8100 4
Difference: 8 (200%)

TDP

Core i7-3970X 150 Watts
Core i3 8100 65 Watts
Difference: 85 (131%)

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Model Core i3 8100 Core i7-3970X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Coffee Lake Sandy Bridge-E
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 4 12
Turbo 2/2/3/4/5/5
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6MB 15 MB
GPU Model UHD 630 N/A
TDP 65 Watts 150 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 2011
Released August 2017 2012-11-01
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