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Intel Core i3 8121U vs AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 5 1500X 28 GT/s
Core i3 8121U 8.8 GT/s
Difference: 19.2 (218%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5 GHz
Core i3 8121U 2.2 GHz
Difference: 1.3 (59%)


Ryzen 5 1500X 8
Core i3 8121U 4
Difference: 4 (100%)


Ryzen 5 1500X 65 Watts
Core i3 8121U 15 Watts
Difference: 50 (333%)

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Model Core i3 8121U Ryzen 5 1500X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Cannon Lake 14nm
Core Speed 2.2 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 2 4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 3.2 GHz 3.7 GHz
L2 Cache 2MB
L3 Cache 4MB 16MB
GPU Model
TDP 15 Watts 65 Watts
Socket AM4
Released 2018 April 2017