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Intel Core i5-10500 vs Core i7-3970X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-3970X 42 GT/s
Core i5-10500 37.2 GT/s
Difference: 4.8 (13%)

Core Speed

Core i7-3970X 3.5 GHz
Core i5-10500 3.1 GHz
Difference: 0.4 (13%)


Core i5-10500 12
Core i7-3970X 12
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i7-3970X 150 Watts
Core i5-10500 65 Watts
Difference: 85 (131%)

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Model Core i5-10500 Core i7-3970X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Comet Lake Sandy Bridge-E
Core Speed 3.1 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 6
Total Threads 12 12
Turbo 4.6 2/2/3/4/5/5
L2 Cache 6 x 256KB 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 12 MB 15 MB
GPU Model UHD 630 N/A
TDP 65 Watts 150 Watts
Socket LGA 1200 LGA 2011
Released May 2020 2012-11-01