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Intel Core i5-2300 vs AMD FX-4100

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i5-2300 4690 points
FX-4100 3310 points
Difference: 1380 (42%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

FX-4100 14.4 GT/s
Core i5-2300 11.2 GT/s
Difference: 3.2 (29%)

Core Speed

FX-4100 3.6 GHz
Core i5-2300 2.8 GHz
Difference: 0.8 (29%)


Core i5-2300 4
FX-4100 4
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i5-2300 95 Watts
FX-4100 95 Watts
Difference: 0 (0%)

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Model Core i5-2300 FX-4100
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Sandy Bridge Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 2.8 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading No No
Cores / Modules 4 4/2
Total Threads 4 4
Turbo 1/2/2/3 3.7
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 2 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 6 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 2000
TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 AM3+
Released 2011-01-01 2011-10-12