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Intel Core i5-2550K vs AMD FX-4170

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

FX-4170 16.8 GT/s
Core i5-2550K 13.6 GT/s
Difference: 3.2 (24%)

Core Speed

FX-4170 4.2 GHz
Core i5-2550K 3.4 GHz
Difference: 0.8 (24%)


Core i5-2550K 4
FX-4170 4
Difference: 0 (0%)


FX-4170 125 Watts
Core i5-2550K 95 Watts
Difference: 30 (32%)

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Model Core i5-2550K FX-4170
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Sandy Bridge Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.4 GHz 4.2 GHz
Hyperthreading No No
Cores / Modules 4 4/2
Total Threads 4 4
Turbo 1/2/3/4 4.3
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 2 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 6 MB 8 MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 95 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 AM3+
Released 2012-01-01 2012-02-25