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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-970 7520 points
Core i5-4590 6240 points
Difference: 1280 (21%)

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-970 38.4 GT/s
Core i5-4590 13.2 GT/s
Difference: 25.2 (191%)

Core Speed

Core i5-4590 3.3 GHz
Core i7-970 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)

Threads

Core i7-970 12
Core i5-4590 4
Difference: 8 (200%)

TDP

Core i7-970 130 Watts
Core i5-4590 84 Watts
Difference: 46 (55%)

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Model Core i5-4590 Core i7-970
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Haswell Westmere
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.2 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 4 12
Turbo 2/3/4/4 1/1/1/1/2/2
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 12 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 4600 N/A
TDP 84 Watts 130 Watts
Socket LGA 1150 LGA 1366
Released 2014-05-01 2010-07-01
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