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Intel Core i5-6600 vs AMD FX-8120

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i5-6600 6860 points
FX-8120 5400 points
Difference: 1460 (27%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

FX-8120 24.8 GT/s
Core i5-6600 13.2 GT/s
Difference: 11.6 (88%)

Core Speed

Core i5-6600 3.3 GHz
FX-8120 3.1 GHz
Difference: 0.2 (6%)


FX-8120 8
Core i5-6600 4
Difference: 4 (100%)


FX-8120 125 Watts
Core i5-6600 65 Watts
Difference: 60 (92%)

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Model Core i5-6600 FX-8120
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Skylake Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.1 GHz
Hyperthreading No No
Cores / Modules 4 8/4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 3/4/5/6 3.4
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 6 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 530
TDP 65 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 AM3+
Released 2015-09-01 2011-10-12