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Intel Core i5-7500 vs Core i7-3970X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-3970X 42 GT/s
Core i5-7500 13.6 GT/s
Difference: 28.4 (209%)

Core Speed

Core i7-3970X 3.5 GHz
Core i5-7500 3.4 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)


Core i7-3970X 12
Core i5-7500 4
Difference: 8 (200%)


Core i7-3970X 150 Watts
Core i5-7500 65 Watts
Difference: 85 (131%)

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Model Core i5-7500 Core i7-3970X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Kaby Lake-S (14 nm) Sandy Bridge-E
Core Speed 3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 4 12
Turbo 3.8 GHz 2/2/3/4/5/5
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 15 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 630 N/A
TDP 65 Watts 150 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 2011
Released January 2017 2012-11-01