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Intel Core i5 8259U vs Core i7-5960X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-5960X 48 GT/s
Core i5 8259U 18.4 GT/s
Difference: 29.6 (161%)

Core Speed

Core i7-5960X 3.0 GHz
Core i5 8259U 2.3 GHz
Difference: 0.7 (30%)

Threads

Core i7-5960X 16
Core i5 8259U 8
Difference: 8 (100%)

TDP

Core i7-5960X 140 Watts
Core i5 8259U 28 Watts
Difference: 112 (400%)

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Model Core i5 8259U Core i7-5960X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Coffee Lake Haswell-E
Core Speed 2.3 GHz 3.0 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 4 8
Total Threads 8 16
Turbo 3.8 GHz 3/3/3/3/3/3/5/5
L2 Cache 8 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6MB 20 MB
GPU Model Iris Plus 655 N/A
TDP 28 Watts 140 Watts
Socket LGA 2011-3
Released August 2017 2014-08-01
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