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Intel Core i5 8259U vs Core i7-980X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-980X 39.6 GT/s
Core i5 8259U 18.4 GT/s
Difference: 21.2 (115%)

Core Speed

Core i7-980X 3.3 GHz
Core i5 8259U 2.3 GHz
Difference: 1 (43%)


Core i7-980X 12
Core i5 8259U 8
Difference: 4 (50%)


Core i7-980X 130 Watts
Core i5 8259U 28 Watts
Difference: 102 (364%)

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Model Core i5 8259U Core i7-980X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Coffee Lake Westmere
Core Speed 2.3 GHz 3.3 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 8 12
Turbo 3.8 GHz 1/1/1/1/2/2
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6MB 12 MB
GPU Model Iris Plus 655 N/A
TDP 28 Watts 130 Watts
Socket LGA 1366
Released August 2017 2010-03-01