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Intel Core i5 8500T vs Core i7-3970X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-3970X 42 GT/s
Core i5 8500T 12.6 GT/s
Difference: 29.4 (233%)

Core Speed

Core i7-3970X 3.5 GHz
Core i5 8500T 2.1 GHz
Difference: 1.4 (67%)


Core i7-3970X 12
Core i5 8500T 6
Difference: 6 (100%)


Core i7-3970X 150 Watts
Core i5 8500T 35 Watts
Difference: 115 (329%)

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Model Core i5 8500T Core i7-3970X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Coffee Lake Sandy Bridge-E
Core Speed 2.1 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 6 6
Total Threads 6 12
Turbo 3.5 GHz 2/2/3/4/5/5
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 9MB 15 MB
GPU Model UHD 630 N/A
TDP 35 Watts 150 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 2011
Released August 2017 2012-11-01