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Intel Core i5 8600 vs Core i7-5960X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-5960X 48 GT/s
Core i5 8600 18.6 GT/s
Difference: 29.4 (158%)

Core Speed

Core i5 8600 3.1 GHz
Core i7-5960X 3.0 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)

Threads

Core i7-5960X 16
Core i5 8600 6
Difference: 10 (167%)

TDP

Core i7-5960X 140 Watts
Core i5 8600 65 Watts
Difference: 75 (115%)

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Model Core i5 8600 Core i7-5960X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Coffee Lake Haswell-E
Core Speed 3.1 GHz 3.0 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 6 8
Total Threads 6 16
Turbo 4.3 GHz 3/3/3/3/3/3/5/5
L2 Cache 8 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 9MB 20 MB
GPU Model UHD 630 N/A
TDP 65 Watts 140 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 2011-3
Released August 2017 2014-08-01
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