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Intel Core i5 8600 vs Core i7-980X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-980X 39.6 GT/s
Core i5 8600 18.6 GT/s
Difference: 21 (113%)

Core Speed

Core i7-980X 3.3 GHz
Core i5 8600 3.1 GHz
Difference: 0.2 (6%)

Threads

Core i7-980X 12
Core i5 8600 6
Difference: 6 (100%)

TDP

Core i7-980X 130 Watts
Core i5 8600 65 Watts
Difference: 65 (100%)

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Model Core i5 8600 Core i7-980X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Coffee Lake Westmere
Core Speed 3.1 GHz 3.3 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 6 6
Total Threads 6 12
Turbo 4.3 GHz 1/1/1/1/2/2
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 9MB 12 MB
GPU Model UHD 630 N/A
TDP 65 Watts 130 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 LGA 1366
Released August 2017 2010-03-01
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Core i5 8600

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