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Intel Core i7-2600 vs AMD FX-4100

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-2600 4950 points
FX-4100 3310 points
Difference: 1640 (50%)

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-2600 27.2 GT/s
FX-4100 14.4 GT/s
Difference: 12.8 (89%)

Core Speed

FX-4100 3.6 GHz
Core i7-2600 3.4 GHz
Difference: 0.2 (6%)


Core i7-2600 8
FX-4100 4
Difference: 4 (100%)


Core i7-2600 95 Watts
FX-4100 95 Watts
Difference: 0 (0%)

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Model Core i7-2600 FX-4100
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Sandy Bridge Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.4 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 4 4/2
Total Threads 8 4
Turbo 1/2/3/4 3.7
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 2 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 8 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 2000
TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 AM3+
Released 2011-01-01 2011-10-12