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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-2600K 4950 points
FX-6100 4280 points
Difference: 670 (16%)

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-2600K 27.2 GT/s
FX-6100 19.8 GT/s
Difference: 7.4 (37%)

Core Speed

Core i7-2600K 3.4 GHz
FX-6100 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)


Core i7-2600K 8
FX-6100 6
Difference: 2 (33%)


Core i7-2600K 95 Watts
FX-6100 95 Watts
Difference: 0 (0%)

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Model Core i7-2600K FX-6100
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Sandy Bridge Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.4 GHz 3.3 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 4 6/3
Total Threads 8 6
Turbo 1/2/3/4 3.6
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 3 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 8 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 3000
TDP 95 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 AM3+
Released 2011-01-01 2011-10-12