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Intel Core i7-3930K vs AMD FX-8170

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-3930K 38.4 GT/s
FX-8170 31.2 GT/s
Difference: 7.2 (23%)

Core Speed

FX-8170 3.9 GHz
Core i7-3930K 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.7 (22%)

Threads

Core i7-3930K 12
FX-8170 8
Difference: 4 (50%)

TDP

Core i7-3930K 130 Watts
FX-8170 125 Watts
Difference: 5 (4%)

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Model Core i7-3930K FX-8170
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Sandy Bridge-E Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.2 GHz 3.9 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 6 8/4
Total Threads 12 8
Turbo 3/3/4/5/6/6 4.2
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 4 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 12 MB 8 MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 130 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 2011 AM3+
Released 2011-11-01 2012
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Core i7-3930K

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FX-8170

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