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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-3960X 39.6 GT/s
Core i7-6820EQ 22.4 GT/s
Difference: 17.2 (77%)

Core Speed

Core i7-3960X 3.3 GHz
Core i7-6820EQ 2.8 GHz
Difference: 0.5 (18%)

Threads

Core i7-3960X 12
Core i7-6820EQ 8
Difference: 4 (50%)

TDP

Core i7-3960X 130 Watts
Core i7-6820EQ 45 Watts
Difference: 85 (189%)

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Model Core i7-3960X Core i7-6820EQ
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge-E Skylake-H
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 2.8 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 4
Total Threads 12 8
Turbo 3/3/4/5/6/6 3.5
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 15 MB 8 MB
GPU Model N/A HD Graphics 530
TDP 130 Watts 45 Watts
Socket LGA 2011 BGA 1440
Released 2011-11-01 Q4 2015
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