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Intel Core i7-3960X vs Core i7 7920HQ

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-3960X 39.6 GT/s
Core i7 7920HQ 24.8 GT/s
Difference: 14.8 (60%)

Core Speed

Core i7-3960X 3.3 GHz
Core i7 7920HQ 3.1 GHz
Difference: 0.2 (6%)


Core i7-3960X 12
Core i7 7920HQ 8
Difference: 4 (50%)


Core i7-3960X 130 Watts
Core i7 7920HQ 45 Watts
Difference: 85 (189%)

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Model Core i7-3960X Core i7 7920HQ
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge-E Kaby Lake
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.1 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 4
Total Threads 12 8
Turbo 3/3/4/5/6/6 4.1 GHz
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 15 MB 8MB
GPU Model N/A HD 630
TDP 130 Watts 45 Watts
Socket LGA 2011
Released 2011-11-01 2017