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Intel Core i7-3960X vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 5 2600 40.8 GT/s
Core i7-3960X 39.6 GT/s
Difference: 1.2 (3%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 2600 3.4 GHz
Core i7-3960X 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)

Threads

Core i7-3960X 12
Ryzen 5 2600 12
Difference: 0 (0%)

TDP

Core i7-3960X 130 Watts
Ryzen 5 2600 65 Watts
Difference: 65 (100%)

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Model Core i7-3960X Ryzen 5 2600
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Sandy Bridge-E Zen
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.4 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 6 6
Total Threads 12 12
Turbo 3/3/4/5/6/6 3.9
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 6 x 256KB
L3 Cache 15 MB 16MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 130 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 2011 AM4
Released 2011-11-01 April 2018
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Core i7-3960X

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Ryzen 5 2600

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