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Intel Core i7-3970X vs AMD FX-4100

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-3970X 42 GT/s
FX-4100 14.4 GT/s
Difference: 27.6 (192%)

Core Speed

FX-4100 3.6 GHz
Core i7-3970X 3.5 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)

Threads

Core i7-3970X 12
FX-4100 4
Difference: 8 (200%)

TDP

Core i7-3970X 150 Watts
FX-4100 95 Watts
Difference: 55 (58%)

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Model Core i7-3970X FX-4100
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Sandy Bridge-E Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 6 4/2
Total Threads 12 4
Turbo 2/2/3/4/5/5 3.7
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 2 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 15 MB 8 MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 150 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 2011 AM3+
Released 2012-11-01 2011-10-12
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