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Intel Core i7-3970X vs AMD Ryzen 5 Pro 2500U

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-3970X 42 GT/s
Ryzen 5 Pro 2500U 16 GT/s
Difference: 26 (163%)

Core Speed

Core i7-3970X 3.5 GHz
Ryzen 5 Pro 2500U 2.0 GHz
Difference: 1.5 (75%)


Core i7-3970X 12
Ryzen 5 Pro 2500U 8
Difference: 4 (50%)


Core i7-3970X 150 Watts
Ryzen 5 Pro 2500U 25 Watts
Difference: 125 (500%)

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Model Core i7-3970X Ryzen 5 Pro 2500U
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Sandy Bridge-E Zen
Core Speed 3.5 GHz 2.0 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 6 4
Total Threads 12 8
Turbo 2/2/3/4/5/5 3.6 GHz
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 2MB
L3 Cache 15 MB 4MB
GPU Model N/A Vega 8
TDP 150 Watts 25 Watts
Socket LGA 2011
Released 2012-11-01 2018