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Intel Core i7-3970X vs AMD Ryzen 7 1800X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 7 1800X 57.6 GT/s
Core i7-3970X 42 GT/s
Difference: 15.6 (37%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 7 1800X 3.6 GHz
Core i7-3970X 3.5 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)


Ryzen 7 1800X 16
Core i7-3970X 12
Difference: 4 (33%)


Core i7-3970X 150 Watts
Ryzen 7 1800X 95 Watts
Difference: 55 (58%)

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Model Core i7-3970X Ryzen 7 1800X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Sandy Bridge-E 14nm
Core Speed 3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 8
Total Threads 12 16
Turbo 2/2/3/4/5/5 4.00GHz
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 4MB
L3 Cache 15 MB 16MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 150 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 2011 AM4
Released 2012-11-01 March 2017