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Intel Core i7-4790 vs AMD FX-8140

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-4790 28.8 GT/s
FX-8140 25.6 GT/s
Difference: 3.2 (13%)

Core Speed

Core i7-4790 3.6 GHz
FX-8140 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.4 (13%)


Core i7-4790 8
FX-8140 8
Difference: 0 (0%)


FX-8140 95 Watts
Core i7-4790 84 Watts
Difference: 11 (13%)

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Model Core i7-4790 FX-8140
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Haswell Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 3.2 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 4 8/4
Total Threads 8 8
Turbo 2/3/4/4 3.6
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 8 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 4600
TDP 84 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 1150 AM3+
Released 2014-05-01 2012