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Intel Core i7-4790S vs AMD FX-8120

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-4790S 25.6 GT/s
FX-8120 24.8 GT/s
Difference: 0.8 (3%)

Core Speed

Core i7-4790S 3.2 GHz
FX-8120 3.1 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)


Core i7-4790S 8
FX-8120 8
Difference: 0 (0%)


FX-8120 125 Watts
Core i7-4790S 65 Watts
Difference: 60 (92%)

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Model Core i7-4790S FX-8120
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Haswell Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.2 GHz 3.1 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 4 8/4
Total Threads 8 8
Turbo 4/5/7/8 3.4
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 4 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 8 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 4600
TDP 65 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1150 AM3+
Released May 2014[7] 2011-10-12