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Intel Core i7-4960X vs Core i7-980X

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-4960X 13260 points
Core i7-980X 7930 points
Difference: 5330 (67%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-4960X 43.2 GT/s
Core i7-980X 39.6 GT/s
Difference: 3.6 (9%)

Core Speed

Core i7-4960X 3.6 GHz
Core i7-980X 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (9%)


Core i7-4960X 12
Core i7-980X 12
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i7-4960X 130 Watts
Core i7-980X 130 Watts
Difference: 0 (0%)

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Model Core i7-4960X Core i7-980X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Ivy Bridge-E Westmere
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 3.3 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 6
Total Threads 12 12
Turbo 1/1/2/3/3/4 1/1/1/1/2/2
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 15 MB 12 MB
GPU Model N/A N/A
TDP 130 Watts 130 Watts
Socket LGA 2011 LGA 1366
Released 2013-09-01 2010-03-01