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Intel Core i7-4960X vs AMD FX-4100

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-4960X 13260 points
FX-4100 3310 points
Difference: 9950 (301%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-4960X 43.2 GT/s
FX-4100 14.4 GT/s
Difference: 28.8 (200%)

Core Speed

Core i7-4960X 3.6 GHz
FX-4100 3.6 GHz
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i7-4960X 12
FX-4100 4
Difference: 8 (200%)


Core i7-4960X 130 Watts
FX-4100 95 Watts
Difference: 35 (37%)

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Model Core i7-4960X FX-4100
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Ivy Bridge-E Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 6 4/2
Total Threads 12 4
Turbo 1/1/2/3/3/4 3.7
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 2 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 15 MB 8 MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 130 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 2011 AM3+
Released 2013-09-01 2011-10-12