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Intel Core i7-4960X vs AMD FX-8140

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-4960X 43.2 GT/s
FX-8140 25.6 GT/s
Difference: 17.6 (69%)

Core Speed

Core i7-4960X 3.6 GHz
FX-8140 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.4 (13%)


Core i7-4960X 12
FX-8140 8
Difference: 4 (50%)


Core i7-4960X 130 Watts
FX-8140 95 Watts
Difference: 35 (37%)

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Model Core i7-4960X FX-8140
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Ivy Bridge-E Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 3.2 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 6 8/4
Total Threads 12 8
Turbo 1/1/2/3/3/4 3.6
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 4 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 2012