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Intel Core i7-5960X vs Core i7-7700K

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-5960X 14620 points
Core i7-7700K 13880 points
Difference: 740 (5%)

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-5960X 48 GT/s
Core i7-7700K 33.6 GT/s
Difference: 14.4 (43%)

Core Speed

Core i7-7700K 4.2 GHz
Core i7-5960X 3.0 GHz
Difference: 1.2 (40%)

Threads

Core i7-5960X 16
Core i7-7700K 8
Difference: 8 (100%)

TDP

Core i7-5960X 140 Watts
Core i7-7700K 91 Watts
Difference: 49 (54%)

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Model Core i7-5960X Core i7-7700K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Haswell-E Kaby Lake-S (14 nm)
Core Speed 3.0 GHz 4.2 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 8 4
Total Threads 16 8
Turbo 3/3/3/3/3/3/5/5 4.5 GHz
L2 Cache 8 x 256 KB 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 20 MB 8 MB
GPU Model N/A HD Graphics 630
TDP 140 Watts 91 Watts
Socket LGA 2011-3 LGA 1151
Released 2014-08-01 January 2017

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