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Intel Core i7-5960X vs Core i7 8559U

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-5960X 48 GT/s
Core i7 8559U 21.6 GT/s
Difference: 26.4 (122%)

Core Speed

Core i7-5960X 3.0 GHz
Core i7 8559U 2.7 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (11%)


Core i7-5960X 16
Core i7 8559U 8
Difference: 8 (100%)


Core i7-5960X 140 Watts
Core i7 8559U 28 Watts
Difference: 112 (400%)

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Model Core i7-5960X Core i7 8559U
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Haswell-E Coffee Lake
Core Speed 3.0 GHz 2.7 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
L3 Cache 20 MB 8MB
GPU Model N/A Iris Plus 655
TDP 140 Watts 28 Watts
Socket LGA 2011-3
Released 2014-08-01 August 2017