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Intel Core i7-5960X vs Core i9 9900K

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9 9900K 57.6 GT/s
Core i7-5960X 48 GT/s
Difference: 9.6 (20%)

Core Speed

Core i9 9900K 3.6 GHz
Core i7-5960X 3.0 GHz
Difference: 0.6 (20%)


Core i7-5960X 16
Core i9 9900K 16
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i7-5960X 140 Watts
Core i9 9900K 95 Watts
Difference: 45 (47%)

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Model Core i7-5960X Core i9 9900K
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Haswell-E Coffee Lake-S
Core Speed 3.0 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 8 8
Total Threads 16 16
Turbo 3/3/3/3/3/3/5/5 5.0
L2 Cache 8 x 256 KB 8 x 256KB
L3 Cache 20 MB 16MB
GPU Model N/A UHD Graphics 630
TDP 140 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 2011-3 LGA 1151
Released 2014-08-01 October 2018