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Intel Core i7-5960X vs AMD FX-4170

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-5960X 48 GT/s
FX-4170 16.8 GT/s
Difference: 31.2 (186%)

Core Speed

FX-4170 4.2 GHz
Core i7-5960X 3.0 GHz
Difference: 1.2 (40%)

Threads

Core i7-5960X 16
FX-4170 4
Difference: 12 (300%)

TDP

Core i7-5960X 140 Watts
FX-4170 125 Watts
Difference: 15 (12%)

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Model Core i7-5960X FX-4170
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Haswell-E Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.0 GHz 4.2 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 8 4/2
Total Threads 16 4
Turbo 3/3/3/3/3/3/5/5 4.3
L2 Cache 8 x 256 KB 2 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 20 MB 8 MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 140 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 2011-3 AM3+
Released 2014-08-01 2012-02-25
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Core i7-5960X

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FX-4170

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