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Intel Core i7-5960X vs AMD FX-8100

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-5960X 48 GT/s
FX-8100 22.4 GT/s
Difference: 25.6 (114%)

Core Speed

Core i7-5960X 3.0 GHz
FX-8100 2.8 GHz
Difference: 0.2 (7%)


Core i7-5960X 16
FX-8100 8
Difference: 8 (100%)


Core i7-5960X 140 Watts
FX-8100 95 Watts
Difference: 45 (47%)

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Model Core i7-5960X FX-8100
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Haswell-E Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.0 GHz 2.8 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 8 8/4
Total Threads 16 8
Turbo 3/3/3/3/3/3/5/5 3.1
L2 Cache 8 x 256 KB 4 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 20 MB 8 MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 140 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 2011-3 AM3+
Released 2014-08-01 2011-10-30