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Intel Core i7-5960X vs AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1500

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-5960X 48 GT/s
Ryzen 5 PRO 1500 28 GT/s
Difference: 20 (71%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 PRO 1500 3.5 GHz
Core i7-5960X 3.0 GHz
Difference: 0.5 (17%)

Threads

Core i7-5960X 16
Ryzen 5 PRO 1500 8
Difference: 8 (100%)

TDP

Core i7-5960X 140 Watts
Ryzen 5 PRO 1500 65 Watts
Difference: 75 (115%)

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Model Core i7-5960X Ryzen 5 PRO 1500
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Haswell-E Zen
Core Speed 3.0 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 8 4
Total Threads 16 8
Turbo 3/3/3/3/3/3/5/5 3.7
L2 Cache 8 x 256 KB 4 x 512KB
L3 Cache 20 MB 16MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 140 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 2011-3 AM4
Released 2014-08-01 June 2017
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Core i7-5960X

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