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Intel Core i7-5960X vs AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 7 2700X 59.2 GT/s
Core i7-5960X 48 GT/s
Difference: 11.2 (23%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 7 2700X 3.7 GHz
Core i7-5960X 3.0 GHz
Difference: 0.7 (23%)

Threads

Core i7-5960X 16
Ryzen 7 2700X 16
Difference: 0 (0%)

TDP

Core i7-5960X 140 Watts
Ryzen 7 2700X 105 Watts
Difference: 35 (33%)

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Model Core i7-5960X Ryzen 7 2700X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Haswell-E Zen
Core Speed 3.0 GHz 3.7 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 8 8
Total Threads 16 16
Turbo 3/3/3/3/3/3/5/5 4.3
L2 Cache 8 x 256 KB 8 x 256KB
L3 Cache 20 MB 16MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 140 Watts 105 Watts
Socket LGA 2011-3 AM4
Released 2014-08-01 April 2018
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