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Intel Core i7 8559U vs Core i7-970

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-970 38.4 GT/s
Core i7 8559U 21.6 GT/s
Difference: 16.8 (78%)

Core Speed

Core i7-970 3.2 GHz
Core i7 8559U 2.7 GHz
Difference: 0.5 (19%)


Core i7-970 12
Core i7 8559U 8
Difference: 4 (50%)


Core i7-970 130 Watts
Core i7 8559U 28 Watts
Difference: 102 (364%)

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Model Core i7 8559U Core i7-970
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Coffee Lake Westmere
Core Speed 2.7 GHz 3.2 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 8 12
Turbo 4.5 GHz 1/1/1/1/2/2
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 8MB 12 MB
GPU Model Iris Plus 655 N/A
TDP 28 Watts 130 Watts
Socket LGA 1366
Released August 2017 2010-07-01