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Intel Core i7 8700K vs AMD Ryzen 5 3600X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 5 3600X 45.6 GT/s
Core i7 8700K 44.4 GT/s
Difference: 1.2 (3%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 3600X 3.8 GHz
Core i7 8700K 3.7 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)


Core i7 8700K 12
Ryzen 5 3600X 12
Difference: 0 (0%)


Ryzen 5 3600X 95 Watts
Core i7 8700K 65 Watts
Difference: 30 (46%)

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Model Core i7 8700K Ryzen 5 3600X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Coffee Lake Zen 2
Core Speed 3.7 GHz 3.8 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 6 6
Total Threads 12 12
Turbo 4.7 GHz 4.4
L2 Cache 512kb per core
L3 Cache 12MB 32mb
GPU Model UHD 630
TDP 65 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 AM4
Released August 2017 July 2019