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Intel Core i7-970 vs AMD FX-4170

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-970 38.4 GT/s
FX-4170 16.8 GT/s
Difference: 21.6 (129%)

Core Speed

FX-4170 4.2 GHz
Core i7-970 3.2 GHz
Difference: 1 (31%)


Core i7-970 12
FX-4170 4
Difference: 8 (200%)


Core i7-970 130 Watts
FX-4170 125 Watts
Difference: 5 (4%)

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Model Core i7-970 FX-4170
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Westmere Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.2 GHz 4.2 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 6 4/2
Total Threads 12 4
Turbo 1/1/1/1/2/2 4.3
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 2 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 12 MB 8 MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 130 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1366 AM3+
Released 2010-07-01 2012-02-25