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Intel Core i7-970 vs AMD Ryzen 5 1600

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Ryzen 5 1600 15140 points
Core i7-970 7520 points
Difference: 7620 (101%)

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-970 38.4 GT/s
Ryzen 5 1600 38.4 GT/s
Difference: 0 (0%)

Core Speed

Core i7-970 3.2 GHz
Ryzen 5 1600 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0 (0%)

Threads

Core i7-970 12
Ryzen 5 1600 12
Difference: 0 (0%)

TDP

Core i7-970 130 Watts
Ryzen 5 1600 65 Watts
Difference: 65 (100%)

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Core i7-970

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Model Core i7-970 Ryzen 5 1600
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Westmere 14nm
Core Speed 3.2 GHz 3.2 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 6
Total Threads 12 12
Turbo 1/1/1/1/2/2 3.6 GHz
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 3MB
L3 Cache 12 MB 16MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 130 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 1366 AM4
Released 2010-07-01 April 2017
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Core i7-970

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Ryzen 5 1600

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