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Intel Core i7-970 vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 5 2600X 43.2 GT/s
Core i7-970 38.4 GT/s
Difference: 4.8 (13%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 2600X 3.6 GHz
Core i7-970 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.4 (13%)

Threads

Core i7-970 12
Ryzen 5 2600X 12
Difference: 0 (0%)

TDP

Core i7-970 130 Watts
Ryzen 5 2600X 95 Watts
Difference: 35 (37%)

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Core i7-970

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Model Core i7-970 Ryzen 5 2600X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Westmere Zen
Core Speed 3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 6 6
Total Threads 12 12
Turbo 1/1/1/1/2/2 4.2
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 6 x 256KB
L3 Cache 12 MB 16MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 130 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 1366 AM4
Released 2010-07-01 April 2018
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Core i7-970

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Ryzen 5 2600X

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