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Intel Core i7-980 vs AMD Ryzen 5 1500X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-980 39.6 GT/s
Ryzen 5 1500X 28 GT/s
Difference: 11.6 (41%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5 GHz
Core i7-980 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.2 (6%)

Threads

Core i7-980 12
Ryzen 5 1500X 8
Difference: 4 (50%)

TDP

Core i7-980 130 Watts
Ryzen 5 1500X 65 Watts
Difference: 65 (100%)

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Model Core i7-980 Ryzen 5 1500X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Westmere 14nm
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 4
Total Threads 12 8
Turbo 1/1/1/1/2/2 3.7 GHz
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 2MB
L3 Cache 12 MB 16MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 130 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 1366 AM4
Released 2011-06-01 April 2017
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