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Intel Core i7-980 vs AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 5 1600X 43.2 GT/s
Core i7-980 39.6 GT/s
Difference: 3.6 (9%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 1600X 3.6 GHz
Core i7-980 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (9%)


Core i7-980 12
Ryzen 5 1600X 12
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i7-980 130 Watts
Ryzen 5 1600X 95 Watts
Difference: 35 (37%)

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Model Core i7-980 Ryzen 5 1600X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Westmere 14nm
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 6
Total Threads 12 12
Turbo 1/1/1/1/2/2 4.0 GHz
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 3MB
L3 Cache 12 MB 16MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 130 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 1366 AM4
Released 2011-06-01 April 2017