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Intel Core i7-980X vs AMD FX-6100

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-980X 7930 points
FX-6100 4280 points
Difference: 3650 (85%)

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-980X 39.6 GT/s
FX-6100 19.8 GT/s
Difference: 19.8 (100%)

Core Speed

Core i7-980X 3.3 GHz
FX-6100 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i7-980X 12
FX-6100 6
Difference: 6 (100%)


Core i7-980X 130 Watts
FX-6100 95 Watts
Difference: 35 (37%)

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Model Core i7-980X FX-6100
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Westmere Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.3 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 6 6/3
Total Threads 12 6
Turbo 1/1/1/1/2/2 3.6
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 3 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 12 MB 8 MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 130 Watts 95 Watts
Socket LGA 1366 AM3+
Released 2010-03-01 2011-10-12