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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-990X 8320 points
FX-8150 6130 points
Difference: 2190 (36%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-990X 42 GT/s
FX-8150 28.8 GT/s
Difference: 13.2 (46%)

Core Speed

FX-8150 3.6 GHz
Core i7-990X 3.5 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)

Threads

Core i7-990X 12
FX-8150 8
Difference: 4 (50%)

TDP

Core i7-990X 130 Watts
FX-8150 125 Watts
Difference: 5 (4%)

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Model Core i7-990X FX-8150
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Westmere Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 6 8/4
Total Threads 12 8
Turbo 1/1/1/1/2/2 3.9
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 4 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 12 MB 8 MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 130 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1366 AM3+
Released 2011-02-01 2011-10-12
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Core i7-990X

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FX-8150

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