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Intel Core i5-11600K vs Core i7-3960X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i5-11600K 46.8 GT/s
Core i7-3960X 39.6 GT/s
Difference: 7.2 (18%)

Core Speed

Core i5-11600K 3.9 GHz
Core i7-3960X 3.3 GHz
Difference: 0.6 (18%)


Core i5-11600K 12
Core i7-3960X 12
Difference: 0 (0%)


Core i7-3960X 130 Watts
Core i5-11600K 125 Watts
Difference: 5 (4%)

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Model Core i5-11600K Core i7-3960X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Rocket Lake Sandy Bridge-E
Core Speed 3.9 GHz 3.3 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 6
Total Threads 12 12
Turbo 4.9 3/3/4/5/6/6
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 12MB 15 MB
GPU Model UHD Graphics 750 N/A
TDP 125 Watts 130 Watts
Socket LGA 1200 LGA 2011
Released March 2021 2011-11-01