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Intel Core i5-11600K vs Core i7-5960X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-5960X 48 GT/s
Core i5-11600K 46.8 GT/s
Difference: 1.2 (3%)

Core Speed

Core i5-11600K 3.9 GHz
Core i7-5960X 3.0 GHz
Difference: 0.9 (30%)


Core i7-5960X 16
Core i5-11600K 12
Difference: 4 (33%)


Core i7-5960X 140 Watts
Core i5-11600K 125 Watts
Difference: 15 (12%)

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Model Core i5-11600K Core i7-5960X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Rocket Lake Haswell-E
Core Speed 3.9 GHz 3.0 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 8
Total Threads 12 16
Turbo 4.9 3/3/3/3/3/3/5/5
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 8 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 12MB 20 MB
GPU Model UHD Graphics 750 N/A
TDP 125 Watts 140 Watts
Socket LGA 1200 LGA 2011-3
Released March 2021 2014-08-01