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Intel Core i5-2320 vs Core i7-990X

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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i7-990X 8320 points
Core i5-2320 5070 points
Difference: 3250 (64%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-990X 42 GT/s
Core i5-2320 12 GT/s
Difference: 30 (250%)

Core Speed

Core i7-990X 3.5 GHz
Core i5-2320 3.0 GHz
Difference: 0.5 (17%)


Core i7-990X 12
Core i5-2320 4
Difference: 8 (200%)


Core i7-990X 130 Watts
Core i5-2320 95 Watts
Difference: 35 (37%)

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Model Core i5-2320 Core i7-990X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Sandy Bridge Westmere
Core Speed 3.0 GHz 3.5 GHz
Hyperthreading No Yes
Cores / Modules 4 6
Total Threads 4 12
Turbo 1/2/2/3 1/1/1/1/2/2
L2 Cache 4 x 256 KB 6 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 6 MB 12 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 2000 N/A
TDP 95 Watts 130 Watts
Socket LGA 1155 LGA 1366
Released 2011-09-01 2011-02-01