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Intel Core i7-12700K vs AMD FX-8170

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-12700K 72 GT/s
FX-8170 31.2 GT/s
Difference: 40.8 (131%)

Core Speed

FX-8170 3.9 GHz
Core i7-12700K 3.6 GHz
Difference: 0.3 (8%)


Core i7-12700K 20
FX-8170 8
Difference: 12 (150%)


Core i7-12700K 125 Watts
FX-8170 125 Watts
Difference: 0 (0%)

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Model Core i7-12700K FX-8170
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Alder Lake Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 3.9 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 12 8/4
Total Threads 20 8
Turbo 5.0 4.2
L2 Cache 12MB 4 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 25MB 8 MB
GPU Model UHD Graphics 770
TDP 125 Watts 125 Watts
Socket FC-LGA1700 AM3+
Released November 2021 2012