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Intel Core i7-12700KF vs Core i7-5960X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i7-12700KF 72 GT/s
Core i7-5960X 48 GT/s
Difference: 24 (50%)

Core Speed

Core i7-12700KF 3.6 GHz
Core i7-5960X 3.0 GHz
Difference: 0.6 (20%)


Core i7-12700KF 20
Core i7-5960X 16
Difference: 4 (25%)


Core i7-5960X 140 Watts
Core i7-12700KF 125 Watts
Difference: 15 (12%)

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Model Core i7-12700KF Core i7-5960X
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Alder Lake Haswell-E
Core Speed 3.6 GHz 3.0 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 12 8
Total Threads 20 16
Turbo 5.0 3/3/3/3/3/3/5/5
L2 Cache 12MB 8 x 256 KB
L3 Cache 25MB 20 MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 125 Watts 140 Watts
Socket FC-LGA1700 LGA 2011-3
Released November 2021 2014-08-01