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Intel Core i7-5930K vs Core i9-12900

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9-12900 57.6 GT/s
Core i7-5930K 42 GT/s
Difference: 15.6 (37%)

Core Speed

Core i7-5930K 3.5 GHz
Core i9-12900 2.4 GHz
Difference: 1.1 (46%)


Core i9-12900 24
Core i7-5930K 12
Difference: 12 (100%)


Core i7-5930K 140 Watts
Core i9-12900 65 Watts
Difference: 75 (115%)

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Model Core i7-5930K Core i9-12900
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Haswell-E Alder Lake-S
Core Speed 3.5 GHz 2.4 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 16
Total Threads 12 24
Turbo 1/1/1/1/2/2 5.1
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 16 x 1.25MB
L3 Cache 15 MB 30 MB
GPU Model N/A UHD Graphics 770
TDP 140 Watts 65 Watts
Socket LGA 2011-3 Socket 1700
Released 2014-08-01 January 2022