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Intel Core i7-5960X vs AMD Ryzen 9 7950X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 9 7950X 144 GT/s
Core i7-5960X 48 GT/s
Difference: 96 (200%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 9 7950X 4.5 GHz
Core i7-5960X 3.0 GHz
Difference: 1.5 (50%)


Ryzen 9 7950X 32
Core i7-5960X 16
Difference: 16 (100%)


Ryzen 9 7950X 170 Watts
Core i7-5960X 140 Watts
Difference: 30 (21%)

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Model Core i7-5960X Ryzen 9 7950X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Haswell-E Raphael
Core Speed 3.0 GHz 4.5 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 8 16
Total Threads 16 32
Turbo 3/3/3/3/3/3/5/5 5.7
L2 Cache 8 x 256 KB 1MB
L3 Cache 20 MB 64MB
GPU Model N/A Radeon Graphics
TDP 140 Watts 170 Watts
Socket LGA 2011-3 AM5
Released 2014-08-01 September 2022