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Intel Core i7 8700K vs AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Ryzen 9 5900X 88.8 GT/s
Core i7 8700K 44.4 GT/s
Difference: 44.4 (100%)

Core Speed

Core i7 8700K 3.7 GHz
Ryzen 9 5900X 3.7 GHz
Difference: 0 (0%)


Ryzen 9 5900X 24
Core i7 8700K 12
Difference: 12 (100%)


Ryzen 9 5900X 105 Watts
Core i7 8700K 65 Watts
Difference: 40 (62%)

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Model Core i7 8700K Ryzen 9 5900X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Coffee Lake Vermeer
Core Speed 3.7 GHz 3.7 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 12
Total Threads 12 24
Turbo 4.7 GHz 4.8
L2 Cache 12 x 512 KB
L3 Cache 12MB 32 MB
GPU Model UHD 630
TDP 65 Watts 105 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 AM4
Released August 2017 November 2020