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Intel Core i7-980 vs Core i9-12900KF

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9-12900KF 76.8 GT/s
Core i7-980 39.6 GT/s
Difference: 37.2 (94%)

Core Speed

Core i7-980 3.3 GHz
Core i9-12900KF 3.2 GHz
Difference: 0.1 (3%)


Core i9-12900KF 24
Core i7-980 12
Difference: 12 (100%)


Core i7-980 130 Watts
Core i9-12900KF 125 Watts
Difference: 5 (4%)

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Model Core i7-980 Core i9-12900KF
Manufacturer Intel Intel
Architecture Westmere Alder Lake-S
Core Speed 3.3 GHz 3.2 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 6 16
Total Threads 12 24
Turbo 1/1/1/1/2/2 5.2
L2 Cache 6 x 256 KB 16 x 1.25MB
L3 Cache 12 MB 30 MB
GPU Model N/A
TDP 130 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1366 Socket 1700
Released 2011-06-01 November 2021