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Intel Core i9-12900 vs AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9-12900 57.6 GT/s
Ryzen 5 1600X 43.2 GT/s
Difference: 14.4 (33%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 1600X 3.6 GHz
Core i9-12900 2.4 GHz
Difference: 1.2 (50%)


Core i9-12900 24
Ryzen 5 1600X 12
Difference: 12 (100%)


Ryzen 5 1600X 95 Watts
Core i9-12900 65 Watts
Difference: 30 (46%)

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Model Core i9-12900 Ryzen 5 1600X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Alder Lake-S 14nm
Core Speed 2.4 GHz 3.6 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes Yes
Cores / Modules 16 6
Total Threads 24 12
Turbo 5.1 4.0 GHz
L2 Cache 16 x 1.25MB 3MB
L3 Cache 30 MB 16MB
GPU Model UHD Graphics 770
TDP 65 Watts 95 Watts
Socket Socket 1700 AM4
Released January 2022 April 2017