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Intel Core i9-12900 vs AMD Ryzen 5 3600X

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Combined Speed (all threads combined)

Core i9-12900 57.6 GT/s
Ryzen 5 3600X 45.6 GT/s
Difference: 12 (26%)

Core Speed

Ryzen 5 3600X 3.8 GHz
Core i9-12900 2.4 GHz
Difference: 1.4 (58%)


Core i9-12900 24
Ryzen 5 3600X 12
Difference: 12 (100%)


Ryzen 5 3600X 95 Watts
Core i9-12900 65 Watts
Difference: 30 (46%)

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Model Core i9-12900 Ryzen 5 3600X
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Alder Lake-S Zen 2
Core Speed 2.4 GHz 3.8 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 16 6
Total Threads 24 12
Turbo 5.1 4.4
L2 Cache 16 x 1.25MB 512kb per core
L3 Cache 30 MB 32mb
GPU Model UHD Graphics 770
TDP 65 Watts 95 Watts
Socket Socket 1700 AM4
Released January 2022 July 2019