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AMD Opteron 6140
Intel Core i7-4960X
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AMD Opteron 6140
Intel Core i7-4960X
Top specs and features

AMD Opteron 6140 vs Intel Core i7-4960X: 23 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

3.85% faster CPU clock speed.
8 x 2.6GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 32 x 3GHz
6 x 3.6GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1333MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X: 2933MHz
1866MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
8
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 64
12

4. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
4MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB
1.5MB

5. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
1024KB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX: 2250KB
384KB

6. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
AMD Opteron 6140
Intel Core i7-4960X
97% have it

7. thermal design power (TDP)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
115W
Intel Atom E3805: 3W
130W

8. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
0.5MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.5MB/core
0.25MB/core

9. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
AMD Opteron 6140
Intel Core i7-4960X
79% have it

10. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
12MB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 64MB
15MB

11. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
AMD Opteron 6140
Intel Core i7-4960X
88% have it

12. Uses hyperthreading technology

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.
AMD Opteron 6140
Intel Core i7-4960X
57% have it

13. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD Opteron 6140
Intel Core i7-4960X
94% have it

14. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1.5MB/core
Intel Core i9-7960X: 22MB/core
2.5MB/core

15. Has Tri-Gate transistors

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.
AMD Opteron 6140
Intel Core i7-4960X
32% have it

16. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD Opteron 6140
Intel Core i7-4960X
94% have it

17. SSE version

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.
4
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X: 4.2
4.2

18. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD Opteron 6140
Intel Core i7-4960X
95% have it

19. Has AVX

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.
AMD Opteron 6140
Intel Core i7-4960X
79% have it

20. Has RdRand

RdRand is an instruction set used for cryptography.
AMD Opteron 6140
Intel Core i7-4960X
23% have it

21. Supports ECC memory

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.
AMD Opteron 6140
Intel Core i7-4960X
43% have it

22. height

12.5mm shorter.
50mm
Samsung Exynos 5 Dual: 11mm
37.5mm

23. width

12.5mm narrower.
50mm
Samsung Exynos 5 Dual: 11mm
37.5mm

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