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AMD Phenom II X4 965
Intel Core i7-4960X
Top 69%654 points
Top 69%
Top 23%1,626 points
Top 23%
AMD Phenom II X4 965
Intel Core i7-4960X
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AMD Phenom II X4 965 vs Intel Core i7-4960X: 34 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

1.59x faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 3.4GHz
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 Threadripper 2990WX: 2933MHz
1866MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 64
12

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
45nm
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 12nm
22nm

5. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
2MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB
1.5MB

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
512KB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX: 2250KB
384KB

7. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
4306
Intel Xeon W-2195: 26470
14162

8. 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 Phenom II X4 965
Intel Core i7-4960X
96% have it

9. 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.
125W
Intel Atom E3805: 3W
130W

10. 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

11. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
AMD Phenom II X4 965
Intel Core i7-4960X
79% have it

12. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2018)
6471
Intel Core i7-6950X: 51251
22113

13. Has an unlocked multiplier

Some processors come with an unlocked multiplier which makes them easy to overclock, allowing you to gain increased performance in games and other applications.
AMD Phenom II X4 965
Intel Core i7-4960X
10% have it

14. 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 Phenom II X4 965
Intel Core i7-4960X
88% have it

15. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
6MB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 64MB
15MB

16. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD Phenom II X4 965
Intel Core i7-4960X
94% have it

17. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Atom x5-Z8350: 12.8
4

18. 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 Phenom II X4 965
Intel Core i7-4960X
57% have it

19. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
758 million
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX: 9600 million
1860 million

20. Has Tri-Gate transistors

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.
AMD Phenom II X4 965
Intel Core i7-4960X
32% have it

21. 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

22. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
1195
Intel Core i3-7350K: 2625
2093

23. PassMark result (overclocked)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU when it is overclocked.
4903
Intel Core i7-5960X: 18948
15498

24. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD Phenom II X4 965
Intel Core i7-4960X
94% have it

25. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
AMD Phenom II X4 965
Intel Core i7-4960X
95% have it

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