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Intel Core i3-4330
Intel Core i7-3960X
Top 37%2,569 points
Top 37%
Top 15%3,464 points
Top 15%
Intel Core i3-4330
Intel Core i7-3960X
Top specs and features

Intel Core i3-4330 vs Intel Core i7-3960X: 32 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

2.83x faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 3.5GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 32 x 3GHz
6 x 3.3GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X: 2933MHz
1600MHz

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.
22nm
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X: 12nm
32nm

5. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
0.5MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB
1.5MB

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
128KB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX: 2250KB
384KB

7. 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.
Intel Core i3-4330
Intel Core i7-3960X
97% have it

8. 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.
54W
Intel Atom E3805: 3W
130W

9. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Intel Core i3-4330
Intel Core i7-3960X
56% have it

10. L2 core

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

11. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Core i3-4330
Intel Core i7-3960X
79% have it

12. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2018)
0
Intel Core i7-6950X: 51251
16241

13. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
4MB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 64MB
15MB

14. 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.
Intel Core i3-4330
Intel Core i7-3960X
11% have it

15. 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.
Intel Core i3-4330
Intel Core i7-3960X
88% have it

16. 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.
Intel Core i3-4330
Intel Core i7-3960X
57% have it

17. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Core i3-4330
Intel Core i7-3960X
94% have it

18. L3 core

More data can be stored in the L3 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
2MB/core
Intel Core i9-7960X: 22MB/core
2.5MB/core

19. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
1400 million
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX: 9600 million
2270 million

20. Has Tri-Gate transistors

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.
Intel Core i3-4330
Intel Core i7-3960X
32% have it

21. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
3
Intel Core i9-7920X: 44
2

22. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Intel Core i3-4330
Intel Core i7-3960X
94% have it

23. OpenGL version

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
4
Intel Core i5-9600K: 4.5
3

24. 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.
4.2
Intel Core i5-9600K: 4.2
4.2

25. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i3-4330
Intel Core i7-3960X
95% have it

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