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Intel Core i3-6100
Intel Core i7-4960X
Top 40%1,255 points
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Top 22%1,613 points
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Intel Core i3-6100
Intel Core i7-4960X
Top specs and features

Intel Core i3-6100 vs Intel Core i7-4960X: 33 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

2.92x faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 3.7GHz
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.
2133MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X: 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.
14nm
AMD Ryzen 5 2500X: 12nm
22nm

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 i3-6100
Intel Core i7-4960X
97% have it

8. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
5494
Intel Xeon W-2195: 26470
14162

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.
51W
Intel Atom E3805: 3W
130W

10. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Intel Core i3-6100
Intel Core i7-4960X
56% have it

11. 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

12. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Core i3-6100
Intel Core i7-4960X
79% have it

13. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
3MB
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 64MB
15MB

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.
Intel Core i3-6100
Intel Core i7-4960X
88% have it

15. 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 i3-6100
Intel Core i7-4960X
57% have it

16. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Core i3-6100
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. 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

19. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
1350 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.
Intel Core i3-6100
Intel Core i7-4960X
32% have it

21. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
2058
Intel Core i3-7350K: 2625
2093

22. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Intel Core i3-6100
Intel Core i7-4960X
94% have it

23. Has F16C

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i3-6100
Intel Core i7-4960X
58% have it

24. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i3-6100
Intel Core i7-4960X
95% have it

25. 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

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