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Intel Core i7-3930K
AMD Athlon II X4 641
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Top 78%467 points
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Intel Core i7-3930K
AMD Athlon II X4 641
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Intel Core i7-3930K vs AMD Athlon II X4 641: 28 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

1.71x faster CPU clock speed.
6 x 3.2GHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 32 x 3GHz
4 x 2.8GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 2933MHz
1866MHz

3. CPU threads

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

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 12nm
32nm

5. L2 cache

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

6. L1 cache

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

7. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
12078
Intel Xeon W-2195: 26470
3468

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.
Intel Core i7-3930K
AMD Athlon II X4 641
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.
130W
Intel Atom E3805: 3W
100W

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
1MB/core

11. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Core i7-3930K
AMD Athlon II X4 641
79% have it

12. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2018)
15685
Intel Core i7-6950X: 51251
5427

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.
Intel Core i7-3930K
AMD Athlon II X4 641
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.
Intel Core i7-3930K
AMD Athlon II X4 641
88% have it

15. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel Core i7-3930K
AMD Athlon II X4 641
94% have it

16. memory channels

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

17. 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 i7-3930K
AMD Athlon II X4 641
57% have it

18. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
2270 million
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2970WX: 9600 million
1178 million

19. 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.
2
Intel Core i9-7920X: 44
2

20. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
1949
Intel Core i3-7350K: 2625
991

21. PassMark result (overclocked)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU when it is overclocked.
14362
Intel Core i7-5960X: 18948
3690

22. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Intel Core i7-3930K
AMD Athlon II X4 641
94% have it

23. performance per watt

This means the CPU is more efficient, giving a greater amount of performance for each watt of power used.
121
Intel Core i5-7200U: 553.3
54

24. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i7-3930K
AMD Athlon II X4 641
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
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX: 4.2
4

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