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Intel Core i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
Top 19%1,711 points
Top 19%
Top 1%2,115 points
Top 1%
Top 70%634 points
Top 70%
Intel Core i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
Top specs and features

Intel Core i7-3960X vs Intel Core i7-4770K vs AMD A6-5350M: 30 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

6 x 3.3GHz
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 64 x 1.3GHz
4 x 3.5GHz
2 x 2.9GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
AMD Ryzen 5 2400GE: 2933MHz
1600MHz
1600MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
12
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 64
8
2

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
AMD Ryzen 5 2600: 12nm
22nm
32nm

5. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
1.5MB
Intel Xeon Phi 7235: 32MB
1MB
1MB

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
384KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB
256KB
96KB

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.
130W
Intel Atom E3805: 3W
84W
35W

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 i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
96% have it

9. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Intel Core i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
56% have it

10. turbo clock speed

When the CPU is running below its limitations, it can boost to a higher clock speed in order to give increased performance.
3.9GHz
Intel Core i5-7200U: 3100GHz
3.9GHz
3.5GHz

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
0.5MB/core

12. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel Core i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
78% have it

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 i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
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 i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
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 i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
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
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 i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
57% have it

18. Has Tri-Gate transistors

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.
Intel Core i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
32% have it

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
3
2

20. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Intel Core i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
94% have it

21. Has FMA4

FMA4 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
11% have it

22. Has MMX

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
94% have it

23. Has FMA3

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
43% have it

24. Has F16C

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.
Intel Core i7-3960X
Intel Core i7-4770K
AMD A6-5350M
57% 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 i7-8086K: 4.2
4.2
4.2

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