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Top 22%1,642 points
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Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition vs Intel Core i7-4960X: 38 facts in comparison

1. total clock speed

1.8x faster CPU clock speed.
4 x 3GHz
Intel Xeon Platinum 8180: 28 x 2.5GHz
6 x 3.6GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
Intel Xeon Gold 5122: 2670MHz
1866MHz

3. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
8
Intel Xeon Platinum 8176: 56
12

4. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
22nm
AMD Ryzen 7 2700: 14nm
22nm

5. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
1MB
Intel Xeon Platinum 8176: 28MB
1.5MB

6. L1 cache

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

7. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
9820
Intel Core i7-5960X: 16059
14162

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.
55W
Intel Atom Z650: 3W
130W

9. 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 i7-3940XM Extreme Edition
Intel Core i7-4960X
96% have it

10. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition
Intel Core i7-4960X
57% 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. GeekBench result

This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2018)
17010
Intel Core i7-6950X: 51251
22113

13. Has AES

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition
Intel Core i7-4960X
77% have it

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 i7-3940XM Extreme Edition
Intel Core i7-4960X
9% 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 i7-3940XM Extreme Edition
Intel Core i7-4960X
92% have it

16. L3 cache

A larger L3 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
8MB
Intel Xeon E7-8893 v4: 60MB
15MB

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 i7-3940XM Extreme Edition
Intel Core i7-4960X
56% have it

18. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition
Intel Core i7-4960X
94% have it

19. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Xeon Gold 5115: 6
4

20. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
1200 million
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4: 7200 million
1860 million

21. Has Tri-Gate transistors

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.
Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition
Intel Core i7-4960X
34% have it

22. 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

23. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
2054
Intel Core i3-7350K: 2625
2093

24. PassMark result (overclocked)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU when it is overclocked.
10665
Intel Core i7-5960X: 18948
15498

25. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
Intel i7-3940XM Extreme Edition
Intel Core i7-4960X
93% have it

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