Intel Core i7-4960X vs AMD FX-4300

Intel Core i7-4960X
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AMD FX-4300
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Intel Core i7-4960X
AMD FX-4300
Key Differences Key Differences Intel Core i7-4960X AMD FX-4300
Cores 6 4
CPU Threads 12 4
Base Clock Speed 3.6GHz 3.8GHz
Turbo Clock Speed Not Known 4GHz
Has integrated graphics No No
Performance per watt 39.5 66.0
Performance Performance Intel Core i7-4960X AMD FX-4300
CPU Speed & Cores 6 x 3.6GHz 4 x 3.8GHz
Number of CPU Threads 12 4
L2 Cache Size 1.5MB 4MB
L3 Cache Size 15MB 4MB
L1 Cache Size 384KB 192KB
L2 Core 0.25MB/core 1MB/core
L3 Core 2.5MB/core 1MB/core
Clock Multiplier 36 Not Known
Turbo Boost Tech Version 2 Not Known
Turbo Boost Frequency Not Known 4GHz
Does it have an unlocked multiplier No Yes
Uses ARM big.LITTLE tech No No
Uses ARM HMP No No
Turbo Core Tech Version Not Known 3
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Features Features Intel Core i7-4960X AMD FX-4300
Has AES Support Yes Yes
Supports CPU Throttling Yes Yes
Supported SSE Version 4.2 4.2
Has AVX Support Yes Yes
Has MMX Tech Support Yes Yes
Has Multithreading Tech Support Yes No
Has NX Processor Bit Support Yes Yes
Has F16C Support No Yes
Supports ARM TrustZone Tech No No
Has FMA4 Instructions Support No Yes
Has FMA3 Instructions Support No Yes
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Miscellaneous Miscellaneous Intel Core i7-4960X AMD FX-4300
Geekbench Score 22113 6319
Cinebench 10 Score 38726 12960
Cinebench 11.5 Score 12 3.24
SysMark 2012 Score 238 128
DivX encoding Score 18.7s 41.8s
CPU Data Work Score 340 156
Cinebench 11.5 Score (Single Thread) 1.69 1.04
Cinebench 10 Score (Single Thread) 7026 4143
Media Creation Score 191 126
Web Dev Score 257 94
3D Modelling Score 330 136
X264 HD Score (Pass 2) 23.1FPS 7.39FPS
Office Productivity Score 176 128
X264 HD Score (Pass 1) 112.63FPS 34.4FPS
System Management Score 188 137
Handbrake Encoding Score 303s Yes
Height 37.5mm 40mm
Width Size 37.5mm 40mm
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General info General info Intel Core i7-4960X AMD FX-4300
Has 64-bit Support Yes Yes
Semiconductor Size 22nm 32nm
TDP (Thermal Design Point) 130W 95W
Transistor Count 1860 million 1200 million
Width Size 37.5mm 40mm
Height 37.5mm 40mm
Does it have Integrated Graphics No No
PCI Express Version Not Known 2
Supports Power Optimized L2 Cache No No
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Memory Memory Intel Core i7-4960X AMD FX-4300
RAM Memory Speed 1866MHz 1866MHz
Max Memory Bandwidth 59.7GB/s 21GB/s
Max Memory Channels 4 2
Supported Memory Size 64GB Not Known
Bus Bandwidth 5GT/s 5.4GT/s
ECC (Error-Correcting Code) Memory Support No No
DDR Type Memory Version 3 Not Known
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Benchmarks Benchmarks Intel Core i7-4960X AMD FX-4300
PassMark Score 9628 4820
PassMark Score (Single Thread) 1996 1403
Geekbench 5 Score (Multi-Thread) 5131 Not Known
Geekbench 5 Score (Single Thread) 861 Not Known
Blender Score (Classroom) 1433.4seconds Not Known
Blender Score (bmw27) 454.6seconds Not Known
PassMark Score (Overclocked) 11468 5447
CPU Performance (Per Watt) 39.5 66.0
Power Consumption Under High Load Not Known 135.8W
Standard Power Consumption Not Known 73.3W
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