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CPU Architecture The smaller CPU, the better performance

14 nm

7 nm

Cores The more Cores, the more tasks CPU can perform at the same time

4

16

Threads Threads are not physical cores, but they help with multitasking

4

32

CPU Clock The higher the clock, the more instructions CPU can execute per second

3.3 GHz

6% higher

3.5 GHz

CPU Turbo Clock CPU turbo clock helps to squeeze more performance by increasing base clock

3.9 GHz

17% higher

4.7 GHz

Cache CPU stores copies of the frequently used data to the cache for faster execution

6 MB

64 MB

DDR3 Type of memory CPU supports

Yes

No

DDR4 Type of memory CPU supports

Yes

Yes

Memory Bandwidth The more bandwidth, the faster data is transfered between CPU and RAM

34.1 GB/s

28% faster

47.6 GB/s

Maximum Memory The maximum amount of memory CPU can support

64 GB

128 GB

Generation

6

0

Socket

1151

AM4

Thermal Design Power Typical power consumption of the Central Processing Unit
38% lower

65 Watts

105 Watts

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PROS 8
  • CPU architecture size is 50% bigger
  • 75% more physical cores
  • 88% more logical cores
  • Clock speed is 6% higher
  • Turbo clock speed is 17% higher
  • 91% bigger processor cache memory
  • Memory bandwidth is 28% faster
  • Maximium memory is 50% more
CONS 1
  • Power consumption is 38% higher
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