Intel Core i7-4960X vs. AMD FX-9590

Intel Core i7-4960XAMD FX-9590
3.60 GHzFrequency4.70 GHz
4.00 GHzTurbo (1 Core)5.00 GHz
4.00 GHzTurbo (All Cores)5.00 GHz
6Cores8
YesHyperthreadingNo
YesOverclocking ?Yes
15 MBCache8 MB
Keine integrierte Grafik!GPU
GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation
DirectX Version
3Max. displays0
Execution units
NoCodec h264No
NoCodec JPEGNo
NoCodec h265 8bitNo
NoCodec h265 10bitNo
NoCodec VP8No
NoCodec VP9No
NoCodec VC-1No
NoCodec AVCNo
Ivy Bridge EArchitectureCenturion
DDR3-1866MemoryDDR3-1866
4Memory channels2
NoECCYes
3.0PCIe version
40PCIe lanes
22nmTechnology32nm
LGA 2011SocketAM3+
130WTDP220W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationAMD-V
Q3/2013Release dateQ3/2013
ca. 960 $Market priceca. 270 $


Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-4960XIntel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1.82 (100%)
AMD FX-9590AMD FX-9590
8x 4.70 GHz (5.00 GHz)
1.37 (75%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-4960XIntel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
11.71 (100%)
AMD FX-9590AMD FX-9590
8x 4.70 GHz (5.00 GHz)
8.52 (73%)



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-4960XIntel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
151 (100%)
AMD FX-9590AMD FX-9590
8x 4.70 GHz (5.00 GHz)
114 (75%)



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-4960XIntel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1092 (100%)
AMD FX-9590AMD FX-9590
8x 4.70 GHz (5.00 GHz)
713 (65%)




Passmark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Core i7-4960XIntel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
14313 (100%)
AMD FX-9590AMD FX-9590
8x 4.70 GHz (5.00 GHz)
10465 (73%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-4960XIntel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
3460 (100%)
AMD FX-9590AMD FX-9590
8x 4.70 GHz (5.00 GHz)
2587 (75%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-4960XIntel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
20120 (100%)
AMD FX-9590AMD FX-9590
8x 4.70 GHz (5.00 GHz)
13110 (65%)



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