Intel Core i7-3970X vs. AMD A8-7670K

Intel Core i7-3970X CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A8-7670K
Intel Core i7-3970XAMD A8-7670K
3.50 GHzFrequency3.60 GHz
4.00 GHzTurbo (1 Core)3.90 GHz
4.00 GHzTurbo (All Cores)3.90 GHz
6Cores4
YesHyperthreadingNo
YesOverclocking ?Yes
normalCore architecturenormal
GPUAMD Radeon R7 - 384 (Kaveri)
GPU frequency0.76 GHz
GPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation6
Technology28 nm
DirectX Version12
Max. displays2
Execution units6
Shader384
Max. Memory2 GB
NoCodec h264Decode
NoCodec h265 / HEVC (8 bit)No
NoCodec h265 / HEVC (10 bit)No
NoCodec VP8No
NoCodec VP9No
NoCodec AV1No
NoCodec VC-1Decode
NoCodec AVCDecode
NoCodec JPEGDecode / Encode
Sandy Bridge EArchitectureKaveri Refresh
DDR3-1600MemoryDDR3-2133
4Memory channels2
Max. Memory
NoECCYes
15.00 MBL3 Cache4.00 MB
PCIe version3.0
PCIe lanes16
32 nmTechnology28nm
x86-64 (64 bit)Instruction set (ISA)x86-64 (64 bit)
LGA 2011SocketFM2+
150WTDP (PL1)95W
YesAES-NIYes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-dVirtualizationAMD-V
Q4/2012Release dateQ2/2015
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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 i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
135 (100%)
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AMD A8-7670K AMD A8-7670K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
66 (49%)
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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 i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1065 (100%)
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AMD A8-7670K AMD A8-7670K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
250 (23%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

Intel Core i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
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0 (0%)
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AMD A8-7670K AMD A8-7670K
AMD Radeon R7 - 384 (Kaveri) @ 0.76 GHz
581 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
801 (100%)
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AMD A8-7670K AMD A8-7670K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
4981 (100%)
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AMD A8-7670K AMD A8-7670K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
3350 (100%)
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AMD A8-7670K AMD A8-7670K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
2124 (63%)
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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 i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
19425 (100%)
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AMD A8-7670K AMD A8-7670K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
6343 (33%)
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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 i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1.61 (100%)
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AMD A8-7670K AMD A8-7670K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
1.04 (65%)
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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 i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
10.12 (100%)
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AMD A8-7670K AMD A8-7670K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
3.33 (33%)
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Estimated results for 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 i7-3970X Intel Core i7-3970X
6x 3.50 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
12790 (100%)
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AMD A8-7670K AMD A8-7670K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
4682 (37%)
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