Intel Core i5-10500 vs Intel Core i7-5960X

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Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 1200 Intel Socket 2011-3
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 14 nm 22 nm
Transistors unknown 2,600 million
Die size unknown 356 mm²
Package FC-LGA1200
tCaseMax 72°C
tJMax 100°C


Frequency 3.1 GHz 3 GHz
Turbo clock up to 4.5 GHz up to 3.5 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 31.0x 30.0x
Multiplier unlocked No No
TDP 65 W 140 W
PL1 65 W
PL2 134 W
FP32 883.2 GFLOPS

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Desktop
Production status Active Active
Release date Apr 30th, 2020 Sep 1st, 2014
Codename Comet Lake Haswell-E
Generation Core i5 Core i7
Part SRH3A SR20Q
Memory support DDR4-2666 MHz Dual-channel DDR4
ECC memory No No
PCI Express Gen 3, 16 Lanes(CPU only) Gen 2


Total Cores 6 8
Total Threads 12 16
SMP # CPUs 1 1
Integrated graphics UHD Graphics 630


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 256K (per core) 256K (per core)
Cache L3 12MB (shared) 20MB (shared)

Features & Technologies

AES-NI Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
AVX2 Yes Yes
BMI1 Yes Yes
BMI2 Yes Yes
Boost 2.0 Yes
EIST Yes Yes
F16C Yes Yes
FMA3 Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
RdRand Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
TBT 2.0 Yes
TSX Yes Yes
TXT Yes Yes
VT-d Yes Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes


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