AMD Athlon 64 X2 FX-60 vs Intel Core i7-5820K

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Games supported 96%
Intel Core i7-5820K
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AMD Athlon 64 X2 FX-60
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Games supported 96%

General info

Comparing Core i7-5820K and Athlon 64 X2 FX-60 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating767773
Value for money3.42no data
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
Seriesno data2x Athlon 64 (Desktop)
Architecture codenameHaswell-E (2014)Toledo (2006)
Release date1 September 2014
(8 years old)
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Launch price (MSRP)$410no data
Current price$184 (0.4x MSRP)no data
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Technical specs

Core i7-5820K and Athlon 64 X2 FX-60 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores6 (Hexa-Core)2 (Dual-core)
Threads122
Base clock speed3.3 GHzno data
Boost clock speed3.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Bus supportno data1000 MHz
L1 cache64 KB (per core)no data
L2 cache256 KB (per core)no data
L3 cache15 MB (shared)no data
Chip lithography22 nm90 nm
Die size356 mm2no data
Maximum core temperature67 °Cno data
Number of transistors2,600 millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier+no data

Compatibility

Information on Core i7-5820K and Athlon 64 X2 FX-60 compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1no data
SocketFCLGA2011-3no data
Thermal design power (TDP)140 Watt110 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-5820K and Athlon 64 X2 FX-60. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2no data
AES-NI+no data
AVX+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.0no data
Hyper-Threading Technology+no data
TSX+no data
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data
Smart Response+no data
Demand Based Switching-no data

Security technologies

Core i7-5820K and Athlon 64 X2 FX-60 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+no data
EDB+no data
Identity Protection+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-5820K and Athlon 64 X2 FX-60 are enumerated here.

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EPT+no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i7-5820K and Athlon 64 X2 FX-60. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4no data
Maximum memory size64 GBno data
Max memory channels4no data
Maximum memory bandwidth68 GB/sno data
ECC memory support-no data

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-5820K and Athlon 64 X2 FX-60.

PCIe version3.0no data
PCI Express lanes28no data

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i7-5820K and Athlon 64 X2 FX-60. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 79 Mh/s no data

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 7.92 7.87
Boost clock speed 3600 2600
Base clock speed 3300 0
Chip lithography 22 nm 90 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 140 Watt 110 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

Intel Core i7-5820K
Core i7-5820K

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AMD Athlon 64 X2 FX-60
Athlon 64 X2 FX-60

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Competitors of Core i7-5820K by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i7-5820K by AMD is Athlon 64 X2 FX-60, which is slower by 1% and lower by 6 positions in our rating.

AMD Athlon 64 X2 FX-60 Athlon 64 X2 FX-60
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Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i7-5820K:

Ryzen 3 4300G 112.25
FX-9590 103.66
Core i7-5820K 100

Competitors of Athlon 64 X2 FX-60 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon 64 X2 FX-60 by Intel is Core i5-9500, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

Intel Core i5-9500 Core i5 9500
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Here are some closest Intel rivals to Athlon 64 X2 FX-60:

Core i7-5820K 100.64
Core i7-7740X 100.51
Core i5-9500 100.13
Athlon 64 X2 FX-60 100
Core i5-8500 98.09

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