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AMD A6 6400K vs Intel Core 2 Duo E8500

AMD A6 6400K Cpu
AMD A6 6400K
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 Cpu
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
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Full Comparison

General

AMD A6 6400KAMD A6 6400K
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
Processor socketFM2LGA 775
Component forPC
N/A
Operating modes64-bit
N/A

Processor

AMD A6 6400KAMD A6 6400K
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
Clock speed3.9 GHz3.16 GHz
Number of cores22
Thermal Design Power (TDP)65.0 W65.0 W
Processor lithography0.0 in0.0 in
Bus speed
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1333.0 MHz

Memory

AMD A6 6400KAMD A6 6400K
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
Cache1 MB6 MB
Cache typeL2
N/A
Memory clock speeds supported by processor1866.0 MHz
N/A
Memory types supported by processorDDR3 SDRAM
N/A

Thermals

AMD A6 6400KAMD A6 6400K
Intel Core 2 Duo E8500Intel Core 2 Duo E8500
Thermal specification158.0 °F162.32 °F

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