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Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz vs AMD FX-8100 Eight-Core

The values for the CPUs below are determined from thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and are updated daily.

×Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz×AMD FX-8100 Eight-Core+ ADD
Price$103.991$128.861
Socket TypeLGA1366AM3+
CPU ClassDesktopDesktop
Clockspeed2.9 GHz2.8 GHz
Turbo SpeedUp to 3.2 GHzUp to 3.7 GHz
# of Physical Cores4 (Threads: 8)8 (in 4 physical modules)
Max TDP130W95W
Yearly Running Cost$23.73$17.34
First Seen on ChartQ4 2008Q1 2012
# of Samples26841
Cross-Platform Rating99938981
Single Thread Rating13491094
CPU Mark30753847
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CPU Mark Rating
As of 1st of March 2021 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz
3,075
AMD FX-8100 Eight-Core
3,847
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 1st of March 2021 - Higher results represent better value
Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz
29.57
AMD FX-8100 Eight-Core
29.86
CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 1st of March 2021 - Higher results represent better performance
Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHz
1,349
AMD FX-8100 Eight-Core
1,094

Estimated Energy Usage Cost
Estimated Energy Adjustable Values
Average hours of use per dayAverage CPU Utilization (0-100%)1Power cost, $ per kWh2
1Average user usage is typically low and can vary from task to task. An estimate load 25% is nominal.
2Typical power costs vary around the world. Check your last power bill for details. Values of $0.15 to $0.45 per kWh are typical.
Intel Core i7-940 @ 2.93GHzAMD FX-8100 Eight-Core
Max TDP130W95W
Power consumption per day (kWh)NANA
Running cost per dayNANA
Power consumption per year (kWh)NANA
Running cost per yearNANA
Shown CPU power usage is based on linear interpolation of Max TDP (i.e. max load). Actual CPU power profile may vary.