Intel Core i5 11260H vs AMD Ryzen 5 4600H

We compared two 6-core laptop CPUs: the 2.1-2.6 GHz Intel Core i5 11260H against the 3.0 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 4600H. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 4600H and 11260H
Advantages of Intel Core i5 11260H
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • Newer - released 1-year and 4-months later
  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
  • 25% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1371 vs 1095 points
  • Consumes up to 17% less energy than the Ryzen 5 4600H – 45 vs 54 Watt
  • 10% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.4 GHz vs 4 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 10 nanometers
  • Around 17.07 GB/s (33%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1393
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
8918
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
2931
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
15054
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1371
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i5 11260H and AMD Ryzen 5 4600H

General

Vendor Intel AMD
Released May 11, 2021 January 6, 2020
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Tiger Lake H45 Zen 2
Model number i5-11260H -
Socket BGA-1787 FP6
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics for 11th Gen (16 EU) Radeon Vega 6

Performance

Cores 6 6
Threads 12 12
Base Frequency 2.1-2.6 GHz 3.0 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.4 GHz 4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 21-26x 30x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s -
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 32K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 12MB (shared) 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Fabrication process 10 nm 7 nm
TDP 35-45 W 35-54 W
Max. temperature 100°C 105°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics for 11th Gen (16 EU) Radeon Vega 6
GPU Base Clock 350 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1400 MHz 1500 MHz
Shading Units 128 384
TMUs 16 24
ROPs 8 8
Execution Units 16 -
TGP 15 W 15 W
iGPU FLOPS
0.382 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266
Memory Size 128 GB 32 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s 68.27 GB/s
ECC Support No Yes

Misc

Official site Intel Core i5 11260H official page AMD Ryzen 5 4600H official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 16

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