Intel Core i5 12500H vs AMD Ryzen 7 5800H

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5 12500H with 12-cores against the 3.2 GHz AMD Ryzen 7 5800H with 8-cores. 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 5800H and 12500H
Advantages of Intel Core i5 12500H
  • Newer - released 1-year later
  • Has 4 more physical cores
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
  • Has 2 MB larger L3 cache size
  • 12% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1622 vs 1454 points
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.5 GHz vs 4.4 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 10 nanometers

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1712
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
12336
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
3563
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
21950
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1636
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
10244
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i5 12500H and AMD Ryzen 7 5800H

General

Vendor Intel AMD
Released January 4, 2022 January 12, 2021
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Alder Lake Zen 3 (Cezanne)
Model number i5-12500H -
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics (80EU) Radeon RX Vega 8

CPU

Performance Cores
P-Cores 4 8
P-Threads 8 16
Base Frequency (P) 2.5 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.5 GHz 4.4 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 8 -
E-Threads 8 -
Base Frequency (E) 1.8 GHz -
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 3.3 GHz -
Total
Total Cores 12 8
Total Threads 16 16
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 25x 32x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 18MB (shared) 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Package

Fabrication process 10 nm 7 nm
Socket BGA-1744 FP6
TDP 35-45 W (configurable) 35-54 W (configurable)
Max. Boost TDP 95 W -
Peak temperature 100°C 105°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics (80EU) Radeon RX Vega 8
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1300 MHz 2000 MHz
Shading Units 640 512
TMUs 40 32
ROPs 20 8
Execution Units 80 -
TGP 15 W 15 W
iGPU FLOPS
1.41 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200, LPDDR5-5200, LPDDR4x-4267 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth - 68.27 GB/s
ECC Support No Yes

Misc

Official site Intel Core i5 12500H official page AMD Ryzen 7 5800H official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 28 16

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 7 5800H or Intel Core i5 12500H?
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Parkash 28 November 2022 15:21
Is it true ?? 12500h better than 5800h? Voh, intel crushed amd in its own style.
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Stranger 11 December 2022 14:22
There is a 1-year gap between releases, now i5 12th should be compared with 6800h which have the same release date.
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Sebastian 30 December 2022 08:05
Stranger, No, 6800h should be compared with 12700h
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