Intel Core i5 13400 vs AMD Ryzen 5 5600

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5 13400 with 10-cores against the 3.5 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 5600 with 6-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
Multi-Core Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of power consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating
The "iGPU" and "Power Efficiency" have a minor impact on the NanoReview Score when comparing desktop CPUs.

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 5600 and 13400
Advantages of Intel Core i5 13400
  • Newer - released 10-months later
  • Has 4 more physical cores
  • Around 29.12 GB/s (61%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • Newer PCI Express version – 5.0
  • 19% faster in a single-core Geekbench v6 test - 2477 vs 2087 points
  • Includes an integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 730
  • More than 10° C higher critical temperature
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.5 GHz vs 4.4 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 5600
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • Has 12288 KB larger L3 cache size
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 10 nanometers
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Test in Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs across various tasks

Cinebench R23

Reputable cross-platform benchmark for high-performance processors
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1782
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
15860
10628

GeekBench v6

The new version of this benchmark emulates common operations often used in real-world apps
Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
2477
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
11219
File compression 765.5 MB/sec 998.5 MB/sec
Clang compilation 87.2 Klines/sec 64.8 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 245.7 pages/sec 183.9 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 344.2 Mpixels/sec 241.5 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 249.4 pages/sec 208.3 pages/sec
Background blur 54.9 images/sec 45.8 images/sec
Photo processing 92.8 images/sec 69.6 images/sec
Ray tracing 20.3 Mpixels/sec 15.2 Mpixels/sec
Sources: GeekBench [1], [2]

PassMark

Synthetic test that focuses on raw computational performance for low-level functions
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
3713
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
25341
21618
Integer math 81.3 GOps/sec 69.7 GOps/sec
Floating point math 61.6 GOps/sec 38.9 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 81M Primes/sec 131M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 33.6M Strings/sec 26.4M Strings/sec
Data encryption 17 GBytes/sec 15.6 GBytes/sec
Data compression 319 MBytes/sec 251.2 MBytes/sec
Physics 1346 Frames/sec 1300 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 20B Matrices/sec 16.7B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]

Value for money

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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i5 13400 and AMD Ryzen 5 5600

General

Vendor Intel AMD
Released January 3, 2023 March 15, 2022
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake Zen 3 (Vermeer)
Model number i5-13400 -
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 730 No

CPU

Performance Cores
P-Cores 6 6
P-Threads 12 12
Base Frequency (P) 2.5 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.5 GHz 4.4 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 4 -
E-Threads 4 -
Base Frequency (E) 1.8 GHz -
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 3.4 GHz -
Total
Total Cores 10 6
Total Threads 16 12
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 25x 35x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 20MB (shared) 32MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No Yes

Package

Fabrication process 10 nm 7 nm
TDP (PL1) 65 W 65 W
Max. Boost TDP (PL2) 154 W -
Socket LGA-1700 AM4
Peak temperature 100°C 90°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 730 -
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1550 MHz -
Shading Units 192 -
TMUs 48 -
ROPs 24 -
Execution Units 24 -
TGP 15 W -
Max. Resolution 3840x2160 - 60 Hz -
iGPU FLOPS
0.35 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR5-4800
- DDR4-3200
- DDR4-3200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s 47.68 GB/s
ECC Support No Yes

Misc

Official site Intel Core i5 13400 official page AMD Ryzen 5 5600 official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 24

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 5600 or Intel Core i5 13400?
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