Intel Core i5 13600K vs AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 3.5 GHz Intel Core i5 13600K with 14-cores against the 3.8 GHz AMD Ryzen 7 5800X 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 5800X and 13600K
Advantages of Intel Core i5 13600K
  • Newer - released 2-years later
  • Around 41.92 GB/s (88%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • Has 6 more physical cores
  • Newer PCI Express version – 5.0
  • 24% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 2015 vs 1626 points
  • Includes an integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 770
  • More than 10° C higher critical temperature
  • 9% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.1 GHz vs 4.7 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 10 nanometers
  • Has 8 MB larger L3 cache size

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
2015
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
23417
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
4217
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
38749
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
2026
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
16332
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i5 13600K and AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

General

Vendor Intel AMD
Released September 27, 2022 October 8, 2020
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake Zen 3 (Vermeer)
Model number i5-13600K -
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 770 No

CPU

Performance Cores
P-Cores 6 8
P-Threads 12 16
Base Frequency (P) 3.5 GHz 3.8 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.1 GHz 4.7 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 8 -
E-Threads 8 -
Base Frequency (E) 2.6 GHz -
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 3.9 GHz -
Total
Total Cores 14 8
Total Threads 20 16
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 35x 38x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 24MB (shared) 32MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes

Package

Transistors - 4.15 billions
Fabrication process 10 nm 7 nm
Socket LGA-1700 AM4
TDP 125 W 105 W
Max. Boost TDP 181 W -
Peak temperature 100°C 90°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 770 -
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1500 MHz -
Shading Units 256 -
TMUs 16 -
ROPs 8 -
Execution Units 32 -
TGP 15 W -
iGPU FLOPS
0.78 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types DDR5-5600, DDR4-3200 DDR4-3200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 89.6 GB/s 47.68 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes

Misc

Official site Intel Core i5 13600K official page AMD Ryzen 7 5800X official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 20

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X or Intel Core i5 13600K?