Intel Core i5 13600K vs AMD Ryzen 7 7700X

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 3.5 GHz Intel Core i5 13600K with 14-cores against the 4.5 GHz AMD Ryzen 7 7700X with 8-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
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 7700X and 13600K
Advantages of Intel Core i5 13600K
  • Has 6 more physical cores
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 7700X
  • More modern manufacturing process – 5 versus 10 nanometers
  • Has 16 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Consumes up to 16% less energy than the Core i5 13600K – 105 vs 125 Watt
  • 6% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.4 GHz vs 5.1 GHz)
  • 12% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 2209 vs 1980 points


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Full technical specification of Intel Core i5 13600K and AMD Ryzen 7 7700X


Vendor Intel AMD
Released September 27, 2022 September 29, 2022
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake-S Raphael
Model number i5-13600K -
Socket LGA-1700 AM5
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 770 Radeon Graphics


Cores 14 8
Threads 20 16
Base Frequency 3.5 GHz 4.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 5.1 GHz 5.4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 35x 45x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 1MB (per core)
L3 Cache 24MB (shared) 40MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes


Transistors - 6.57 billions
Fabrication process 10 nm 5 nm
TDP 125 W 105 W
Max. temperature 100°C 95°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 770 AMD Radeon Graphics
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1500 MHz 2200 MHz
Shading Units 256 -
TMUs 16 -
ROPs 8 -
Execution Units 32 -
TGP 15 W -

Memory support

Memory types DDR5-5600, DDR4-3200 DDR5-5200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 89.6 GB/s -
ECC Support Yes -


Official site Intel Core i5 13600K official page AMD Ryzen 7 7700X official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 24

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So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 7 7700X or Intel Core i5 13600K?
Ahmet 13 August 2022 00:50
I think the 13600k's ​​competitor is the 7700 because they're the same price.
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Bruh 30 September 2022 07:42
Wdym? The 13600k is $329.99 and the 7700x is $399.99. It's supposed to compete with the 7600x. If you wanted an even closer competition, the 13600kf is $309.99 and is only $10 more than the 7600x.
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