Intel Core i7 13620H vs i5 13500H

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7 13620H with 10-cores against the 2.6 GHz i5 13500H with 12-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
Multi-Core Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of power consumption
Integrated Graphics
iGPU capabilities for gaming and 3D-intensive tasks
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 13500H and 13620H
Advantages of Intel Core i7 13620H
  • Has 6144 KB larger L3 cache size
  • 4% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.9 GHz vs 4.7 GHz)
Advantages of Intel Core i5 13500H
  • Has 2 more physical cores

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)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

GeekBench v6

The new version of this benchmark emulates common operations often used in real-world apps
Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
File compression 1080 MB/sec 1070 MB/sec
Clang compilation 93 Klines/sec 72.8 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 297.9 pages/sec 245 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 345.2 Mpixels/sec 331.8 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 251.6 pages/sec 240.2 pages/sec
Background blur 54 images/sec 50.3 images/sec
Photo processing 97.8 images/sec 106.9 images/sec
Ray tracing 20.5 Mpixels/sec 19.6 Mpixels/sec
Sources: GeekBench [1], [2]


Synthetic test that focuses on raw computational performance for low-level functions
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Integer math 88.6 GOps/sec 77.8 GOps/sec
Floating point math 66 GOps/sec 56.5 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 116M Primes/sec 79M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 33M Strings/sec 30.9M Strings/sec
Data encryption 17.4 GBytes/sec 16.5 GBytes/sec
Data compression 312.2 MBytes/sec 279.7 MBytes/sec
Physics 1931 Frames/sec 1404 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 19.4B Matrices/sec 16.3B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]


Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 13620H and i5 13500H


Vendor Intel Intel
Released January 3, 2023 January 3, 2023
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake Raptor Lake
Model number i7-13620H i5-13500H
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics (64EU) Iris Xe Graphics (80EU)


Performance Cores
P-Cores 6 4
P-Threads 12 8
Base Frequency (P) 2.4 GHz 2.6 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.9 GHz 4.7 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 4 8
E-Threads 4 8
Base Frequency (E) 1.8 GHz 1.9 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 3.6 GHz 3.5 GHz
Total Cores 10 12
Total Threads 16 16
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 24x 26x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 2MB (per core)
L3 Cache 24MB (shared) 18MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
TDP (PL1) 35-45 W (configurable) 35-45 W (configurable)
Max. Boost TDP (PL2) 115 W 95 W
Socket BGA-1744 BGA-1744
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics (64EU) Intel Iris Xe Graphics (80EU)
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1500 MHz 1450 MHz
Shading Units 512 640
TMUs 32 40
ROPs 16 20
Execution Units 64 80
TGP 45 W 15 W

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR5-5200
- DDR4-3200
- LPDDR5-5200
- LPDDR5x-5200
- LPDDR4x-4267
- DDR5-5200
- DDR4-3200
- LPDDR5-6400
- LPDDR5x-6400
- LPDDR4x-4267
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i7 13620H official page Intel Core i5 13500H official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 28 28

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So which CPU will you choose: Intel Core i5 13500H or i7 13620H?