Intel Core i7 13700 vs AMD Ryzen 9 7900X

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 2.1 GHz Intel Core i7 13700 with 16-cores against the 4.7 GHz AMD Ryzen 9 7900X with 12-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Please note that the tests on the i7 13700 are done on engineering sample provided by our insiders. The data will be more accurate after we get the final version of this CPU.

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 7900X and 13700
Advantages of Intel Core i7 13700
  • Consumes up to 62% less energy than the Ryzen 9 7900X – 65 vs 170 Watt
  • Has 4 more physical cores
  • Around 3.4 GB/s (5%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
  • More modern manufacturing process – 5 versus 10 nanometers
  • Unlocked multiplier

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
52456
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 13700 and AMD Ryzen 9 7900X

General

Vendor Intel AMD
Released October 1, 2022 September 29, 2022
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake-S Raphael
Model number i7-13700 -
Socket LGA-1700 AM5
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 770 Radeon Graphics

Performance

Cores 16 12
Threads 24 24
Base Frequency 2.1 GHz 4.7 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency - 5.6 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 21x 47x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 1MB (per core)
L3 Cache - 64MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No Yes

Power

Transistors - 6.57 billions
Fabrication process 10 nm 5 nm
TDP 65 W 170 W
Max. temperature 100°C 95°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 770 AMD Radeon Graphics
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1550 MHz 2200 MHz
Shading Units 256 -
TMUs 16 -
ROPs 8 -
Execution Units 32 -
TGP 15 W -
iGPU FLOPS
0.78 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200 DDR5-5200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s 73.4 GB/s
ECC Support - Yes

Misc

Official site - AMD Ryzen 9 7900X official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 28

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 9 7900X or Intel Core i7 13700?
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