Intel Core i7 13700F vs i5 13600K

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 2.1 GHz Intel Core i7 13700F with 16-cores against the 3.5 GHz i5 13600K with 14-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
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 13600K and 13700F
Advantages of Intel Core i7 13700F
  • Has 6144 KB larger L3 cache size
  • Has 2 more physical cores
Advantages of Intel Core i5 13600K
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • Includes an integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 770

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 1360 MB/sec 1420 MB/sec
Clang compilation 142.2 Klines/sec 129.1 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 398 pages/sec 391.4 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 476.5 Mpixels/sec 479.4 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 278.4 pages/sec 268.9 pages/sec
Background blur 69.2 images/sec 69.2 images/sec
Photo processing 134.4 images/sec 148.9 images/sec
Ray tracing 32.4 Mpixels/sec 29.4 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 145.2 GOps/sec 124.2 GOps/sec
Floating point math 104.2 GOps/sec 91.9 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 156M Primes/sec 162M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 54.8M Strings/sec 52.7M Strings/sec
Data encryption 29 GBytes/sec 27.6 GBytes/sec
Data compression 509.8 MBytes/sec 485.5 MBytes/sec
Physics 2115 Frames/sec 2206 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 31B Matrices/sec 29.3B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]

Value for money

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Full technical specification of Intel Core i7 13700F and i5 13600K


Vendor Intel Intel
Released January 3, 2023 September 27, 2022
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake Raptor Lake
Model number i7-13700F i5-13600K
Integrated GPU No UHD Graphics 770


Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 6
P-Threads 16 12
Base Frequency (P) 2.1 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.1 GHz 5.1 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 8 8
E-Threads 8 8
Base Frequency (E) 1.5 GHz 2.6 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 4.1 GHz 3.9 GHz
Total Cores 16 14
Total Threads 24 20
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 21x 35x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 80K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 2MB (per core)
L3 Cache 30MB (shared) 24MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No Yes


Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm
TDP (PL1) 65 W 125 W
Max. Boost TDP (PL2) 219 W 181 W
Socket LGA-1700 LGA-1700
Peak temperature 100°C 100°C


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

Memory Support

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


Official site Intel Core i7 13700F official page Intel Core i5 13600K official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 20

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