Intel Core i9 13900F vs AMD Ryzen 9 7900X

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 2.0 GHz Intel Core i9 13900F with 24-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.


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 7900X and 13900F
Advantages of Intel Core i9 13900F
  • Has 12 more physical cores
  • Around 16.2 GB/s (22%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
  • More modern manufacturing process – 5 versus 10 nanometers
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • Has 28672 KB larger L3 cache size
  • Includes an integrated GPU Radeon Graphics (Ryzen 7000)
  • 8% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.6 GHz vs 5.2 GHz)
  • 11% faster in a single-core Geekbench v6 test - 3113 vs 2812 points

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 1300 MB/sec 1790 MB/sec
Clang compilation 180.9 Klines/sec 178.4 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 416.3 pages/sec 337.9 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 510.9 Mpixels/sec 472.1 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 295.9 pages/sec 313.2 pages/sec
Background blur 49.3 images/sec 77.6 images/sec
Photo processing 126.3 images/sec 123.5 images/sec
Ray tracing 41 Mpixels/sec 39.3 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 199.7 GOps/sec 171.8 GOps/sec
Floating point math 141.5 GOps/sec 105.1 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 203M Primes/sec 382M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 79.1M Strings/sec 78.1M Strings/sec
Data encryption 41.9 GBytes/sec 37.7 GBytes/sec
Data compression 698.5 MBytes/sec 639.9 MBytes/sec
Physics 2637 Frames/sec 3077 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 40.8B Matrices/sec 48B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]

Value for money

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Full technical specification of Intel Core i9 13900F and AMD Ryzen 9 7900X


Vendor Intel AMD
Released January 3, 2023 September 29, 2022
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake Zen 4 (Raphael)
Model number i9-13900F -
Integrated GPU No Radeon Graphics (Ryzen 7000)


Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 12
P-Threads 16 24
Base Frequency (P) 2.0 GHz 4.7 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.2 GHz 5.6 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 16 -
E-Threads 16 -
Base Frequency (E) 1.5 GHz -
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 4.2 GHz -
Total Cores 24 12
Total Threads 32 24
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 20x 47x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 1MB (per core)
L3 Cache 36MB (shared) 64MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No Yes


Transistors - 13.1 billions
Fabrication process 10 nm 5 nm
TDP (PL1) 65 W 170 W
Max. Boost TDP (PL2) 219 W 230 W
Socket LGA-1700 AM5
Peak temperature 100°C 95°C


Integrated Graphics - Radeon Graphics (Ryzen 7000)
GPU Base Clock - 1500 MHz
GPU Boost Clock - 2200 MHz
Shading Units - 448
TMUs - 8
ROPs - 4
Execution Units - 2
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 73.4 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes


Official site Intel Core i9 13900F official page AMD Ryzen 9 7900X official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 5.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 28

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