Intel Core i9 13900K vs AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 3.0 GHz Intel Core i9 13900K with 24-cores against the 3.4 GHz AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D 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 5800X3D and 13900K
Advantages of Intel Core i9 13900K
  • Has 16 more physical cores
  • Newer - released 6-months later
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • Around 41.92 GB/s (88%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • 40% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 2286 vs 1633 points
  • Newer PCI Express version – 5.0
  • 20% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.4 GHz vs 4.5 GHz)
  • Includes an integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 770
  • More than 10° C higher critical temperature
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
  • Has 60 MB larger L3 cache size
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 10 nanometers


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Full technical specification of Intel Core i9 13900K and AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D


Vendor Intel AMD
Released September 27, 2022 March 15, 2022
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake Zen 3 (Vermeer)
Model number i9-13900K -
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 770 No


Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 8
P-Threads 16 16
Base Frequency (P) 3.0 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.4 GHz 4.5 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 16 -
E-Threads 16 -
Base Frequency (E) 2.2 GHz -
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 4.3 GHz -
Total Cores 24 8
Total Threads 32 16
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 30x 34x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 36MB (shared) 96MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes No


Fabrication process 10 nm 7 nm
Socket LGA-1700 AM4
TDP 125 W 105 W
Max. Boost TDP 253 W -
Peak temperature 100°C 90°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 770 -
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1650 MHz -
Shading Units 256 -
TMUs 16 -
ROPs 8 -
Execution Units 32 -
TGP 15 W -

Memory Support

Memory types DDR5-5600, DDR4-3200 DDR4-3200, DDR4-2933, DDR4-2667
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 89.6 GB/s 47.68 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes


Official site Intel Core i9 13900K official page AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D official page
PCI Express Version 5.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 20

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So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D or Intel Core i9 13900K?
Nogintimofei 24 October 2022 19:44
I think 5800x3d was created mainly for games and Intel was created more for work tasks.
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