Intel Core i9 13900K vs AMD Ryzen 9 7900X

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 3.0 GHz Intel Core i9 13900K 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.

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 13900K
Advantages of Intel Core i9 13900K
  • 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
  • Has 28 MB larger L3 cache size
  • 4% higher Turbo Boost frequency (5.6 GHz vs 5.4 GHz)

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
2279
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
39470
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
60270
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
24358
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Specifications

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

General

Vendor Intel AMD
Released September 27, 2022 September 29, 2022
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Raptor Lake Zen 4 (Raphael)
Model number i9-13900K -
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 770 Radeon Graphics (Ryzen 7000)

CPU

Performance Cores
P-Cores 8 12
P-Threads 16 24
Base Frequency (P) 3.0 GHz 4.7 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 5.4 GHz 5.6 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 16 -
E-Threads 16 -
Base Frequency (E) 2.2 GHz -
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 4.3 GHz -
Total
Total Cores 24 12
Total Threads 32 24
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 30x 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 Yes Yes

Package

Transistors - 13.1 billions
Fabrication process 10 nm 5 nm
Socket LGA-1700 AM5
TDP 125 W 170 W
Max. Boost TDP 253 W 230 W
Peak temperature 100°C 95°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 770 Radeon Graphics (Ryzen 7000)
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 1500 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1650 MHz 2200 MHz
Shading Units 256 128
TMUs 16 8
ROPs 8 4
Execution Units 32 2
TGP 15 W 15 W
iGPU FLOPS
0.78 TFLOPS
0.54 TFLOPS

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

Misc

Official site Intel Core i9 13900K official page 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 i9 13900K?
Avatar
Matt 04 October 2022 05:26
SO...... did intel lie about their 5.8 turbo? Or are you?
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