AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs Intel Core i7-10700K

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3700 MHz / Cores: 6 / Nov 2020
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
Intel Core i7-10700K
Intel Socket 1200DESKTOP
3800 MHz / Cores: 8 / Apr 2020
Intel Core i7-10700K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    119%
  • Intel Core i7-10700K
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    119%
  • Intel Core i7-10700K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

19% higher single threaded performance.
60 watts lower power draw.
Around 19% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-10700K

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i7-10700K

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i7-10700K

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 5 5600XIntel Core i7-10700K
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4A
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AES
AVX
AVX2
BMI1
BMI2
SHA
F16C
FMA3
AMD64
EVP
AMD-V
SMAP
SMEP
SMT
Precision Boost 2
XFR 2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
ABM
ADX
RdRand
TBT 2.0
TBT 3.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 5 5600XIntel Core i7-10700K
ArchitectureAMD Zen 3vsIntel_Cometlake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4-3200 MHz Dual-channelvsDDR4-2933 MHz Dual-channel
CodenameVermeervsComet Lake
Release DateNov 2020vsApr 2020

Cores

AMD Ryzen 5 5600XIntel Core i7-10700K
Cores6vs8
Threads12vs16
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsUHD Graphics 630

Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 5600XIntel Core i7-10700K
L1 Cache64K (per core)vs64K (per core)
L2 Cache512K (per core)vs256K (per core)
L3 Cache32MBvs16MB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 5 5600XIntel Core i7-10700K
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1200
Max Case Temp95°Cvs72°C
PackagevsFC-LGA1200
Die Sizeunknownvsunknown
Process7 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 5600XIntel Core i7-10700K
Cpu Frequency3700 MHzvs3800 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4600 MHzvs5100 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
VoltageN/AvsN/A
TDP65 Wvs125 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    5520 points
  • Intel Core i7-10700K
    6120 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    32500 points
  • Intel Core i7-10700K
    43776 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X (simulated)
    260.67
  • Intel Core i7-10700K
    218

points - higher is better