AMD Ryzen 9 5950X vs Intel Core i9-10850K

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 16 / Nov 2020
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
Intel Core i9-10850K
Intel Socket 1200DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 10 / Jul 2020
Intel Core i9-10850K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
    124%
  • Intel Core i9-10850K
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
    124%
  • Intel Core i9-10850K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

Much higher single threaded performance (around 24% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
Around 24% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i9-10850K

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Ryzen 9 5950X.

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 9 5950X

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


Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XIntel Core i9-10850K
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
TVB

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XIntel Core i9-10850K
ArchitectureAMD Zen 3vsIntel_Cometlake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4-3200 MHz Dual-channelvsDDR4-2933 MHz Dual-channel
CodenameVermeervsComet Lake
Release DateNov 2020vsJul 2020

Cores

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XIntel Core i9-10850K
Cores16vs10
Threads32vs20
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsUHD Graphics 630

Cache

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XIntel Core i9-10850K
L1 Cache64K (per core)vs64K (per core)
L2 Cache512K (per core)vs256K (per core)
L3 Cache64MBvs20MB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XIntel Core i9-10850K
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1200
Max Case Temp95°Cvs72°C
PackagevsFC-LGA1200
Die Sizeunknownvs206mm²
Process7 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 9 5950XIntel Core i9-10850K
Cpu Frequency3400 MHzvs3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4900 MHzvs5200 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
VoltageN/AvsN/A
TDP105 Wvs125 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
    5880 points
  • Intel Core i9-10850K
    6240 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
    79641 points
  • Intel Core i9-10850K
    51840 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 9 5950X
    274
  • Intel Core i9-10850K (simulated)
    220.75

points - higher is better