AMD Ryzen 5 4500 vs Intel Core i5-12500TE

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AMD Ryzen 5 4500 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-12500TE
AMD Ryzen 5 4500 Intel Core i5-12500TE

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 5 4500 or Intel Core i5-12500TE - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD Ryzen 5 4500 has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.10 GHz. Up to 32 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 5 4500 was released in Q2/2022.

The Intel Core i5-12500TE has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.30 GHz. The CPU supports up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-12500TE was released in Q1/2022.
AMD Ryzen 5 (84) Family Intel Core i5 (331)
AMD Ryzen 4000G (22) CPU group Intel Core i 12000 (34)
3 Generation 12
Renoir (Zen 2) Architecture Alder Lake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor Intel Core i5-13500TE

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 5 4500 is a 6 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.60 GHz (4.10 GHz). The Intel Core i5-12500TE has 6 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 1.90 GHz (4.30 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 5 4500 Characteristic Intel Core i5-12500TE
6 Cores 6
12 Threads 12
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No
3.60 GHz Frequency 1.90 GHz
4.10 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.30 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.00 GHz

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

AMD Ryzen 5 4500 Characteristic Intel Core i5-12500TE
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

no iGPU GPU Intel UHD Graphics 770
GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 1.45 GHz
-- GPU Generation 11
Technology 10 nm
Max. displays 3
-- Compute units 32
-- Shader 256
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
-- DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

no iGPU GPU Intel UHD Graphics 770
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 Decode
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen 5 4500 supports a maximum of 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-12500TE can connect up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

AMD Ryzen 5 4500 Characteristic Intel Core i5-12500TE
DDR4-3200 Memory DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
32 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
51.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
3.00 MB L2 Cache 7.50 MB
8.00 MB L3 Cache 18.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 5.0
12 PCIe lanes 20
11.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 78.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The AMD Ryzen 5 4500 has a TDP of 65 W, that of the Intel Core i5-12500TE is 35 W.

AMD Ryzen 5 4500 Characteristic Intel Core i5-12500TE
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 35 W
-- TDP (PL2) 74 W
-- TDP up --
45 W TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 5 4500 has a 11.00 MB cache, while the Intel Core i5-12500TE cache has a total of 25.50 MB.

AMD Ryzen 5 4500 Characteristic Intel Core i5-12500TE
7 nm Technology 10 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+
AM4 (PGA 1331) Socket LGA 1700
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q2/2022 Release date Q1/2022
129 $ Release price 205 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 0 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 5 4500 (0%)
Intel Core i5-12500TE (0%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 5 4500 (97%)
Intel Core i5-12500TE (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500 AMD Ryzen 5 4500
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
16220 (97%)
Intel Core i5-12500TE Intel Core i5-12500TE
6C 12T @ 3.00 GHz
16785 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500 AMD Ryzen 5 4500
6C 12T @ 4.10 GHz
1182 (100%)
Intel Core i5-12500TE Intel Core i5-12500TE
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500 AMD Ryzen 5 4500
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
6432 (100%)
Intel Core i5-12500TE Intel Core i5-12500TE
6C 12T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500 AMD Ryzen 5 4500
6C 12T @ 4.10 GHz
1529 (100%)
Intel Core i5-12500TE Intel Core i5-12500TE
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500 AMD Ryzen 5 4500
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
4891 (100%)
Intel Core i5-12500TE Intel Core i5-12500TE
6C 12T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD Ryzen 5 4500 AMD Ryzen 5 4500
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-12500TE Intel Core i5-12500TE
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.45 GHz
742 (100%)

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