AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs Intel Core i5-11600K

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD Ryzen 5 5600X CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-11600K
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X Intel Core i5-11600K
AMD Ryzen 5 Family Intel Core i5
AMD Ryzen 5000 CPU group Intel Core i 11000
4 Generation 11
Vermeer (Zen 3) Architecture Rocket Lake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X Predecessor Intel Core i5-10600K
-- Successor Intel Core i5-12600K

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

6 Cores 6
12 Threads 12
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.70 GHz Frequency 3.90 GHz
4.60 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.90 GHz
4.30 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.60 GHz

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

no iGPU GPU Intel UHD Graphics 750
GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.30 GHz
GPU Generation 12
Technology 14 nm
Max. displays 3
Execution units 32
Shader 256
Max. GPU Memory
DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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
No Codec AV1 Decode
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR4-3200 Memory DDR4-3200
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 Memory channels 2
51.2 GB/s Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
Yes ECC No
3.00 MB L2 Cache 3.00 MB
32.00 MB L3 Cache 12.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 4.0
20 PCIe lanes 20

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

65 W TDP (PL1) 125 W
-- TDP (PL2) 251 W @ 56 s
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 95 W
95 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

7 nm Technology 14 nm
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, AVX-512
AM4 Socket LGA 1200
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q4/2020 Release date Q1/2021
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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
1593 (100%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
1564 (98%)
Show all Cinebench R23 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
10988 (97%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
11277 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
604 (100%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
598 (99%)
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
4562 (100%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
4320 (95%)
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



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 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
1572 (91%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
1721 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
8420 (100%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
8312 (99%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
624 (100%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
627 (100%)
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core) results



CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
4784 (100%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
4715 (99%)
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core) results



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 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
--
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
Intel UHD Graphics 750 @ 1.30 GHz
666 (100%)
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
157 (98%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
161 (100%)
Show all Blender 3.1 Benchmark results



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 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
22180 (100%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
19755 (89%)
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark

V-Ray is a 3D rendering software from the manufacturer Chaos for designers and artists. Unlike many other render engines, V-Ray is capable of so-called hybrid rendering, in which the CPU and GPU work together at the same time.

However, the CPU benchmark we used (CPU Render Mode) only uses the system's processor. The working memory used plays a major role in the V-Ray benchmark. For our benchmarks we use the fastest RAM standard approved by the manufacturer (without overclocking).

Due to the high compatibility of V-Ray (including Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, Cinema 4D, SketchUp, Unreal Engine and Blender), it is a frequently used software. With V-Ray, for example, photorealistic images can be rendered that laypeople cannot distinguish from normal photos.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
7990 (97%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
8209 (100%)
Show all V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark results



Monero Hashrate kH/s

The crypto currency Monero has been using the RandomX algorithm since November 2019. This PoW (proof of work) algorithm can only efficiently be calculated using a processor (CPU) or a graphics card (GPU). The CryptoNight algorithm was used for Monero until November 2019, but it could be calculated using ASICs. RandomX benefits from a high number of CPU cores, cache and a fast connection of the memory via as many memory channels as possible. Tested with XMRig v6.x under the operation system HiveOS.

To trade Monero you can register with the crypto broker Kraken.com. We've been customers there for a few years now and have been very satisfied so far.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
7 (100%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
4.5 (64%)
Show all Monero Hashrate kH/s results



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
258 (100%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
241 (93%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 3.70 GHz
1970 (100%)
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
1749 (89%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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AMD Ryzen 9 7950X - Cinebench R23 Benchmark projection
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Up to 15 percent more single-core performance and 35 percent more multi-core performance of the 16-core model are realistic !

Both the AMD Ryzen 5 5600x as well as its counterpart of Intel Core I5-11600K are modern middle-class desktop processors. Both are equipped with 6 CPU cores and support Hyper Threading (Intel) or Simultaneous Multi-Threading (AMD). Therefore, both processors can work 12 threads.

The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 5 5600x is 3.7 GHz. About turbo mode, the processor can dynamically increase its clock frequency. So on a CPU core up to 4.6 GHz, at all cores, after all 4.2 GHz is possible. The processor is overclocked like almost all AMD desktop processors. The AMD Ryzen 5 5600x is based on AMDs "Zen 3" core design and is manufactured in 7 nm.

The Intel Core i5-11600K therefore comes with a base clock of 3.9 GHz, but this can increase its clock frequency but over the turbo mode. A single CPU core can clock the processor with up to 4.9 GHz, at load on all cores are still 4.5 GHz possible. The Intel Core i5-11600K is also over-handable. Unlike AMD, Intel has to be purchased with a "K" product in the product name to overclock the processor.

The Intel Core i5-11600K is based on Intel's "Rocket Lake S" architecture that is produced in a 14 nm method. Actually, Intel wanted to roll out this architecture in 10 Nm and was then forced to a baking port to 14 nm due to production issues.

The AMD Ryzen 5 5600X has no internal graphics card (IGPU) and necessarily requires a dedicated graphics card to display an image on a monitor. The Intel Core i5-11600K, however, brings the Intel UHD Graphics 750 IGPU, which brings little computing power, but at least for simple applications or watching videos is sufficient.

Both processors support 128 GB DDR4-3200 memory in two memory channels. The memory bandwidth is located on both platforms at about 55 GB per second.

Leaderboards

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