AMD Ryzen 5 7535U vs Intel Core i7-12700K

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AMD Ryzen 5 7535U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-12700K
AMD Ryzen 5 7535U Intel Core i7-12700K

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD Ryzen 5 7535U and the Intel Core i7-12700K and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the AMD Ryzen 5 7535U 6 core processor released in Q4/2022 with the Intel Core i7-12700K which has 12 CPU cores and was introduced in Q4/2021.
AMD Ryzen 5 (86) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
AMD Ryzen 6000U/7035U (9) CPU group Intel Core i 12000 (34)
5 Generation 12
Rembrandt (Zen 3+) Architecture Alder Lake S
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor Intel Core i7-11700K
-- Successor Intel Core i7-13700K

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 5 7535U is a 6 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.90 GHz (4.55 GHz). The processor can compute 12 threads at the same time. The Intel Core i7-12700K clocks with 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz), has 12 CPU cores and can calculate 20 threads in parallel.

AMD Ryzen 5 7535U Characteristic Intel Core i7-12700K
6 Cores 12
12 Threads 20
normal Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? Yes
2.90 GHz (4.55 GHz)
6x Zen 3+
A-Core 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz)
8x Golden Cove
-- B-Core 2.70 GHz (3.80 GHz)
4x Gracemont

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD Ryzen 5 7535U Characteristic Intel Core i7-12700K
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

AMD Radeon 660M GPU Intel UHD Graphics 770
1.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
1.90 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.50 GHz
9 GPU Generation 11
6 nm Technology 10 nm
3 Max. displays 3
6 Compute units 32
384 Shader 256
Yes Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
12 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.

AMD Radeon 660M GPU Intel UHD Graphics 770
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec AV1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 64 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the AMD Ryzen 5 7535U, while the Intel Core i7-12700K supports a maximum of 128 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 76.8 GB/s enabled.

AMD Ryzen 5 7535U Characteristic Intel Core i7-12700K
LPDDR5-6400, DDR5-4800 Memory DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
64 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
76.8 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
3.00 MB L2 Cache 12.00 MB
16.00 MB L3 Cache 25.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 5.0
16 PCIe lanes 20
31.5 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 78.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The AMD Ryzen 5 7535U has a TDP of 15 W. The TDP of the Intel Core i7-12700K is 125 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD Ryzen 5 7535U Characteristic Intel Core i7-12700K
15 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 125 W
-- TDP (PL2) 190 W
28 W TDP up --
-- TDP down --
95 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 5 7535U has 19.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 6 nm. The cache of Intel Core i7-12700K is at 37.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 10 nm.

AMD Ryzen 5 7535U Characteristic Intel Core i7-12700K
6 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+
FP7 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
Q4/2022 Release date Q4/2021
-- Release price 409 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 5 7535U (77%)
Intel Core i7-12700K (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 5 7535U (49%)
Intel Core i7-12700K (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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 4.55 GHz
1480 (79%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1872 (100%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
6385 (43%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
14992 (100%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 4.55 GHz
1892 (75%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
2528 (100%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
7423 (53%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
14129 (100%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
AMD Radeon 660M @ 1.90 GHz
1459 (100%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.50 GHz
768 (53%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
17270 (50%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
34688 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 5 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 4.55 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
114 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 5 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 4.55 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1175 (100%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 4.55 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1939 (100%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
22812 (100%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 4.55 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
757 (100%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
8750 (100%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
319 (100%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 4.55 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
790 (100%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 2.90 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
7761 (100%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 4.55 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
286 (100%)

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 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-12700K Intel Core i7-12700K
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
3327 (100%)

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