AMD Ryzen 5 8600G vs Intel Core i5-14500

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AMD Ryzen 5 8600G CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-14500
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G Intel Core i5-14500

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 5 8600G or Intel Core i5-14500 - 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 8600G has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.00 GHz. Up to 256 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 5 8600G was released in Q1/2024.

The Intel Core i5-14500 has 14 cores with 20 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.00 GHz. The CPU supports up to 192 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-14500 was released in Q1/2024.
AMD Ryzen 5 (86) Family Intel Core i5 (331)
AMD Ryzen 8000G (14) CPU group Intel Core i 14000 (24)
6 Generation 14
Phoenix (Zen 4) Architecture Raptor Lake S Refresh
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G Predecessor Intel Core i5-13500
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 5 8600G has 6 CPU cores and can calculate 12 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 5 8600G is 4.30 GHz (5.00 GHz) while the Intel Core i5-14500 has 14 CPU cores and 20 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-14500 is at 2.60 GHz (5.00 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 5 8600G Characteristic Intel Core i5-14500
6 Cores 14
12 Threads 20
normal Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No
4.30 GHz (5.00 GHz)
6x Zen 4
A-Core 2.60 GHz (5.00 GHz)
6x Raptor Cove
-- B-Core 1.90 GHz (3.70 GHz)
8x 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 8600G Characteristic Intel Core i5-14500
AMD Ryzen™ AI AI hardware --
AMD Ryzen™ AI (XDNA) @ 16 TOPS AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The AMD Ryzen 5 8600G or Intel Core i5-14500 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

AMD Radeon 760M GPU Intel UHD Graphics 770
0.80 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
2.80 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.55 GHz
10 GPU Generation 11
4 nm Technology 10 nm
4 Max. displays 3
8 Compute units 32
512 Shader 256
Yes Hardware Raytracing No
AMD FSR Frame Generation No
32 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 760M 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 Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec AV1 Decode
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen 5 8600G can use up to 256 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 83.2 GB/s. The Intel Core i5-14500 supports up to 192 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 89.6 GB/s.

AMD Ryzen 5 8600G Characteristic Intel Core i5-14500
DDR5-5200 Memory DDR5-5600, DDR4-3200
256 GB Max. Memory 192 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
83.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 89.6 GB/s
No ECC Yes
6.00 MB L2 Cache 20.00 MB
16.00 MB L3 Cache 24.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 5.0
20 PCIe lanes 20
39.4 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 78.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the AMD Ryzen 5 8600G is 65 W, while the Intel Core i5-14500 has a TDP of 65 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

AMD Ryzen 5 8600G Characteristic Intel Core i5-14500
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) 154 W
-- TDP up --
45 W TDP down --
95 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 5 8600G is manufactured in 4 nm and has 22.00 MB cache. The Intel Core i5-14500 is manufactured in 10 nm and has a 44.00 MB cache.

AMD Ryzen 5 8600G Characteristic Intel Core i5-14500
4 nm Technology 10 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2,FMA3, AVX2, AVX512 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+
AM5 (LGA 1718) 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
Q1/2024 Release date Q1/2024
229 $ Release price 232 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G (100%)
Intel Core i5-14500 (98%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G (77%)
Intel Core i5-14500 (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 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
1947 (100%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
1877 (96%)

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 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.75 GHz
10638 (75%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
14253 (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 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
2671 (100%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
2675 (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 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.75 GHz
11453 (77%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
14965 (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 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
AMD Radeon 760M @ 2.80 GHz
2868 (100%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794 (28%)

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 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.75 GHz
25955 (80%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
32505 (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 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
101 (100%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
770 (100%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
1792 (100%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.75 GHz
14067 (100%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
0 (0%)

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 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
697 (100%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
14C 20T @ 5.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.75 GHz
5505 (100%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU performance per watt (efficiency)

Efficiency of the processor under full load in the Cinebench R23 (multi-core) benchmark. The benchmark result is divided by the average energy required (CPU package power in watts). The higher the value, the more efficient the CPU is under full load.
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
14,067 CB R23 MC @ 68 W
207 (100%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
2.60 GHz
0 (0%)

AI performance (NPU)

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is given here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher.

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. The performance is given in the number (trillions) of arithmetic operations per second (TOPS).
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
16 (100%)
Intel Core i5-14500 Intel Core i5-14500
14C 20T @ 2.60 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

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