Intel Core i5-13500 vs Intel Core i7-11700K

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i5-13500 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-11700K
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i7-11700K

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core i5-13500 and the Intel Core i7-11700K and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Core i5-13500 14 core processor released in Q1/2023 with the Intel Core i7-11700K which has 8 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2021.
Intel Core i5 (328) Family Intel Core i7 (293)
Intel Core i 13000 (16) CPU group Intel Core i 11000 (22)
13 Generation 11
Alder Lake S Refresh Architecture Rocket Lake S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i5-12500 Predecessor Intel Core i7-10700K
Intel Core i5-14500 Successor Intel Core i7-12700K

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-13500 is a 14 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.50 GHz (4.80 GHz). The processor can compute 20 threads at the same time. The Intel Core i7-11700K clocks with 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz), has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 16 threads in parallel.

Intel Core i5-13500 Characteristic Intel Core i7-11700K
14 Cores 8
20 Threads 16
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? Yes
2.50 GHz (4.80 GHz)
6x Golden Cove
A-Core 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz)
1.80 GHz (3.50 GHz)
8x Gracemont
B-Core --

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.

Intel Core i5-13500 Characteristic Intel Core i7-11700K
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

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.

Intel UHD Graphics 770 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 750
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
1.55 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.30 GHz
11 GPU Generation 12
10 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
32 Compute units 32
256 Shader 256
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
64 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.

Intel UHD Graphics 770 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 750
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
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 128 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Core i5-13500, while the Intel Core i7-11700K supports a maximum of 128 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 51.2 GB/s enabled.

Intel Core i5-13500 Characteristic Intel Core i7-11700K
DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200 Memory DDR4-3200
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
76.8 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
Yes ECC No
11.50 MB L2 Cache 4.00 MB
24.00 MB L3 Cache 16.00 MB
5.0 PCIe version 4.0
20 PCIe lanes 20
78.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 39.4 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i5-13500 has a TDP of 65 W. The TDP of the Intel Core i7-11700K is 125 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core i5-13500 Characteristic Intel Core i7-11700K
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 125 W
154 W TDP (PL2) 251 W @ 56 s
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 95 W
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-13500 has 35.50 MB cache and is manufactured in 10 nm. The cache of Intel Core i7-11700K is at 20.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm.

Intel Core i5-13500 Characteristic Intel Core i7-11700K
10 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+ ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
LGA 1700 Socket LGA 1200
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q1/2023 Release date Q1/2021
232 $ Release price 374 $
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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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
112 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
92 (82%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
1187 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
806 (68%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
1884 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1569 (83%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.20 GHz
21216 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
15011 (71%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
1834 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1794 (98%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.20 GHz
12834 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
10765 (84%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
2375 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
2213 (93%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.20 GHz
14166 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
10731 (76%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
723 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
612 (85%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.20 GHz
8076 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
5709 (71%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
Intel UHD Graphics 750 @ 1.30 GHz
666 (84%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.20 GHz
286 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
215 (75%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.20 GHz
32902 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
24332 (74%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.20 GHz
780 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
642 (82%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 2.50 GHz
8727 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
6283 (72%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
272 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
14C 20T @ 4.20 GHz
3174 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 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.
Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i5-13500
21,216 CB R23 MC @ 147 W
144 (100%)
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i5-13500 Intel Core i7-11700K
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