Intel Core i7-11700K vs AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-11700K CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
Intel Core i7-11700K AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
Intel Core i7 Family AMD Ryzen 9
Intel Core i 11000 CPU group AMD Ryzen 5000
11 Generation 4
Rocket Lake S Architecture Vermeer (Zen 3)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i7-10700K Predecessor AMD Ryzen 9 3900X
Intel Core i7-12700K Successor AMD Ryzen 9 7900X

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 12
16 Threads 24
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.60 GHz Frequency 3.70 GHz
5.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.80 GHz
4.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.50 GHz

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

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

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 No
Decode Codec VP8 No
Decode Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC No
Decode Codec VC-1 No
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

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
No ECC Yes
4.00 MB L2 Cache 6.00 MB
16.00 MB L3 Cache 64.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 4.0
20 PCIe lanes 20

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

125 W TDP (PL1) 105 W
251 W @ 56 s TDP (PL2) 142 W
-- TDP up --
95 W TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

14 nm Technology 7 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
LGA 1200 Socket AM4
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q1/2021 Release date Q4/2020
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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.

Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
1569 (96%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
1636 (100%)
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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 i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
15011 (69%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
21878 (100%)
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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 i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
612 (96%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
637 (100%)
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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 i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
5709 (67%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
8468 (100%)
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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 i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
1794 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
1727 (96%)
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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 i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
10765 (74%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
14515 (100%)
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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 i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
642 (99%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
647 (100%)
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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 i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
6283 (66%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
9520 (100%)
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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 i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
Intel UHD Graphics 750 @ 1.30 GHz
666 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
--
0 (0%)
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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 i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
215 (70%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
308 (100%)
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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 i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
24810 (63%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
39564 (100%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
10865 (67%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
16240 (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.

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Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
6 (41%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
14.5 (100%)
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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 i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
270 (100%)
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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 i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
12C 24T @ 3.70 GHz
3684 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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