Intel Core i7-11700K vs Intel Core i5-13600T

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-11700K CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-13600T
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i5-13600T

CPU comparison

Intel Core i7-11700K or Intel Core i5-13600T - 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 Intel Core i7-11700K has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 5.00 GHz. Up to 128 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-11700K was released in Q1/2021.

The Intel Core i5-13600T has 14 cores with 20 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.80 GHz. The CPU supports up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-13600T was released in Q1/2023.
Intel Core i7 (298) Family Intel Core i5 (331)
Intel Core i 11000 (22) CPU group Intel Core i 13000 (AL) (16)
11 Generation 13
Rocket Lake S Architecture Alder Lake S Refresh
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i7-10700K Predecessor Intel Core i5-12600T
Intel Core i7-12700K Successor Intel Core i5-14600T

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i7-11700K is a 8 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz). The Intel Core i5-13600T has 14 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 1.80 GHz (4.80 GHz).

Intel Core i7-11700K Characteristic Intel Core i5-13600T
8 Cores 14
16 Threads 20
normal Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No
3.60 GHz (5.00 GHz) A-Core 1.80 GHz (4.80 GHz)
6x Raptor Cove
-- B-Core 1.30 GHz (3.40 GHz)
8x Gracemont

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 i7-11700K Characteristic Intel Core i5-13600T
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

Intel UHD Graphics 750 GPU Intel UHD Graphics 770
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
1.30 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.55 GHz
12 GPU Generation 11
14 nm Technology 10 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 750 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 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

The Intel Core i7-11700K supports a maximum of 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i5-13600T can connect up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Intel Core i7-11700K Characteristic Intel Core i5-13600T
DDR4-3200 Memory DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
128 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
51.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 76.8 GB/s
No ECC Yes
4.00 MB L2 Cache 11.50 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 TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Intel Core i7-11700K has a TDP of 125 W, that of the Intel Core i5-13600T is 35 W.

Intel Core i7-11700K Characteristic Intel Core i5-13600T
125 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 35 W
251 W @ 56 s TDP (PL2) 92 W
-- TDP up --
95 W TDP down --
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i7-11700K has a 20.00 MB cache, while the Intel Core i5-13600T cache has a total of 35.50 MB.

Intel Core i7-11700K Characteristic Intel Core i5-13600T
14 nm Technology 10 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX2+
LGA 1200 Socket LGA 1700
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
Q1/2021 Release date Q1/2023
374 $ Release price 255 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i7-11700K (97%)
Intel Core i5-13600T (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i7-11700K (96%)
Intel Core i5-13600T (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.
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1794 (100%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
1800 (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.
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
10765 (100%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
10769 (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.
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
2213 (94%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 4.80 GHz
2364 (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.
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
10731 (98%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
10911 (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.
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
Intel UHD Graphics 750 @ 1.30 GHz
666 (84%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794 (100%)

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 @ 4.50 GHz
24332 (90%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
27145 (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.
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
92 (100%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 4.80 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.
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
806 (100%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 4.80 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.
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1569 (100%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 4.80 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.
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
15011 (100%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 3.60 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.
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
612 (100%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 4.80 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.
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
5709 (100%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

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 @ 4.50 GHz
215 (100%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

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 @ 4.50 GHz
642 (100%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

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 (100%)
Intel Core i5-13600T Intel Core i5-13600T
14C 20T @ 1.80 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i5-13600T
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