Intel Core i5-9300H vs AMD Ryzen 5 4600H

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Intel Core i5-9300H
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  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
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Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Core i5-9300H and Ryzen 5 4600H processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating890498
Place by popularity5652
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
SeriesIntel Core i5AMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)
Architecture codenameCoffee Lake-H (2018−2019)Renoir (Zen 2) (2020−2021)
Release date30 April 2019 (3 years ago)7 January 2020 (2 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$250no data
Current price$861 (3.4x MSRP)$909

Technical specs

Core i5-9300H and Ryzen 5 4600H basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)6 (Hexa-Core)
Threads812
Base clock speed2.4 GHz3 GHz
Boost clock speed4.1 GHz4 GHz
L1 cache256 KB128K (per core)
L2 cache1 MB512K (per core)
L3 cache8 MB11 MB (shared)
Chip lithography14 nm7 nm
Die size149 mm2156 mm2
Maximum core temperature100 °C105 °C
Number of transistorsno data9800 Million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier-no data

Compatibility

Information on Core i5-9300H and Ryzen 5 4600H compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration11
SocketFCBGA1440FP6
Thermal design power (TDP)45 Watt54 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-9300H and Ryzen 5 4600H. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
AES-NI++
AVX++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Speed Shift+no data
My WiFi+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.0no data
Hyper-Threading Technology+no data
TSX-no data
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data
Flex Memory Access+no data
SIPP-no data

Security technologies

Core i5-9300H and Ryzen 5 4600H technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT-no data
EDB+no data
Secure Key+no data
MPX+no data
Identity Protection+no data
SGXYes with Intel® MEno data
OS Guard+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-9300H and Ryzen 5 4600H are enumerated here.

AMD-V++
VT-d+no data
VT-x+no data
EPT+no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i5-9300H and Ryzen 5 4600H. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4DDR4-4266
Maximum memory size128 GB64 GB
Max memory channels2no data
Maximum memory bandwidth41.8 GB/s42.129 GB/s
ECC memory support--

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardIntel UHD Graphics 630-
Max video memory64 GB-
Quick Sync Video+-
Clear Video+-
Clear Video HD+-
Graphics max frequency1.05 GHz-
InTru 3D+-

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-9300H and Ryzen 5 4600H integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supported3-
eDP+-
DisplayPort+-
HDMI+-
DVI+-

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i5-9300H and Ryzen 5 4600H integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution support+-
Max resolution over HDMI 1.44096 x 2304@30Hz-
Max resolution over eDP4096 x 2304@60Hz-
Max resolution over DisplayPort4096 x 2304@60Hz-
Max resolution over VGAN/A-

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i5-9300H and Ryzen 5 4600H integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX12-
OpenGL4.5-

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i5-9300H and Ryzen 5 4600H.

PCIe version3.03.0
PCI Express lanes16no data

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

i5-9300H 7.68
Ryzen 5 4600H 14.54
+89.3%
  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core
  • TrueCrypt AES
  • x264 encoding pass 2
  • x264 encoding pass 1
  • WinRAR 4.0

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 69%

i5-9300H 7740
Ryzen 5 4600H 14661
+89.4%

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 38%

i5-9300H 947
Ryzen 5 4600H 987
+4.2%

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 38%

i5-9300H 3300
Ryzen 5 4600H 4918
+49%

Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.

Benchmark coverage: 20%

i5-9300H 6572
+22.5%
Ryzen 5 4600H 5365

Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 20%

i5-9300H 24623
Ryzen 5 4600H 32756
+33%

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core (sometimes called Multi-Thread) is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

i5-9300H 790
Ryzen 5 4600H 1420
+79.7%

Cinebench R15 (standing for Release 15) is a benchmark made by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version (sometimes called Single-Thread) only uses a single processor thread to render a room full of reflective spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

i5-9300H 172
Ryzen 5 4600H 177
+2.9%

TrueCrypt is a discontinued piece of software that was widely used for on-the-fly-encryption of disk partitions, now superseded by VeraCrypt. It contains several embedded performance tests, one of them being TrueCrypt AES, which measures data encryption speed using AES algorithm. Result is encryption speed in gigabytes per second.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

i5-9300H 5
Ryzen 5 4600H 5
+6.4%

x264 Pass 2 is a slower variant of x264 video compression that produces a variable bit rate output file, which results in better quality since the higher bit rate is used when it is needed more. Benchmark result is still measured in frames per second.  

Benchmark coverage: 13%

i5-9300H 49
Ryzen 5 4600H 83
+67.8%

x264 version 4.0 is a video encoding benchmark uses MPEG 4 x264 compression method to compress a sample HD (720p) video. Pass 1 is a faster variant that produces a constant bit rate output file. Its result is measured in frames per second, which means how many frames of the source video file were encoded per second.  

Benchmark coverage: 13%

i5-9300H 194
Ryzen 5 4600H 197
+1.7%

WinRAR 4.0 is an outdated version of a popular file archiver. It contains an internal speed test, using 'Best' setting of RAR compression on large chunks of randomly generated data. Its results are measured in kilobytes per second.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

i5-9300H 5663
+29.3%
Ryzen 5 4600H 4380

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 7.68 14.54
Recency 30 April 2019 7 January 2020
Boost clock speed 4100 4000
Base clock speed 2400 3000
Chip lithography 14 nm 7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 45 Watt 54 Watt

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends

AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H


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Competitors of Core i5-9300H by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-9300H from AMD is Turion II M500, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 5 positions in our rating.

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Competitors of Ryzen 5 4600H by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 5 4600H from Intel is Core i9-10880H, which is faster by 1% and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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