AMD Ryzen 5 5600 vs Intel Core i7-12700T

Price now 360$
Games supported 100%
Intel Core i7-12700T
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Ryzen 5 5600
AMD Ryzen 5 5600
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 210$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Core i7-12700T and Ryzen 5 5600 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance ranking349351
Place by popularityno data33
Value for moneyno data46.35
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
Architecture codenameAlder Lake-S (2022)Vermeer (2020−2022)
Release dateJanuary 2022 (1 year old)20 April 2022 (1 year old)
Current price$360 $210
Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

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Technical specs

Core i7-12700T and Ryzen 5 5600 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 cores12 (Dodeca-Core)6 (Hexa-Core)
Base clock speed1.4 GHz3.5 GHz
Boost clock speed4.7 GHz4.4 GHz
L1 cache80K (per core)64K (per core)
L2 cache1.25 MB (per core)512K (per core)
L3 cache25 MB (shared)32 MB (shared)
Chip lithographyIntel 7 nm7 nm
Die size215 mm281 mm2
Maximum core temperature100 °Cno data
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data95 °C
Number of transistorsno data4,150 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier-+


Information on Core i7-12700T and Ryzen 5 5600 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
Power consumption (TDP)35 Watt65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i7-12700T and Ryzen 5 5600. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Speed Shift+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.0no data
Hyper-Threading Technology+no data
TSX+no data
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data
SIPP+no data
Turbo Boost Max 3.0+no data

Security technologies

Core i7-12700T and Ryzen 5 5600 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+no data
EDB+no data
Secure Key+no data
OS Guard+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i7-12700T and Ryzen 5 5600 are enumerated here.

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

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core i7-12700T and Ryzen 5 5600. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR5-4800, DDR4-3200DDR4-3200
Maximum memory size128 GBno data
Max memory channels2no data
Maximum memory bandwidth76.8 GB/sno data
ECC memory support+no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardIntel UHD Graphics 770no data
Quick Sync Video+no data
Clear Video HD+no data
Graphics max frequency1.5 GHzno data
Execution Units32no data

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i7-12700T and Ryzen 5 5600 integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supported4no data

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i7-12700T and Ryzen 5 5600 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

Max resolution over HDMI 1.44096 x 2160 @ 60Hzno data
Max resolution over eDP5120 x 3200 @ 120Hzno data
Max resolution over DisplayPort7680 x 4320 @ 60Hzno data

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i7-12700T and Ryzen 5 5600 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX12no data
OpenGL4.5no data


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i7-12700T and Ryzen 5 5600.

PCIe version5.0 and 4.04.0
PCI Express lanes20no data

Synthetic benchmark performance

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

Combined synthetic benchmark 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.

i7-12700T 17.26
Ryzen 5 5600 17.17

Core i7-12700T outperforms Ryzen 5 5600 by 1% in our combined benchmark results.


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: 68%

i7-12700T 21752
Ryzen 5 5600 21644

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance score 17.26 17.17
Boost clock speed 4700 4400
Base clock speed 0 3500
Power consumption (TDP) 35 Watt 65 Watt

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