Intel Core i5-11600T vs AMD EPYC 7H12

Price now 4100$
Games supported 10%
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Intel Core i5-11600T
Intel Core i5-11600T
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Price now no data
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing EPYC 7H12 and Core i5-11600T processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance ratingnot rated720
Place by popularity56no data
Market segmentServerDesktop processor
SeriesAMD EPYCno data
Architecture codenameZen 2 (2019−2020)Rocket Lake (2021)
Release date18 September 2019
(3 years old)
16 March 2021
(1 year old)
Current price$4100 no data

Technical specs

EPYC 7H12 and Core i5-11600T 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 cores64 (Tetrahexaconta-Core)6 (Hexa-Core)
Base clock speed2.6 GHz1.7 GHz
Boost clock speed3.3 GHz4.1 GHz
L1 cache96K (per core)64K (per core)
L2 cache512K (per core)256K (per core)
L3 cache256 MB (shared)12 MB (shared)
Chip lithography7 nm, 14 nm14 nm
Die size192 mm2no data
Maximum core temperatureno data100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data72 °C
Number of transistors4,800 millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier+-


Information on EPYC 7H12 and Core i5-11600T 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 configuration2 (Multiprocessor)1
Thermal design power (TDP)280 Watt35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by EPYC 7H12 and Core i5-11600T. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsno dataIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
TSXno data+
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
SIPPno data+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0no data-

Security technologies

EPYC 7H12 and Core i5-11600T technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
Identity Protectionno data+
SGXno data-
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by EPYC 7H12 and Core i5-11600T are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data
VT-dno data+
VT-xno data+
EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by EPYC 7H12 and Core i5-11600T. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4 Eight-channelDDR4-3200
Maximum memory size4 TiB128 GB
Max memory channels82
Maximum memory bandwidth204.763 GB/s50 GB/s
ECC memory support+-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardno dataIntel UHD Graphics 750
Max video memoryno data64 GB
Quick Sync Videono data+
Clear Videono data+
Clear Video HDno data+
Graphics max frequencyno data1.3 GHz
Execution Unitsno data32
InTru 3Dno data+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of EPYC 7H12 and Core i5-11600T integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supportedno data3

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by EPYC 7H12 and Core i5-11600T integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution supportno data+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4no data4096x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over eDPno data5120 x 3200 @60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPortno data5120 x 3200 @60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by EPYC 7H12 and Core i5-11600T integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectXno data12.1
OpenGLno data4.5


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by EPYC 7H12 and Core i5-11600T.

PCIe versionno data4.0
PCI Express lanesno data20

Benchmark performance

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

  • Passmark


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: 67%

EPYC 7H12 100817
i5-11600T 14713

EPYC 7H12 outperforms Core i5-11600T by 585% in Passmark.

Advantages and disadvantages

Recency 18 September 2019 16 March 2021
Boost clock speed 3300 4100
Base clock speed 2600 1700
Chip lithography 7 nm 14 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 280 Watt 35 Watt

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Be aware that EPYC 7H12 is a server/workstation processor while Core i5-11600T is a desktop one.

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Competitors of Core i5-11600T by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-11600T from AMD is Ryzen 7 2700E, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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