AMD Ryzen 3 1200 vs Intel Core i5-4460
Comparing Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
64 bit support
Information on Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
SSE4.1 / 4.2, AVX 2.0
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
25.6 GB / s
General parameters of GPUs integrated into Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460.
Graphics max frequency
Max video memory
Clear Video HD
Available interfaces and connections of Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
Wireless Display (WiDi) support
Graphics image quality
Maximum display resolutions supported by Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
Max resolution over eDP
Max resolution over DisplayPort
Max resolution over VGA
Graphics API support
APIs supported by Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
11.2 / 12
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460.
Up to 3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Ryzen 3 1200 23.18 +0.7%
Core i5-4460 23.03
Ryzen 3 1200 5419
Core i5-4460 6350 +17.2%
Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
Ryzen 3 1200 4178
Core i5-4460 4813 +15.2%
Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
Ryzen 3 1200 13961
Core i5-4460 17098 +22.5%
Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core
Ryzen 3 1200 2 +0.7%
Core i5-4460 2
Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core
Ryzen 3 1200 6 +0%
Core i5-4460 5
Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core
Ryzen 3 1200 135
Core i5-4460 136 +0.7%
Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core
Ryzen 3 1200 480
Core i5-4460 496 +3.3%
Ryzen 3 1200 13
Core i5-4460 11 +9%
Ryzen 3 1200 2481
Core i5-4460 3381 +36.3%
x264 encoding pass 1
Ryzen 3 1200 160
Core i5-4460 165 +3.1%
x264 encoding pass 2
Ryzen 3 1200 33
Core i5-4460 34 +3%
Ryzen 3 1200 3
Core i5-4460 3 +7.7%
Ryzen 3 1200 6752 +0.7%
Core i5-4460 6708
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4460 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 3 1200
0.7% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (28 July 2017 vs 1 June 2014)
Cheaper ($110 vs $182)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 22 nm)
Less power hungry (65 vs 84 watts)
MMX (MultiMedia Extensions - the very first (1996) SIMD instruction expansion for Intel desktop CPUs, works with 64-bit registers)
3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
SSE (Streaming SIMD Instructions - a SIMD instruction extension working with 128-bit registers)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
AMD-V (Virtualization hardware acceleration used in AMD CPUs. Speeds up work with virtual machines)
Advantages of Intel Core i5-4460
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
Thermal Monitoring (prevents a CPU from overheating by lowering frequency upon reaching the critical temperature)
So, Ryzen 3 1200 or Core i5-4460?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Ryzen 3 1200 and Intel Core i5-4460. The differences in performance seem too small.
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