Intel Core i5-12400F vs AMD Ryzen 5 5600G

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General info

Comparing Ryzen 5 5600G and Core i5-12400F processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating358362
Place by popularity114
Value for money56.2569.36
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
SeriesAMD Ryzen 5no data
Architecture codenameCezanne (2021−2022)Alder Lake-S (2022)
Release date13 April 2021
(1 year old)
4 January 2022
(1 year old)
Launch price (MSRP)$259no data
Current price$170 (0.7x MSRP)$137
Value for money

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Technical specs

Ryzen 5 5600G and Core i5-12400F 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 cores6 (Hexa-Core)6 (Hexa-Core)
Threads1212
Base clock speed3.9 GHz2.5 GHz
Boost clock speed4.4 GHz4.4 GHz
L1 cache64K (per core)80K (per core)
L2 cache512K (per core)1.25 MB (per core)
L3 cache16 MB18 MB (shared)
Chip lithography7 nmIntel 7 nm
Die sizeAM4 (1331) mm2163 mm2
Maximum core temperature95 °C100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)95 °Cno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier+-

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 5 5600G and Core i5-12400F 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
SocketAM4FCLGA1700
Thermal design power (TDP)65 Watt65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 5600G and Core i5-12400F. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsMMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4A, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AES, AVX, AVX2, BMI1, BMI2, SHA, F16C, FMA3, AMD64, EVP, AMD-V, SMAP, SMEP, SMT, Precision Boost 2, XFR 2Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI++
AVX++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Speed Shiftno data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
TSXno data+
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0no data-

Security technologies

Ryzen 5 5600G and Core i5-12400F technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 5 5600G and Core i5-12400F 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 Ryzen 5 5600G and Core i5-12400F. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
Maximum memory sizeno data128 GB
Max memory channelsno data2
Maximum memory bandwidth51.196 GB/s76.8 GB/s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardAMD Radeon RX Vega 7no data

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 5 5600G and Core i5-12400F.

PCIe version3.05.0 and 4.0
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.


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.

Ryzen 5 5600G 16.00
+0.6%
i5-12400F 15.90
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  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

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%

Ryzen 5 5600G 19858
+0.6%
i5-12400F 19734

Ryzen 5 5600G outperforms Core i5-12400F by 1% in Passmark.

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

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: 37%

Ryzen 5 5600G 1469
i5-12400F 1632
+11.1%

Core i5-12400F outperforms Ryzen 5 5600G by 11% in GeekBench 5 Single-Core.

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

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: 37%

Ryzen 5 5600G 7337
i5-12400F 8121
+10.7%

Core i5-12400F outperforms Ryzen 5 5600G by 11% in GeekBench 5 Multi-Core.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 16.00 15.90
Recency 13 April 2021 4 January 2022
Base clock speed 3900 2500

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AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
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Competitors of Ryzen 5 5600G by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 5 5600G by Intel is Core i5-12500, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

Intel Core i5-12500 Core i5 12500
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Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 5 5600G:

Core i9-10900 101.88
Core i7-11700 101.06
Core i5-12500 100.38
Ryzen 5 5600G 100

Competitors of Core i5-12400F by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-12400F from AMD is Ryzen 5 5600G, which is faster by 1% and higher by 4 positions in our rating.

AMD Ryzen 5 5600G Ryzen 5 5600G
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Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i5-12400F:

Ryzen 7 4700G 102.39
Ryzen 5 5600G 100.63
Core i5-12400F 100
Ryzen 5 5500 98.81

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