AMD Ryzen 9 5900X vs Intel Core i5 12400F

We're comparing AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and Intel Core i5 12400F:
The AMD Ryzen 9 5900X have 12 total cores at base frequency of 3.7 GHz, while the Intel Core i5 12400F have 6 total cores at base frequency of 2.5 GHz.

General Info

Type

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

Desktop

Intel Core i5 12400F

Desktop

Company

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

AMD

Intel Core i5 12400F

Intel

Release Date

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

October 8, 2020

Intel Core i5 12400F

January 4, 2022

Family

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

Zen 3 (Vermeer)

Intel Core i5 12400F

Alder Lake

Generation

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

-

Intel Core i5 12400F

12th

instruction set & Artitecture

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

x86-64

Intel Core i5 12400F

x86-64

Has GPU

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

No

Intel Core i5 12400F

no

Components

Total Cores

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

12

Intel Core i5 12400F

6

Total Threads

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

24

Intel Core i5 12400F

12

Base Speed

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

3.7 GHz

Intel Core i5 12400F

2.5 GHz

Turbo Speed

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

4.8 GHz

Intel Core i5 12400F

44 GHz

L1 Cache

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

64K (per core)

Intel Core i5 12400F

80K (per core)

L2 Cache

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

512 (per core)

Intel Core i5 12400F

1280K (per core)

L3 Cache

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

64MB (shared)

Intel Core i5 12400F

18 MB(shared)

Specification

Bus Frequency

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

100 MHz

Intel Core i5 12400F

100 MHz

Multiplier

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

37x

Intel Core i5 12400F

25x

Technology

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

7 nm

Intel Core i5 12400F

10 nm

Socket

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

AM4

Intel Core i5 12400F

LGA-1700

Peak Temperature

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

90°C

Intel Core i5 12400F

100°C

Transistors

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

4.15 billions

Intel Core i5 12400F

-

Benchmark Performance

Cinebench(Single Core)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

1556

Intel Core i5 12400F

1711

Cinebench(Multiple Core)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

20544

Intel Core i5 12400F

12120

Passmarks(Single Core)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

3466

Intel Core i5 12400F

3554

Passmarks(Multiple Core)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

38994

Intel Core i5 12400F

19739

Geekbench(Single Core)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

1636

Intel Core i5 12400F

1639

Geekbench(Multiple Core)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

14112

Intel Core i5 12400F

8643

Miscellaneous

Memory Type

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

DDR4-3200

Intel Core i5 12400F

DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200

Maximum Memory

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

128 GB

Intel Core i5 12400F

128 GB

Memory Channels

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

2

Intel Core i5 12400F

2

PCle Version

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

4.0

Intel Core i5 12400F

5.0

PCle Lanes

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

20

Intel Core i5 12400F

20

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