AMD Ryzen 9 5900X vs Intel Core i9 12900K

We're comparing AMD Ryzen 9 5900X and Intel Core i9 12900K:
The AMD Ryzen 9 5900X have 12 total cores at base frequency of 3.7 GHz, while the Intel Core i9 12900K have 16 total cores at base frequency of 3.2 GHz.

General Info

Type

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

Desktop

Intel Core i9 12900K

Desktop

Company

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

AMD

Intel Core i9 12900K

Intel

Release Date

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

October 8, 2020

Intel Core i9 12900K

October 27, 2021

Family

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

Zen 3 (Vermeer)

Intel Core i9 12900K

Alder Lake

Generation

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

-

instruction set & Artitecture

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

x86-64

Intel Core i9 12900K

x86-64

Has GPU

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

No

Intel Core i9 12900K

UHD Graphics 770

Components

Performance Cores

P Cores

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

12

Intel Core i9 12900K

8

P Threads

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

24

Intel Core i9 12900K

16

Base Speed (P)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

3.7 GHz

Intel Core i9 12900K

3.2 GHz

Turbo Speed (P)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

4.8 GHz

Intel Core i9 12900K

5.1 GHz

Efficiency Cores

E Cores

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

8

E Threads

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

0

Intel Core i9 12900K

8

Base Speed (E)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

2.4 GHz

Turbo Speed (E)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

3.9 GHz

Total Cores

Total Cores

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

12

Intel Core i9 12900K

16

Total Threads

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

24

Intel Core i9 12900K

24

L1 Cache

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

64K (per core)

Intel Core i9 12900K

64K (per core)

L2 Cache

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

512 (per core)

Intel Core i9 12900K

14MB(shared)

L3 Cache

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

64MB (shared)

Intel Core i9 12900K

30MB(shared)

Specification

Bus Frequency

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

100 MHz

Intel Core i9 12900K

100 MHz

Multiplier

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

37x

Intel Core i9 12900K

32x

Technology

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

7 nm

Intel Core i9 12900K

10 nm

Socket

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

AM4

Intel Core i9 12900K

LGA-1700

Peak Temperature

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

90°C

Intel Core i9 12900K

100°C

Transistors

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

4.15 billions

Intel Core i9 12900K

-

Integrated GPU

Integrated GPU

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

Intel UHD Graphics 770

GPU Base Clock Speed

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

300 MHz

GPU Base Turbo Speed

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

1550 MHz

Shading Unit

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

256

TGP

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

15 W

GPU Flops

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

-

Intel Core i9 12900K

0.78 TFLOPS

Benchmark Performance

Cinebench(Single Core)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

1556

Intel Core i9 12900K

2012

Cinebench(Multiple Core)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

20544

Intel Core i9 12900K

27595

Passmarks(Single Core)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

3466

Intel Core i9 12900K

4218

Passmarks(Multiple Core)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

38994

Intel Core i9 12900K

41700

Geekbench(Single Core)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

1636

Intel Core i9 12900K

1985

Geekbench(Multiple Core)

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

14112

Intel Core i9 12900K

17217

Miscellaneous

Memory Type

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

DDR4-3200

Intel Core i9 12900K

DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200

Maximum Memory

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

128 GB

Intel Core i9 12900K

128

Memory Channels

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

2

Intel Core i9 12900K

2

PCle Version

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

4.0

Intel Core i9 12900K

5.0

PCle Lanes

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

20

Intel Core i9 12900K

20

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