Intel Core i5-12400 vs AMD Ryzen 7 6800H

Compare Intel 12th Generation Core i5 6 core CPU vs AMD Ryzen 7 Mobile 8 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

70 %
70 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

96 %
11% slightly better gaming score
86 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

62 %
65 %
4% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

60 %
64 %
6% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

4% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score
Geekbench (single) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

16% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score
3DMark Physics score

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

2% slightly higher 3DMark Physics score



Number of physical processing units

33% slightly more cores


Number of logical processing units

33% slightly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

2.5 GHz
3.20 GHz
28% slightly higher clock speed

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4.4 GHz
4.7 GHz
6% slightly higher turbo speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
45 W
44% significantly lower TDP

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

100% significantly more memory channels

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

480 KiB
512 KiB
6% slightly more L1 cache

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

18 MiB
12% slightly more L3 cache
16 MiB

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

81st of 1,233
82nd of 1,233


The product line

12th Generation Core i5
Ryzen 7 Mobile

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

February 2022

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Core i5-12400 vs Ryzen 7 6800H benchmarks

In our benchmarks, the Core i5-12400 beats the Ryzen 7 6800H in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 7 6800H in all gaming tests too.

With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 7 6800H has slightly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Core i5-12400 has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i5-12400. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 7 6800H has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i5-12400. Also, the Ryzen 7 6800H has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Ryzen 7 6800H outputs less heat than Core i5-12400 thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Core i5-12400 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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