Core i5-12400F vs Ryzen 7 5700X benchmarks
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Core i5-12400F performs better than the Ryzen 7 5700X. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 7 5700X in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 7 5700X has slightly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Core i5-12400F has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i5-12400F. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 7 5700X has a slightly higher clock speed than the Core i5-12400F. Also, the Ryzen 7 5700X has a slightly higher turbo speed. Both these chips have an identical TDP (Thermal Design Power). 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 i5-12400F has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.