AMD Ryzen 5 1500X vs Intel Core i7-11390H

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop 4 core CPU vs Intel 11th Generation Core i7 4 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

39 %
56 %
43% significantly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

61 %
76 %
24% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

32 %
49 %
53% significantly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

31 %
47 %
51% significantly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Cinebench R23 score

Multi threaded benchmark

38% slightly higher Cinebench R23 score



Number of physical processing units



Number of logical processing units


Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
5 GHz
35% slightly higher turbo speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
35 W
85% significantly lower TDP

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access


Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

457th of 1,327
267th of 1,327


The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop
11th Generation Core i7

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

November 2017
May 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Ryzen 5 1500X vs Core i7-11390H benchmarks

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Core i7-11390H is faster than the Ryzen 5 1500X. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 1500X in all gaming tests too.

Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads. The Core i7-11390H outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 1500X 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 Ryzen 5 1500X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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