AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs Intel Core i7-8700T

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop with Radeon Vega Graphics 4 core CPU vs Intel 8th Generation Core i7 6 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

52 %
13% slightly better overall score
46 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

64 %
Identical
64 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

48 %
20% slightly better multitasking score
40 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

47 %
20% slightly better heavy workload score
39 %

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

3,238
4,767
47% significantly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

845
1,024
21% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

4
6
49% significantly more cores

Threads

Number of logical processing units

8
12
49% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
49% significantly higher clock speed
2 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
4 GHz
2% slightly higher turbo speed

TDP

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

2
Identical
2

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
Identical
384 KiB

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

2 MiB
33% slightly more L2 cache
2 MiB

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

4 MiB
12 MiB
200% significantly more L3 cache

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

319th of 1,335
372nd of 1,335

Family

The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop with Radeon Vega Graphics
8th Generation Core i7

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

December 2018
May 2018

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4
DDR4-2666

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

Yes
No

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

-
No

Ryzen 5 2400G vs Core i7-8700T specs and performance

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 2400G beats the Core i7-8700T in overall performance. Despite this, the Core i7-8700T has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

With info from our database, we find that the Core i7-8700T has significantly more cores with 6 cores whereas the Ryzen 5 2400G has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 2400G. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 5 2400G has a significantly higher clock speed than the Core i7-8700T. Despite this, the Core i7-8700T has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Core i7-8700T outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 2400G thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. In terms of cache, the Ryzen 5 2400G has slightly more L2 cache when compared to the Core i7-8700T. Despite this, the Core i7-8700T has significantly more L3 cache compared to the Ryzen 5 2400G.

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 2400G has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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