AMD Ryzen 5 4600H vs Intel Core i5-12600KF

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Mobile 6 core CPU vs Intel 12th Generation Core i5 10 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

55 %
127 %
130% significantly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

75 %
159 %
112% significantly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

49 %
116 %
136% significantly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

48 %
114 %
137% significantly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

133% significantly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

87% significantly higher Geekbench (single) score

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

103% significantly higher 3DMark Physics score



Number of physical processing units

66% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

33% slightly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3 GHz
4 GHz
23% slightly higher clock speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

45 W
233% significantly lower TDP
150 W

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
800 KiB
108% significantly more L1 cache

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

8 MiB
20 MiB
150% significantly more L3 cache

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

275th of 1,337
16th of 1,337


The product line

Ryzen 5 Mobile
12th Generation Core i5

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

June 2020
November 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Ryzen 5 4600H vs Core i5-12600KF benchmarks

Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Core i5-12600KF performs better than the Ryzen 5 4600H. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 4600H in all gaming tests too.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Core i5-12600KF has significantly more cores than the Ryzen 5 4600H. Indeed, the Core i5-12600KF has 10 cores compared to 6 cores found in the Ryzen 5 4600H. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 4600H. With our hardware info, we find that the Core i5-12600KF has a slightly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 5 4600H. A Ryzen 5 4600H CPU outputs less heat than a Core i5-12600KF CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

Most CPUs have more threads than cores. This technology, colloquially called hyperthreading, improves performance by splitting a core into multiple virtual ones. This provides more efficient utilisation of a core. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 4600H has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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