AMD Ryzen 5 4600H vs Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Mobile 6 core CPU vs Intel Xeon E5 v3 Family 12 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

60 %
1% slightly better overall score
59 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

80 %
86% significantly better gaming score
43 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

53 %
64 %
20% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

51 %
66 %
29% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

74% significantly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

20% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score



Number of physical processing units

100% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

100% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3 GHz
15% slightly higher clock speed
3 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

45 W
200% significantly lower TDP
135 W

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

246th of 1,327
253rd of 1,327


The product line

Ryzen 5 Mobile
Xeon E5 v3 Family

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

June 2020
August 2014

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 4600H vs Xeon E5-2690 v3 benchmarks

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 4600H beats the Xeon E5-2690 v3 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon E5-2690 v3 in all gaming tests too.

With info from our database, we find that the Xeon E5-2690 v3 has significantly more cores with 12 cores whereas the Ryzen 5 4600H has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 4600H. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 5 4600H has a slightly higher clock speed than the Xeon E5-2690 v3. A Ryzen 5 4600H CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E5-2690 v3 CPU because of its 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 4600H has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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