AMD Ryzen 5 5600G vs Intel Core i7-11700F

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 5000 G-Series Desktop 6 core CPU vs Intel 11th Generation Core i7 8 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Price

The cheapest price from our partner retailers

$ 147.63
$ 176.37 significantly less expensive
$ 324.00

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

61 %
72 %
18% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

83 %
91 %
9% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

54 %
66 %
22% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

53 %
64 %
20% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

7315
8284
13% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score
Geekbench (single) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

1467
1552
5% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score
3DMark Physics score

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

7613
10657
39% slightly higher 3DMark Physics score

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

6
8
33% slightly more cores

Threads

Number of logical processing units

12
16
33% slightly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3.9 GHz
56% significantly higher clock speed
2.5 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4.4 GHz
4.9 GHz
11% slightly higher turbo speed

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
Identical
65 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

2
Identical
2

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
640 KiB
66% significantly more L1 cache

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

3 MiB
4 MiB
33% slightly more L2 cache

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

16 MiB
Identical
16 MiB

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

115th of 1,219
66th of 1,219

Family

The product line

Ryzen 5 5000 G-Series Desktop
11th Generation Core i7

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

April 2021
February 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4
DDR4-3200

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

Yes
No

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

-
No

Ryzen 5 5600G vs Core i7-11700F specs and performance

In our benchmarks, the Core i7-11700F beats the Ryzen 5 5600G in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 5600G in all gaming tests too.

With info from our database, we find that the Core i7-11700F has slightly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Ryzen 5 5600G has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 5600G. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 5 5600G has a significantly higher clock speed than the Core i7-11700F. Despite this, the Core i7-11700F 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. In terms of cache, the Core i7-11700F has slightly more L2 cache when compared to the Ryzen 5 5600G. However, both these chips have the same amount of L3 cache.

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 5600G has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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