Ryzen 5 5600X vs Core i7-10700KF comparison
In our benchmarks, the Core i7-10700KF beats the Ryzen 5 5600X in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 5600X in all gaming tests too.
In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Core i7-10700KF has slightly more cores than the Ryzen 5 5600X. Indeed, the Core i7-10700KF has 8 cores compared to 6 cores found in the Ryzen 5 5600X. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 5600X. Our comparison shows that the Core i7-10700KF has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 5 5600X. Also, the Core i7-10700KF has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 5 5600X CPU outputs less heat than a Core i7-10700KF CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The cache sizes of these CPUs are different. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 5600X has significantly more L2 cache than the Core i7-10700KF. The Ryzen 5 5600X also has significantly more L3 cache.
The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 5600X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.