AMD Ryzen 7 4700G vs Intel Core i5-11400F

Compare AMD Ryzen 7 4000 G-Series Desktop 8 core CPU vs Intel 11th Generation Core i5 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

94 %
38% slightly better overall score
68 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

86 %
99 %
15% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

98 %
68% significantly better multitasking score
58 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

100 %
78% significantly better heavy workload score
56 %

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Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

8
33% slightly more cores
6

Threads

Number of logical processing units

16
33% slightly more threads
12

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
38% slightly higher clock speed
3 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
Identical
4 GHz

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

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

64th of 1,327
172nd of 1,327

Family

The product line

Ryzen 7 4000 G-Series Desktop
11th Generation Core i5

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2020
February 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4
DDR4-3200

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

Yes
-

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

-
No

Ryzen 7 4700G vs Core i5-11400F specs and performance

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 7 4700G beats the Core i5-11400F in overall performance. Despite this, the Core i5-11400F has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 7 4700G has slightly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Core i5-11400F has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i5-11400F. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 7 4700G has a slightly higher clock speed than the Core i5-11400F. Furthermore, both these CPUs have identical turbo speeds. 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.

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 7 4700G has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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