Ryzen 7 5700G vs Core i5-12500 benchmarks
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Core i5-12500 performs better than the Ryzen 7 5700G. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 7 5700G in all gaming tests too.
In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Ryzen 7 5700G has slightly more cores than the Core i5-12500. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 5700G has 8 cores compared to 6 cores found in the Core i5-12500. It also has more threads than the Core i5-12500. 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.
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 7 5700G has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.