AMD Ryzen 7 5700G vs Intel Core i5-12500

Compare AMD Ryzen 7 5000 G-Series Desktop 8 core CPU vs Intel 12th Generation Core i5 6 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

$ 273
$ 40.16 slightly less expensive
$ 313

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

84 %
87 %
3% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

99 %
117 %
18% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

79 %
1% slightly better multitasking score
78 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

77 %
1% slightly better heavy workload score
76 %

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Other Benchmarks

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

10,150
6% slightly higher 3DMark Physics score
9,495

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

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

5 GHz
Identical
5 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

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

512 KiB
6% slightly more L1 cache
480 KiB

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

16 MiB
18 MiB
12% slightly more L3 cache

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

105th of 1,337
89th of 1,337

Family

The product line

Ryzen 7 5000 G-Series Desktop
12th Generation Core i5

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

April 2021
February 2022

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4
DDR5-4800

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

Yes
No

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

-
Yes

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.

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