AMD Ryzen 7 5700GE vs Intel Core i5-11600K

Compare AMD Ryzen 7 5000 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

107 %
33% slightly better overall score
80 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

98 %
113 %
15% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

111 %
58% significantly better multitasking score
70 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

113 %
66% significantly better heavy workload score
68 %

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Number of physical processing units

33% slightly more cores


Number of logical processing units

33% slightly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3 GHz
4 GHz
21% slightly higher clock speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

35 W
257% significantly lower TDP
125 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access


L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

4 MiB
166% significantly more L2 cache
2 MiB

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

16 MiB
33% slightly more L3 cache
12 MiB

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

33rd of 1,327
116th of 1,327


The product line

Ryzen 7 5000 G-Series Desktop
11th Generation Core i5

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

April 2021
February 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Ryzen 7 5700GE vs Core i5-11600K benchmarks

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 7 5700GE beats the Core i5-11600K in overall performance. Despite this, the Core i5-11600K has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 7 5700GE has slightly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Core i5-11600K has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i5-11600K. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i5-11600K has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 7 5700GE. A Ryzen 7 5700GE CPU outputs less heat than a Core i5-11600K CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. In terms of cache, the Ryzen 7 5700GE has significantly more L2 cache when compared to the Core i5-11600K. The Ryzen 7 5700GE also has slightly 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 7 5700GE has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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