Ryzen 7 5800 vs Core i9-11900K benchmarks
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen 7 5800 performs better than the Core i9-11900K. Despite this, the Core i9-11900K has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
Info from our database shows that they both have the same core count and the same number of threads. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Core i9-11900K has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 7 5800. Also, the Core i9-11900K has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 7 5800 CPU outputs less heat than a Core i9-11900K 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, both these CPUs have the same amount of L2 cache. The Ryzen 7 5800 also has significantly more L3 cache.
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 5800 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.