Ryzen Threadripper 1920X vs Core i5-11400 comparison
In our benchmarks, the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X beats the Core i5-11400 in overall performance. Despite this, the Core i5-11400 has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X has significantly more cores with 12 cores compared to the Core i5-11400 that has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i5-11400. With our hardware info, we find that the Core i5-11400 has a slightly higher clock speed than the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X. Also, the Core i5-11400 has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Core i5-11400 outputs less heat than Ryzen Threadripper 1920X thanks to a 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 Threadripper 1920X has significantly more L2 cache when compared to the Core i5-11400. The Ryzen Threadripper 1920X also has significantly more L3 cache.
Most CPUs have more threads than cores. This technology, colloquially called hyperthreading, improves performance by splitting a core into multiple virtual ones. This provides more efficient utilisation of a core. Indeed, the Ryzen Threadripper 1920X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.