AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X vs Intel Core i5-11400

Compare AMD Ryzen Threadripper 12 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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$ 499.00
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$ 359.01 significantly less expensive

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

72 %
24% slightly better overall score
58 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

70 %
85 %
21% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

72 %
46% significantly better multitasking score
49 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

72 %
49% significantly better heavy workload score
48 %

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Other Benchmarks

3DMark Physics score

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

4% slightly higher 3DMark Physics score
Blender score

Blender score

Cycles Render (Samples per minute)

38% slightly higher Blender score
Geekbench 5 (multi) score

Geekbench 5 (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

17% slightly higher Geekbench 5 (multi) score
Geekbench 5 (single) score

Geekbench 5 (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

72% significantly higher Geekbench 5 (single) score
Geekbench 6 (multi) score

Geekbench 6 (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

8% slightly higher Geekbench 6 (multi) score
Geekbench 6 (single) score

Geekbench 6 (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

66% significantly higher Geekbench 6 (single) score



Number of physical processing units

100% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

100% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3.5 GHz
3.6 GHz
2% slightly higher clock speed

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4.2 GHz
4.4 GHz
4% slightly higher turbo speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

180 W
65 W
176% significantly lower TDP

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

100% significantly more memory channels

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

1152 KiB
139% significantly more L1 cache
480 KiB

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

6 MiB
100% significantly more L2 cache
3 MiB

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

32 MiB
166% significantly more L3 cache
12 MiB

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

50th of 627
97th of 627


The product line

Ryzen Threadripper
11th Generation Core i5

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2017
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 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.


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