Are you planning to choose between AMD Ryzen 5 CPUs and Intel i5 CPUs? In this post, MiniTool Partition Wizard lists top 10 best CPUs in terms of AMD Ryzen 5 vs i5. In addition, it also tells you about i5 9400f vs Ryzen 5 3600 vs i5 9600k specs.
Ryzen 5 and Intel i5
Both AMD and Intel are famous CPU brands. They release many CPU models every year. Since 2006 when the Intel Core series of CPUs were released, the Intel CPUs have occupied the leading place in the CPU market.
Until 2017 when AMD Ryzen series of CPUs were released, the AMD CPUs become on par with Intel CPUs again. Intel has i3, i5, i7, and i9 series. To compete with Intel, AMD also offers Ryzen 3, Ryzen 5, Ryzen 7, and Ryzen 9 series.
- The i3 and Ryzen 3 series are entry-level CPUs. They are capable of browsing webpage, daily office work, and running some games like LOL.
- The i5 and Ryzen 5 series are middle-level CPUs. They are capable of running any 3A games, video editing, and game live streaming.
- The i7 and Ryzen 7 series are high-level CPUs. Matched with high-en graphics card, they are capable of video rendering, designing and modeling, running 3A games with high-quality screen, etc.
- The i9 and Ryzen 9 series are the top-tier CPUs. They are capable of machine learning and neural network construction.
This article gives you a full review on Intel and AMD CPU socket types and their development history in form of diagram.
Some people may want to know about AMD Ryzen 5 vs i5. The Ryzen 5 and i5 series have many CPU models. Here is a table about AMD Ryzen 5 vs Intel i5 performance (top 10):
|Gaming Performance||Single-Threaded Performance||Multi-Threaded Performance|
|AMD Ryzen 5 5600X||Intel Core i5-11600K||Intel Core i5-11600K|
|Intel Core i5-11600K||AMD Ryzen 5 5600X||AMD Ryzen 5 5600X|
|Intel Core i5-11400||Intel Core i5-11400||Intel Core i5-11400|
|Intel Core i5-10600K||AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT||AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT|
|AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT||Intel Core i5-10600K||AMD Ryzen 5 3600X|
|AMD Ryzen 5 3600||AMD Ryzen 5 3600X||AMD Ryzen 5 3600|
|AMD Ryzen 5 3600X||Intel Core i5-9600K||Intel Core i5-10600K|
|Intel Core i5-9600K||AMD Ryzen 5 3600||AMD Ryzen 5 2600X|
|Intel Core i5-8600K||Intel Core i5-8600K||Intel Core i5-9600K|
|Intel Core i5-9400 / i5-9400F||Intel Core i5-9400 / -9400F||AMD Ryzen 5 3500X|
This article gives a CPU hierarchy of 5 tires in the form of a chart for gamers of different levels. The list consists of both AMD and Intel processors.
i5 9400f vs Ryzen 5 3600 vs i5 9600k
When it comes to AMD Ryzen 5 vs i5, many people may want to know about i5 9400f vs Ryzen 5 3600 and Ryzen 5 3600 vs i5 9600k. You can find the three CPU models are in the above table. But if you want to know more about them, you can see the following table.
|CPU Model||i5-9400f||Ryzen 5 3600||i5-9600k|
|Architecture||Coffee Lake||Zen 2||Coffee Lake-R|
|Lithography||14 nm||7 nm||14 nm|
Among the three CPU models, which one would you like to choose? If you don't care about budget, you can choose Ryzen 5 3600. It has more advanced process technology (7nm), more threads, more cache, and lower TDP.
But if your budget is limited, i5-9600k is the best choice. It can balance performance and budget. But please note that it has much higher TDP when it has almost the same performance as the Ryzen 5 3600, which is not a good thing.