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Core i5-11400F vs Ryzen 9 5900X

Core i5-11400F vs Ryzen 9 5900X: game performance, price, value, and specification comparison. Select comparison game parameters.

Intel Core i5-11400F

2.6 GHz | 6-core

Intel Core i5-11400F Logo
Intel® Core™ i5-11400F Desktop Processor 6 Cores up to 4.4 GHz LGA1200 (Intel® 500 Series & Select 400 Series Chipset) 65W

Buy for $149.99 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 9 minutes ago

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FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

3.7 GHz | 12-core

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 12-core, 24-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor

Buy for $425 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 10 minutes ago

Intel Core i5-11400F

2.6 GHz | 6-core

Intel Core i5-11400F Logo
Intel® Core™ i5-11400F Desktop Processor 6 Cores up to 4.4 GHz LGA1200 (Intel® 500 Series & Select 400 Series Chipset) 65W

Buy for $149.99 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 9 minutes ago

vs
FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

3.7 GHz | 12-core

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 12-core, 24-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor

Buy for $425 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 10 minutes ago

Key Differences

In short — Ryzen 9 5900X outperforms the cheaper Core i5-11400F on the selected game parameters. However, the worse performing Core i5-11400F is a better bang for your buck. The better performing Ryzen 9 5900X is 131 days older than the cheaper Core i5-11400F.

Advantages of Intel Core i5-11400F

  • Up to 65% cheaper than Ryzen 9 5900X - $149.99 vs $425.0

  • Up to 60% better value when playing Fortnite than Ryzen 9 5900X - $0.48 vs $1.2 per FPS

  • Consumes up to 38% less energy than AMD Ryzen 9 5900X - 65 vs 105 Watts

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

  • Performs up to 14% better in Fortnite than Core i5-11400F - 354 vs 311 FPS

  • Can execute more multi-threaded tasks simultaneously than Intel Core i5-11400F - 24 vs 12 threads

Fortnite
Fortnite

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i5-11400F Logo
Core i5-11400F

Desktop • Mar 16th, 2021


FPS

311

88%

Value, $/FPS

$0.48/FPS

100%

Price, $

$149.99

100%

Value Winner

Intel® Core™ i5-11400F Desktop Processor 6 Cores up to 4.4 GHz LGA1200 (Intel® 500 Series & Select 400 Series Chipset) 65W

Buy for $149.99 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 9 minutes ago

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo
Ryzen 9 5900X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


FPS

354

100%

Value, $/FPS

$1.2/FPS

40%

Price, $

$425

35%

FPS Winner

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X 12-core, 24-Thread Unlocked Desktop Processor

Buy for $425 on Amazon

In Stock

Updated 10 minutes ago

FPS in TOP 5 Games

Resolution

1920x1080

Game Graphics

High

Intel Core i5-11400F Logo
Core i5-11400F

Desktop • Mar 16th, 2021

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo
Ryzen 9 5900X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020

Geekbench 5 Benchmarks

Intel Core i5-11400F Logo
Core i5-11400F

Desktop • Mar 16th, 2021


Single-Core

1465

88%

Multi-Core

6931

49%

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo
Ryzen 9 5900X

Desktop • Nov 5th, 2020


Single-Core

1672

100%

Multi-Core

14028

100%

Intel Core i5-11400F Logo

Intel Core i5-11400F

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AMD Ryzen 9 5900X Logo

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X

Mar 16th, 2021
Release DateNov 5th, 2020
Core i5CollectionRyzen 9
Rocket LakeCodenameVermeer
Intel Socket 1200SocketAMD Socket AM4
Desktop
Segment
Desktop
6Cores
12
12Threads
24
2.6 GHzBase Clock Speed
3.7 GHz
4.4 GHzTurbo Clock Speed
4.8 GHz
65 W
TDP105 W
14 nmProcess Size
7 nm
26.0xMultiplier
37.0x
NoneIntegrated GraphicsNone
NoOverclockable
Yes

Builds Using Core i5-11400F or Ryzen 9 5900X

Fortnite, 1080p, High

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