AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS vs Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3

Comparative analysis of AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS and Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core.



Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS

  • Around 38% higher clock speed: 4.0 GHz vs 2.90 GHz
  • Around 15% higher maximum core temperature: 105 °C vs 91
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 7 nm vs 22 nm
  • 3x lower typical power consumption: 35 Watt vs 105 Watt
Maximum frequency 4.0 GHz vs 2.90 GHz
Maximum core temperature 105 °C vs 91
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm vs 22 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 35 Watt vs 105 Watt

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3

  • 6 more cores, run more applications at once: 12 vs 6
  • 12 more threads: 24 vs 12
  • 24x more maximum memory size: 768 GB vs 32 GB
Number of cores 12 vs 6
Number of threads 24 vs 12
Maximum memory size 768 GB vs 32 GB

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3

Name AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3
PassMark - Single thread mark 2476
PassMark - CPU mark 14582
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 2959
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 20447

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3


Architecture codename Zen 2 Haswell
Launch date 6 Jan 2020 Q1'15
Place in performance rating 172 66
Vertical segment Mobile Embedded
Processor Number E5-2658AV3
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v3 Family
Status Launched


Base frequency 3.0 GHz 2.20 GHz
L1 cache 768 KB
L2 cache 3 MB
L3 cache 11 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 22 nm
Maximum core temperature 105 °C 91
Maximum frequency 4.0 GHz 2.90 GHz
Number of cores 6 12
Number of threads 12 24
Transistor count 9800 million
64 bit support
Bus Speed 9.6 GT/s QPI
Number of QPI Links 2
VID voltage range 0.65V–1.30V


ECC memory support
Max memory channels 2 4
Maximum memory size 32 GB 768 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-4266 DDR4 1600/1866/2133
Maximum memory bandwidth 68 GB/s


Sockets supported FP6 FCLGA2011-3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 35 Watt 105 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2
Package Size 52.5mm x 45mm


Max number of PCIe lanes 12 40
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
PCIe configurations x4, x8, x16
Scalability 2S

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Physical Address Extensions (PAE) 46-bit
Thermal Monitoring


Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)