Hey so I’m planning to upgrade from an i5 11th gen to the current i7 13th gen, how significant is the performance bump? Mainly compile-time wise and responsiveness. Also I’m not going to opt for AMD for now as my 64 Gb kit will be useless, and I don’t do heavy stuff that would need a better gpu, and lastly I don’t want to wait lol.
There’s a BIG performance increase from 11th gen to 12th gen - you add 8 efficiency cores and go from a 4C/8T CPU to an 8C/16T CPU. Granted those aren’t full power cores and they don’t have Hyper-Threading, but still, they do add a lot. 13th gen has all that and is about 15-20% faster and more efficient as well.
I can’t give you exact numbers because I probably don’t run what you do, I probably don’t even have the same OS. 11th gen to 12th gen was worth it for me, it was a big step change. 12th gen to 13th gen isn’t really worth it for me. AMD is interesting but the big gains are mostly in the iGPU, and I don’t game.