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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 vs Ryzen 3 3200G

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 3.6 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 3600 with 6-cores against the 3.6 GHz Ryzen 3 3200G with 4-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 3200G and 3600
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 3600
  • Has 28 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 12 nanometers
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • 39% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1236 vs 892 points
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
  • 5% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.2 GHz vs 4 GHz)
  • Around 3.97 GB/s (9%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 3 3200G
  • Includes an integrated GPU Radeon Vega 8

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1295
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Ryzen 5 3600 +189%
9443
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
2566
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Ryzen 5 3600 +145%
17510
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1236
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Ryzen 5 3600 +142%
6892

Specifications

Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 5 3600 and Ryzen 3 3200G

General

Vendor AMD AMD
Released July 7, 2019 September 30, 2019
Launch price 199 USD 99 USD
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Zen 2 Zen+
Socket AM4 AM4
Integrated GPU No Radeon Vega 8

Performance

Cores 6 4
Threads 12 4
Base Frequency 3.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.2 GHz 4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 36x 36x
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 96K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 32MB (shared) 4MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes

Power

Transistors 3.8 billions 4.9 billions
Fabrication process 7 nm 12 nm
TDP 65 W 45-65 W
Max. temperature 95°C 95°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics - Radeon Vega 8
GPU Base Clock - 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock - 1100 MHz
Shading Units - 512
TMUs - 32
ROPs - 8
Execution Units - 8
TGP - 65 W
Max. Resolution - 3840x2160 - 60 Hz
iGPU FLOPS
1.13 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-2933
Memory Size 128 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 47.68 GB/s 43.71 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes

Misc

Official site AMD Ryzen 5 3600 official page AMD Ryzen 3 3200G official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 8

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Total votes: 37

Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 3 3200G or Ryzen 5 3600?