AMD Ryzen 5 5600G vs Ryzen 5 3600X

We compared two 6-core desktop CPUs: the 3.9 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 5600G against the 3.8 GHz Ryzen 5 3600X. 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 3600X and 5600G
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
  • Newer - released 1-year and 10-months later
  • Consumes up to 32% less energy than the Ryzen 5 3600X – 65 vs 95 Watt
  • Includes an integrated GPU Radeon RX Vega 7
  • 13% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1493 vs 1325 points
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
  • Has 16 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1493
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
11148
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
3169
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
19825
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1493
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Specifications

Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 5 5600G and Ryzen 5 3600X

General

Vendor AMD AMD
Released April 13, 2021 July 7, 2019
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Cezanne Zen 2
Socket AM4 AM4
Integrated GPU Radeon RX Vega 7 No

Performance

Cores 6 6
Threads 12 12
Base Frequency 3.9 GHz 3.8 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.4 GHz 4.4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 39x 38x
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 16MB (shared) 32MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes

Power

Transistors 10.7 billions 3.8 billions
Fabrication process 7 nm 7 nm
TDP 45-65 W 95 W
Max. temperature 95°C 95°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Radeon RX Vega 7 -
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1900 MHz -
Shading Units 448 -
TMUs 28 -
ROPs 7 -
TGP 10-45 W -
iGPU FLOPS
1.108 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-3200
Memory Size 128 GB 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth - 47.68 GB/s
ECC Support No Yes

Misc

Official site AMD Ryzen 5 5600G official page AMD Ryzen 5 3600X official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 4.0
PCI Express Lanes 24 16

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Total votes: 76

Comments

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