AMD Ryzen 3 3300 vs AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

AMD Ryzen 3 3300
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3200 MHz / Cores: 4 / Mar 2019
AMD Ryzen 3 3300

AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
AMD Socket AM4 DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 6 / Mar 2018
AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    123%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300
    102%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    150%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 3 3300

45 watts lower power draw.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 50% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 5 2600X

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 3 3300 AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4A
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AES
AVX
AVX2
BMI1
BMI2
SHA
F16C
FMA3
AMD64
EVP
AMD-V
SMAP
SMEP
SMT
Precision Boost 2
3DNow!
CnQ
NX bit
XFR

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 3 3300 AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Architecture AMD_Zen_2 vs AMD_Zen_Plus
Market Desktop vs Desktop
Memory Support DDR4 vs DDR4
Codename Zen 2 vs Zen
Release Date Mar 2019 vs Mar 2018

Cores

AMD Ryzen 3 3300 AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Cores 4 vs 6
Threads 8 vs 12
SMPs 1 vs 1
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

AMD Ryzen 3 3300 AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
L1 Cache 96K (per core) vs 96 KB (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) vs 512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache 16MB (shared) vs 16384 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 3 3300 AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Socket AMD Socket AM4 vs AMD Socket AM4
Max Case Temp unknown vs unknown
Package vs uPGA
Die Size unknown vs 192mm²
Process 7 nm vs 14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 3 3300 AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
Cpu Frequency 3200 MHz vs 3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 4000 MHz vs 4250 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage unknown vs unknown
TDP 50 W vs 95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300
    4400 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    4675 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300
    17177 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    28987 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300 (simulated)
    180.91
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    176

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300 (simulated)
    933.78
  • AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
    1403

points - higher is better