AMD Ryzen 3 3300X vs AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 6 / Mar 2019
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3300 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jun 2017
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
    121%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
    120%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
    123%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 3 3300X

Much higher single threaded performance (around 20% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 23% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Around 21% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

None

AMD Ryzen 3 3300X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 3 3300X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD Ryzen 3 3300X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 3 3300X

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


Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 3 3300XAMD Ryzen 5 1600X
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
XFR 2
3DNow!
CnQ
NX bit
XFR

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 3 3300XAMD Ryzen 5 1600X
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_2vsAMD_Zen
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZen 2vsZen
Release DateMar 2019vsJun 2017

Cores

AMD Ryzen 3 3300XAMD Ryzen 5 1600X
Cores6vs6
Threads12vs12
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen 3 3300XAMD Ryzen 5 1600X
L1 Cache96K (per core)vs128 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512K (per core)vs512 KB (per core)
L3 Cache16MB (shared)vs16384 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 3 3300XAMD Ryzen 5 1600X
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsAMD Socket AM4
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
PackagevsuPGA
Die Sizeunknownvs192mm²
Process7 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 3 3300XAMD Ryzen 5 1600X
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3300 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4300 MHzvs3700 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
    4730 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    4070 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
    28182 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    26571 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X (simulated)
    194.48
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    161

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X (simulated)
    1531.98
  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    1245

points - higher is better