AMD Ryzen 3 3300X vs Intel Core i5-8600K

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

Intel Core i5-8600K
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jan 2018
Intel Core i5-8600K

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
    125%
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
    103%
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
    147%
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 3 3300X

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 47% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 25% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-8600K

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X.

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 3300XIntel Core i5-8600K
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
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
Boost 2.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 3 3300XIntel Core i5-8600K
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_2vsIntel_Coffelake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZen 2vsCoffee Lake
Release DateMar 2019vsJan 2018

Cores

AMD Ryzen 3 3300XIntel Core i5-8600K
Cores6vs6
Threads12vs6
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsIntel UHD 630

Cache

AMD Ryzen 3 3300XIntel Core i5-8600K
L1 Cache96K (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512K (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache16MB (shared)vs9216 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 3 3300XIntel Core i5-8600K
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackagevsFC-LGA1151
Die Sizeunknownvs151mm²
Process7 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 3 3300XIntel Core i5-8600K
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4300 MHzvs4300 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP65 Wvs95 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
    4730 points
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    5160 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
    28182 points
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    25920 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X (simulated)
    194.48
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    187

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 3 3300X (simulated)
    1531.98
  • Intel Core i5-8600K
    1038

points - higher is better