AMD Ryzen 5 3600 vs AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

AMD Ryzen 5 3600
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 6 / Mar 2019
AMD Ryzen 5 3600

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 8 / Dec 2019
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    116%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600
    100%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    133%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 3600

None

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 33% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 16% higher average synthetic performance.

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

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


Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 5 3600AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
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

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 5 3600AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_2vsAMD_Zen_2
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZen 2vsZen 2
Release DateMar 2019vsDec 2019

Cores

AMD Ryzen 5 3600AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
Cores6vs8
Threads12vs16
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 3600AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
L1 Cache96K (per core)vs96K (per core)
L2 Cache512K (per core)vs512K (per core)
L3 Cache16MB (shared)vs32MB

Physical

AMD Ryzen 5 3600AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsAMD Socket AM4
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
Packagevs
Die Sizeunknownvsunknown
Process7 nmvs7 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 3600AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
Cpu Frequency3600 MHzvs3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4400 MHzvs4400 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltagevariablevsvariable
TDP65 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600
    4840 points
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    4840 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600
    28987 points
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    38649 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (simulated)
    199
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    199

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (simulated)
    1575.75
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    2101

points - higher is better