AMD Ryzen 7 5800X vs AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3800 MHz / Cores: 8 / Nov 2020
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3700 MHz / Cores: 6 / Nov 2020
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
    119%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
    102%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
    136%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

Much higher multi threaded performance (around 36% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
Around 19% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

40 watts lower power draw.

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

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


Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 7 5800XAMD Ryzen 5 5600X
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 7 5800XAMD Ryzen 5 5600X
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_3vsAMD_Zen_3
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4-3200 MHz Dual-channelvsDDR4-3200 MHz Dual-channel
CodenameVermeervsVermeer
Release DateNov 2020vsNov 2020

Cores

AMD Ryzen 7 5800XAMD Ryzen 5 5600X
Cores8vs6
Threads16vs12
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen 7 5800XAMD Ryzen 5 5600X
L1 Cache64K (per core)vs64K (per core)
L2 Cache512K (per core)vs512K (per core)
L3 Cache32MBvs32MB

Physical

AMD Ryzen 7 5800XAMD Ryzen 5 5600X
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsAMD Socket AM4
Max Case Temp95°Cvs95°C
Packagevs
Die Sizeunknownvsunknown
Process7 nmvs7 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 7 5800XAMD Ryzen 5 5600X
Cpu Frequency3800 MHzvs3700 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4700 MHzvs4600 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
VoltageN/AvsN/A
TDP105 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
    5640 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    5520 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
    44505 points
  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    32500 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800X (simulated)
    266.33
  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X (simulated)
    260.67

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800X (simulated)
    2551.14
  • AMD Ryzen 5 5600X (simulated)
    1863

points - higher is better