AMD Ryzen 3 3300X vs AMD Ryzen 5 4500U

Compare AMD Ryzen 3 Desktop 4 core CPU vs AMD Ryzen 5 Mobile 6 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

48 %
23% slightly better overall score
39 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

76 %
26% slightly better gaming score
60 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

40 %
25% slightly better multitasking score
32 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

39 %
25% slightly better heavy workload score
31 %

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Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

4
6
49% significantly more cores

Threads

Number of logical processing units

8
33% slightly more threads
6

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
65% significantly higher clock speed
2 GHz

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
15 W
333% significantly lower TDP

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

256 KiB
384 KiB
49% significantly more L1 cache

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

2 MiB
3 MiB
49% significantly more L2 cache

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

16 MiB
100% significantly more L3 cache
8 MiB

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

346th of 1,327
461st of 1,327

Family

The product line

Ryzen 3 Desktop
Ryzen 5 Mobile

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

May 2020
June 2020

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4
DDR4-3200

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

Yes
No

Ryzen 3 3300X vs Ryzen 5 4500U comparison

Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen 3 3300X performs better than the Ryzen 5 4500U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 4500U in all gaming tests too.

With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 5 4500U has significantly more cores with 6 cores whereas the Ryzen 3 3300X has 4 cores. Despite this, the Ryzen 3 3300X has more threads than the Ryzen 5 4500U. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Ryzen 3 3300X has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 5 4500U. The Ryzen 5 4500U outputs less heat than Ryzen 3 3300X thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The info from our database shows that the Ryzen 5 4500U has more L2 cache than the Ryzen 3 3300X. Despite this, the Ryzen 3 3300X has significantly more L3 cache compared to the Ryzen 5 4500U.

The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Ryzen 3 3300X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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