Ryzen 3 3300X vs Ryzen 5 4600U benchmarks
In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 4600U beats the Ryzen 3 3300X in overall performance. Despite this, the Ryzen 3 3300X has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Ryzen 5 4600U has significantly more cores with 6 cores compared to the Ryzen 3 3300X that has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 3 3300X. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Ryzen 3 3300X has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 5 4600U. The Ryzen 5 4600U 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 cache sizes of these CPUs are different. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 4600U has significantly more L2 cache than the Ryzen 3 3300X. Despite this, the Ryzen 3 3300X has significantly more L3 cache compared to the Ryzen 5 4600U.
Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Ryzen 3 3300X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.