AMD Ryzen 3 3300X vs AMD Ryzen 5 4600U

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 %
72 %
49% significantly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

76 %
1% slightly better gaming score
75 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

40 %
72 %
79% significantly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

39 %
72 %
84% significantly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

5,119
5% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score
4,869

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

1,263
31% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score
959

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

4
6
49% significantly more cores

Threads

Number of logical processing units

8
12
49% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
80% 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

349th of 1,337
150th of 1,337

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 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.

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