AMD Ryzen 3 3300X vs AMD Ryzen 7 1800X

Compare AMD Ryzen 3 Desktop 4 core CPU vs AMD Ryzen 7 Desktop 8 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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$ 233.74
$ 61.26 slightly less expensive
$ 295.00

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

40 %
55 %
37% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

64 %
67 %
4% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

32 %
51 %
59% significantly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

31 %
50 %
61% significantly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

3DMark Physics score

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

51% significantly higher 3DMark Physics score
Blender score

Blender score

Cycles Render (Samples per minute)

48% significantly higher Blender score
Geekbench 5 (multi) score

Geekbench 5 (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

0.23% slightly higher Geekbench 5 (multi) score
Geekbench 5 (single) score

Geekbench 5 (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

43% significantly higher Geekbench 5 (single) score
Geekbench 6 (multi) score

Geekbench 6 (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

1% slightly higher Geekbench 6 (multi) score
Geekbench 6 (single) score

Geekbench 6 (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

44% significantly higher Geekbench 6 (single) score



Number of physical processing units

100% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

100% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3.8 GHz
5% slightly higher clock speed
3.6 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
46% significantly lower TDP
95 W

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

256 KiB
768 KiB
200% significantly more L1 cache

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

2 MiB
4 MiB
100% significantly more L2 cache

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

16 MiB
16 MiB

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

308th of 1,255
162nd of 1,255


The product line

Ryzen 3 Desktop
Ryzen 7 Desktop

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

May 2020
February 2017

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Ryzen 3 3300X vs Ryzen 7 1800X comparison

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 7 1800X beats the Ryzen 3 3300X in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 3 3300X in all gaming tests too.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Ryzen 7 1800X has significantly more cores than the Ryzen 3 3300X. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 1800X has 8 cores compared to 4 cores found in the Ryzen 3 3300X. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 3 3300X. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 3 3300X has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 7 1800X. A Ryzen 3 3300X CPU outputs less heat than a Ryzen 7 1800X CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. In terms of cache, the Ryzen 7 1800X has significantly more L2 cache when compared to the Ryzen 3 3300X. However, both these chips have the same amount of L3 cache.

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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