AMD Ryzen 3 5300G vs AMD Ryzen 5 5600U

Compare AMD Ryzen 3 5000 G-Series 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

82 %
51% significantly better overall score
54 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

102 %
54% significantly better gaming score
66 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

76 %
52% significantly better multitasking score
50 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

74 %
51% significantly better heavy workload score
49 %

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Number of physical processing units

49% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

49% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
73% significantly higher clock speed
2 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
4 GHz


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

8 MiB
16 MiB
100% significantly more L3 cache

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

108th of 1,327
285th of 1,327


The product line

Ryzen 3 5000 G-Series Desktop
Ryzen 5 Mobile

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

April 2021
December 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Ryzen 3 5300G vs Ryzen 5 5600U benchmarks

Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen 3 5300G performs better than the Ryzen 5 5600U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 5600U in all gaming tests too.

With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 5 5600U has significantly more cores with 6 cores whereas the Ryzen 3 5300G has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 3 5300G. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 3 5300G has a significantly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 5 5600U. In addition, both chips have the same turbo speed. The Ryzen 5 5600U outputs less heat than Ryzen 3 5300G 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 5600U has more L2 cache than the Ryzen 3 5300G. The Ryzen 5 5600U also has significantly more L3 cache.

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 5300G has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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