AMD Ryzen 3 5300GE vs AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Compare AMD Ryzen 3 5000 G-Series 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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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

82 %
17% slightly better overall score
70 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

101 %
23% slightly better gaming score
82 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

76 %
15% slightly better multitasking score
66 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

74 %
13% slightly better heavy workload score
65 %

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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

4 GHz
4 GHz
2% slightly higher clock speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

35 W
200% significantly lower TDP
105 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access


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

8 MiB
16 MiB
100% significantly more L3 cache

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

111th of 1,327
159th of 1,327


The product line

Ryzen 3 5000 G-Series Desktop
Ryzen 7 Desktop

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

April 2021
April 2018

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Ryzen 3 5300GE vs Ryzen 7 2700X comparison

Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen 3 5300GE performs better than the Ryzen 7 2700X. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 7 2700X in all gaming tests too.

When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Ryzen 7 2700X has significantly more cores with 8 cores compared to the Ryzen 3 5300GE that has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 3 5300GE. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 7 2700X has a slightly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 3 5300GE. A Ryzen 3 5300GE CPU outputs less heat than a Ryzen 7 2700X 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 2700X has significantly more L2 cache when compared to the Ryzen 3 5300GE. The Ryzen 7 2700X 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 5300GE has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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