AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 1700X

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop with Radeon Vega Graphics 4 core CPU vs AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 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

42 %
44 %
4% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

65 %
66 %
1% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

35 %
37 %
5% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

34 %
36 %
5% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

3,582
6,049
68% significantly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

924
2% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score
902

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

4
8
100% significantly more cores

Threads

Number of logical processing units

8
16
100% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
8% slightly higher clock speed
3 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
10% slightly higher turbo speed
4 GHz

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
46% significantly lower TDP
95 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

2
Identical
2

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
768 KiB
100% 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

4 MiB
16 MiB
300% significantly more L3 cache

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

424th of 1,337
400th of 1,337

Family

The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop with Radeon Vega Graphics
Ryzen 7 PRO Desktop

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2019
June 2017

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4
DDR4

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

Yes
Yes

Ryzen 5 3400G vs Ryzen 7 PRO 1700X benchmarks

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 7 PRO 1700X beats the Ryzen 5 3400G in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 3400G in all gaming tests too.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Ryzen 7 PRO 1700X has significantly more cores than the Ryzen 5 3400G. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 PRO 1700X has 8 cores compared to 4 cores found in the Ryzen 5 3400G. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 3400G. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 5 3400G has a slightly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 7 PRO 1700X. Also, the Ryzen 5 3400G has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 5 3400G CPU outputs less heat than a Ryzen 7 PRO 1700X CPU because of its 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 7 PRO 1700X has more L2 cache than the Ryzen 5 3400G. The Ryzen 7 PRO 1700X 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 5 3400G has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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