AMD Ryzen 5 3500X

AMD Ryzen 5 3500X Benchmark

AMD Ryzen 5 3500X Processor benchmark, specs and release date - 4 GHz 6 core AMD CPU rating. Is the Ryzen 5 3500X good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

51 %
Very Good score from 5 samples
Medium uncertainty

Ranked 325th out of 1,337 in the CPU Database.

Overall Gaming Multitasking Heavy Workloads
51 % 78 % 42 % 41 %
Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good

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Geekbench (multi)
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Geekbench (single)
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3DMark Physics
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5,180 1,174 4,963

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CPU Comparison

The AMD Ryzen 5 3500X compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more CPUs with our CPU Comparison Tool.

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AMD Ryzen 5 3500
53 %
AMD Ryzen 5 3500X
51 %


Clock Speed 3.6 GHz
Turbo Speed 4.1 GHz
Cores 6
Threads 6
L1 Cache 384 KiB
L2 Cache 3072 KiB
L3 Cache 32 MiB
Release Date 2019-09-24
Has Unlocked Multiplier Yes
TDP 65 W

AMD Ryzen 5 3500X

The Ryzen 5 3500X is a 6 core CPU from AMD released in 2019. This chip has a very good overall score at 51% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 78%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Ryzen 5 3500X scores 42% and 41% respectively. Indeed, this is a very good rating for very heavy workloads.

The Ryzen 5 3500X has 6 cores and 6 threads. This chip has no simultaneous multithreading support, as it has the same number of cores as threads. This AMD CPU has a clock speed of 3.6 GHz and a turbo speed of 4.1 GHz : a higher clock speed that can be reached when thermals and power delivery allow. This CPU has an unlocked multiplier and allows for overclocking. With adequate cooling and a good power supply, it's possible to run this CPU at a higher clock speed.

In terms of cache, the Ryzen 5 3500X has 384 KiB of level 1 cache, 3 MiB of level 2 cache and 32 MiB of level 3 cache. This is a fast memory located close to the processor, which stores copies of frequently used data from main memory.

Power and thermals for the AMD Ryzen 5 3500X CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 65 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.

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