Ryzen 5 3550H vs Core i7-5930K comparison
In our benchmarks, the Core i7-5930K beats the Ryzen 5 3550H in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 3550H in all gaming tests too.
In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Core i7-5930K has significantly more cores than the Ryzen 5 3550H. Indeed, the Core i7-5930K has 6 cores compared to 4 cores found in the Ryzen 5 3550H. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 3550H. Our comparison shows that the Core i7-5930K has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 5 3550H. Furthermore, both these CPUs have identical turbo speeds. A Ryzen 5 3550H CPU outputs less heat than a Core i7-5930K CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.
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 5 3550H has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.