Ryzen 5 3600 vs Ryzen 7 4800HS benchmarks
In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 7 4800HS beats the Ryzen 5 3600 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 3600 in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 7 4800HS has slightly more cores with 6 whereas the Ryzen 5 3600 has 8. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 3600. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 5 3600 has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 7 4800HS. In addition, both chips have the same turbo speed. The Ryzen 7 4800HS outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 3600 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 7 4800HS has more L2 cache than the Ryzen 5 3600. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 3600 has significantly more L3 cache compared to the Ryzen 7 4800HS.
Most CPUs have more threads than cores. This technology, colloquially called hyperthreading, improves performance by splitting a core into multiple virtual ones. This provides more efficient utilisation of a core. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 3600 has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.