AMD Ryzen 5 3600 vs AMD Ryzen 7 5700G

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop 6 core CPU vs AMD Ryzen 7 5000 G-Series Desktop 8 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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$ 139
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$ 294

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

58 %
86 %
48% significantly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

78 %
100 %
28% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

52 %
81 %
55% significantly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

51 %
80 %
56% significantly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

34% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

27% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

43% significantly higher 3DMark Physics score



Number of physical processing units

33% slightly more cores


Number of logical processing units

33% slightly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
4 GHz
5% slightly higher clock speed

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
5 GHz
9% slightly higher turbo speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
65 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access


L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
512 KiB
33% slightly more L1 cache

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

3 MiB
4 MiB
33% slightly more L2 cache

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

32 MiB
100% significantly more L3 cache
16 MiB

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

255th of 1,326
97th of 1,326


The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop
Ryzen 7 5000 G-Series Desktop

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2019
April 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Ryzen 5 3600 vs Ryzen 7 5700G benchmarks

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 7 5700G is faster than the Ryzen 5 3600. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 3600 in all gaming tests too.

When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Ryzen 7 5700G has slightly more cores with 6 compared to the Ryzen 5 3600 that has 8. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 3600. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 7 5700G has a slightly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 5 3600. Also, the Ryzen 7 5700G has a slightly higher turbo speed. Both these chips have an identical TDP (Thermal Design Power). 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 5700G 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 5700G.

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.


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