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.