Ryzen 5 3600X vs Core i9-9880H comparison
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 5 3600X is faster than the Core i9-9880H. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i9-9880H in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Core i9-9880H has slightly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Ryzen 5 3600X has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 3600X. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 5 3600X has a significantly higher clock speed than the Core i9-9880H. Despite this, the Core i9-9880H has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Core i9-9880H outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 3600X thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. In terms of cache, the Ryzen 5 3600X has significantly more L2 cache when compared to the Core i9-9880H. The Ryzen 5 3600X also has significantly more L3 cache.
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 3600X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.