Ryzen 5 3600X vs Ryzen 5 3600XT benchmarks
In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 3600XT beats the Ryzen 5 3600X in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 3600X in all gaming tests too.
Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads. Both the Ryzen 5 3600X and Ryzen 5 3600XT have the same clock speed. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 3600XT 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. When comparing cache sizes, these CPUs have an identical amount of L2 cache and 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.