Ryzen 5 3600XT vs Ryzen 7 5700G comparison
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen 7 5700G performs better than the Ryzen 5 3600XT. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 3600XT in all gaming tests too.
In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Ryzen 7 5700G has slightly more cores than the Ryzen 5 3600XT. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 5700G has 8 cores compared to 6 cores found in the Ryzen 5 3600XT. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 3600XT. Both the Ryzen 5 3600XT and Ryzen 7 5700G have the same clock speed. Despite this, the Ryzen 7 5700G has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Ryzen 7 5700G outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 3600XT thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The cache sizes of these CPUs are different. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 5700G has slightly more L2 cache than the Ryzen 5 3600XT. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 3600XT has significantly more L3 cache compared to the Ryzen 7 5700G.
The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 3600XT has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.