AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT vs AMD Ryzen 7 5800H

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

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

66 %
69 %
4% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

92 %
9% slightly better gaming score
84 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

58 %
64 %
10% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

56 %
63 %
12% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

7,041
0% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score
7,040

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

1,302
1,326
1% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

7,282
9,217
26% slightly higher 3DMark Physics score

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

6
8
33% slightly more cores

Threads

Number of logical processing units

12
16
33% slightly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
18% slightly higher clock speed
3 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

5 GHz
2% slightly higher turbo speed
4 GHz

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

95 W
45 W
111% significantly lower TDP

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

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

179th of 1,327
170th of 1,327

Family

The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop
Ryzen 7 Mobile

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2020
December 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4
DDR4-3200

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

Yes
No

Ryzen 5 3600XT vs Ryzen 7 5800H comparison

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 7 5800H beats the Ryzen 5 3600XT in overall performance. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 3600XT has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Ryzen 7 5800H has slightly more cores than the Ryzen 5 3600XT. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 5800H has 8 cores compared to 6 cores found in the Ryzen 5 3600XT. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 3600XT. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 5 3600XT has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 7 5800H. Also, the Ryzen 5 3600XT has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Ryzen 7 5800H 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 5800H 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 5800H.

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 3600XT has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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