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

54 %
56 %
3% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

77 %
10% slightly better gaming score
70 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

47 %
52 %
10% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

45 %
51 %
13% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

0.69% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score
Geekbench (single) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

1% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score
3DMark Physics score

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

26% slightly higher 3DMark Physics score



Number of physical processing units

33% slightly more cores


Number of logical processing units

33% slightly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3.8 GHz
18% slightly higher clock speed
3.2 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4.5 GHz
2% slightly higher turbo speed
4.4 GHz


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


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

150th of 1,219
138th of 1,219


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


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


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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