Ryzen 5 3600XT vs Ryzen 7 5800X benchmarks
In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 7 5800X beats the Ryzen 5 3600XT in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 3600XT in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 7 5800X has slightly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Ryzen 5 3600XT has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 3600XT. Both the Ryzen 5 3600XT and Ryzen 7 5800X have the same clock speed. Despite this, the Ryzen 7 5800X has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 5 3600XT CPU outputs less heat than a Ryzen 7 5800X CPU because of its slightly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. In terms of cache, the Ryzen 7 5800X has slightly more L2 cache when compared to the Ryzen 5 3600XT. However, both these chips have the same amount of 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 3600XT has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.