AMD Ryzen 5 4600G vs AMD Ryzen 5 4600GE

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 4000 G-Series Desktop 6 core CPU vs AMD Ryzen 5 4000 G-Series Desktop 6 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

67 %
86 %
28% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

92 %
3% slightly better gaming score
89 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

59 %
86 %
45% significantly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

57 %
86 %
50% significantly better heavy workload score

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Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

6
Identical
6

Threads

Number of logical processing units

12
Identical
12

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
12% slightly higher clock speed
3 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
Identical
4 GHz

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
35 W
85% significantly lower TDP

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

2
Identical
2

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
Identical
384 KiB

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

3 MiB
Identical
3 MiB

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

8 MiB
Identical
8 MiB

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

176th of 1,326
94th of 1,326

Family

The product line

Ryzen 5 4000 G-Series Desktop
Ryzen 5 4000 G-Series Desktop

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2020
July 2020

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4
DDR4

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

Yes
Yes

Ryzen 5 4600G vs Ryzen 5 4600GE comparison

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 4600GE beats the Ryzen 5 4600G in overall performance. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 4600G has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

When comparing these CPUs we notice that they have the same number of cores and the same number of threads.

Our database shows that the Ryzen 5 4600G has a slightly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 5 4600GE. Both these CPUs have identical turbo speeds.

The Ryzen 5 4600GE outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 4600G thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

In terms of cache, both these CPUs have the same amount of L2 cache and L3 cache.

In conclusion, all specs and CPU benchmarks considered, will recommend the Ryzen 5 4600GE over the Ryzen 5 4600G.

CPU comparison

Use the table to the left to compare both the Ryzen 5 4600G and the Ryzen 5 4600GE, the advantages and disadvantages of each are shown.

CPU rating

Our CPU rating is split into 4 categories: Overall, Gaming, Multitasking and Heavy Workloads. The overall score accesses performance using all CPU cores, gaming prioritises the first six cores, multitasking takes the first eight cores into account and finally heavy workloads are measured using a sixteen-core baseline.

Processor specifications

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 4600G has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

Clock speed and Turbo speed are important when comparing per core performance, generally the higher, the better. A higher clock speed may cause a higher TDP, however.

TDP (Thermal Design Power) is a measurement of how much energy is lost as heat when a processor is running. This has an impact on system temperatures. If temperatures get too high (typically around 100 °C or 200 °F), the CPU will lower its performance in order to prevent damage to the chip. Adequate cooling is essential for good performance.

Cache is very fast memory built into the processor. It stores what the CPU is currently working on and anything that doesn't fit is sent to the main system memory, which is slower but more plentiful. It is split into three levels, with Level 1 being the fastest and Level 3 being the slowest. More CPU cache is desirable for high-performance scenarios.

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