AMD Ryzen 5 4600G vs AMD Ryzen 7 2700X

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 4000 G-Series Desktop 6 core CPU vs AMD Ryzen 7 Desktop 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 %
58 %
7% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

75 %
5% slightly better gaming score
71 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

47 %
54 %
14% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

45 %
53 %
17% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Blender score

Blender score

Cycles Render (Samples per minute)

47% significantly higher Blender 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

3.7 GHz
3.7 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4.2 GHz
4.35 GHz
3% slightly higher turbo speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
61% significantly lower TDP
105 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access


L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
768 KiB
100% significantly 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

8 MiB
16 MiB
100% significantly more L3 cache

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

174th of 1,255
142nd of 1,255


The product line

Ryzen 5 4000 G-Series Desktop
Ryzen 7 Desktop

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2020
April 2018

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Ryzen 5 4600G vs Ryzen 7 2700X specs and performance

Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen 7 2700X performs better than the Ryzen 5 4600G. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 4600G has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Ryzen 7 2700X has slightly more cores than the Ryzen 5 4600G. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 2700X has 8 cores compared to 6 cores found in the Ryzen 5 4600G. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 4600G. Both the Ryzen 5 4600G and Ryzen 7 2700X have the same clock speed. Despite this, the Ryzen 7 2700X has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 5 4600G CPU outputs less heat than a Ryzen 7 2700X CPU because of its 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 2700X has slightly more L2 cache than the Ryzen 5 4600G. The Ryzen 7 2700X also has significantly more 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 4600G has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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