AMD Ryzen 5 5600G

AMD Ryzen 5 5600G Benchmark

AMD Ryzen 5 5600G Processor benchmark, specs and release date - 4 GHz 6 core AMD Ryzen 5 5000 G-Series Desktop CPU rating. Is the Ryzen 5 5600G good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

61 %
Very Good score from 22 samples
Low uncertainty
Performance
Very Good
Ranking
115th of 1,219
Popularity
5th of 1,219
Samples
22 benchmarks

CPU benchmarks

Here are the performance results of this CPU in both the hardwareDB Benchmark and other benchmark utilities. Synthetic tests are an estimation of real-world performance using consistent and repeatable benchmarks.

Overall

Very Good

61 %

Gaming

Very Good

83 %

Multitasking

Very Good

54 %

Heavy Workloads

Very Good

53 %

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Alternative benchmarks

Here are some benchmark results using alternative testing software

Geekbench (multi)

Geekbench (multi)

Multi threaded benchmark

7,315
Geekbench (single)

Geekbench (single)

Single threaded benchmark

1,467
Cinebench R23

Cinebench R23

Multi threaded benchmark

10,551
3DMark Physics

3DMark Physics

Physics simulation benchmark

7,613

Compare these benchmarks and specs using our CPU Comparison Tool

CPU Comparison

The AMD Ryzen 5 5600G compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more CPUs with our CPU Comparison Tool.

Intel Core i7-11700F
72 %
AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
64 %
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
61 %
AMD Ryzen 7 2700X
58 %
AMD Ryzen 5 4600G
54 %
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
52 %
AMD Ryzen 5 5600U
44 %

Specifications

Clock Speed 3.9 GHz
Turbo Speed 4.4 GHz
Cores 6
Threads 12
L1 Cache 384 KiB
L2 Cache 3072 KiB
L3 Cache 16 MiB
PCIe Revision 3
Family Ryzen 5 5000 G-Series Desktop
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channels 2
Release Date 2021-04-13
Has Unlocked Multiplier Yes
TDP 65 W

AMD Ryzen 5 5600G

The Ryzen 5 5600G is a 6 core CPU from AMD released in 2021. This chip has a very good overall score at 61% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 83%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Ryzen 5 5600G scores 54% and 53% respectively. Indeed, this is a very good rating for very heavy workloads.

The Ryzen 5 5600G has 6 cores and 12 threads. This CPU makes use of simultaneous multithreading technology to improve performance on parallel tasks. Each physical CPU core is divided into multiple logical processors. This AMD CPU has a clock speed of 3.9 GHz and a turbo speed of 4.4 GHz : a higher clock speed that can be reached when thermals and power delivery allow. This CPU has an unlocked multiplier and allows for overclocking. With adequate cooling and a good power supply, it's possible to run this CPU at a higher clock speed.

As for memory, the Ryzen 5 5600G makes use of DDR4 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs. Furthermore, this chip can handle up to 2 channels of RAM, a multichannel memory architecture allows for higher data transfer between the CPU and the memory. However, to take advantage of this, you must have enough memory slots filled.

In terms of cache, the Ryzen 5 5600G has 384 KiB of level 1 cache, 3 MiB of level 2 cache and 16 MiB of level 3 cache. This is a fast memory located close to the processor, which stores copies of frequently used data from main memory.

This CPU has fast connectivity with support for PCI-Express Gen 3. The faster the PCIe link, the better. This allows for better performance with GPUs and NVME SSDs.

Power and thermals for the AMD Ryzen 5 5600G CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 65 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.

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