Ryzen 5 5600G vs Ryzen 7 3700X comparison
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen 7 3700X performs better than the Ryzen 5 5600G. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 5600G has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Ryzen 7 3700X has slightly more cores than the Ryzen 5 5600G. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 3700X has 8 cores compared to 6 cores found in the Ryzen 5 5600G. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 5600G. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 5 5600G has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 7 3700X. Furthermore, both these CPUs have identical turbo speeds. Both these chips have an identical TDP (Thermal Design Power). 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 3700X has slightly more L2 cache than the Ryzen 5 5600G. The Ryzen 7 3700X 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 5600G has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.