AMD Ryzen 5 5600G vs AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 5000 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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Price

The cheapest price from our partner retailers

$ 147.63
$ 112.28 significantly less expensive
$ 259.91

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

61 %
64 %
4% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

83 %
7% slightly better gaming score
77 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

54 %
59 %
9% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

53 %
58 %
9% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

7315
8394
14% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score
Geekbench (single) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

1467
17% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score
1251
3DMark Physics score

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

7613
9587
25% slightly higher 3DMark Physics score

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

6
8
33% slightly more cores

Threads

Number of logical processing units

12
16
33% slightly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3.9 GHz
8% slightly higher clock speed
3.6 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4.4 GHz
Identical
4.4 GHz

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
Identical
65 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

2
Identical
2

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
512 KiB
33% slightly 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

16 MiB
32 MiB
100% significantly more L3 cache

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

115th of 1,219
104th of 1,219

Family

The product line

Ryzen 5 5000 G-Series Desktop
Ryzen 7 Desktop

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

April 2021
July 2019

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4
DDR4

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

Yes
Yes

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.

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