Ryzen 5 5600G vs Ryzen 7 3800X specs and performance
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 7 3800X is faster than the Ryzen 5 5600G. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 5600G has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Ryzen 7 3800X has slightly more cores with 8 cores compared to the Ryzen 5 5600G that has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 5600G. In terms of clock speed, the Ryzen 5 5600G and Ryzen 7 3800X are identical in this regard. Despite this, the Ryzen 7 3800X has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 5 5600G CPU outputs less heat than a Ryzen 7 3800X CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. In terms of cache, the Ryzen 7 3800X has slightly more L2 cache when compared to the Ryzen 5 5600G. The Ryzen 7 3800X also has significantly more L3 cache.
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 5600G has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.