AMD Ryzen 5 5600X vs AMD Ryzen 7 5700G

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop 6 core CPU vs AMD Ryzen 7 5000 G-Series 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

$ 222
$ 71.90 significantly less expensive
$ 294

Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

73 %
84 %
15% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

97 %
99 %
2% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

66 %
79 %
19% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

64 %
77 %
20% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

8,150
8,993
10% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

1,613
4% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score
1,537

Cinebench R23 score

Multi threaded benchmark

11,838
13,788
16% slightly higher Cinebench R23 score

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

8,111
10,062
24% 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

4 GHz
4 GHz
2% slightly higher clock speed

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

5 GHz
Identical
5 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

32 MiB
100% significantly more L3 cache
16 MiB

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

146th of 1,327
103rd of 1,327

Family

The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop
Ryzen 7 5000 G-Series Desktop

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

May 2020
April 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4
DDR4

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

Yes
Yes

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

No
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Ryzen 5 5600X vs Ryzen 7 5700G specs and performance

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 7 5700G is faster than the Ryzen 5 5600X. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 5600X in all gaming tests too.

With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 7 5700G has slightly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Ryzen 5 5600X has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 5600X. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 7 5700G has a slightly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 5 5600X. 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 info from our database shows that the Ryzen 7 5700G has more L2 cache than the Ryzen 5 5600X. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 5600X has significantly more L3 cache compared to the Ryzen 7 5700G.

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 5600X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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