AMD Ryzen 7 3700X vs AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS

Compare AMD Ryzen 7 Desktop 8 core CPU vs AMD Ryzen 9 Mobile 8 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

63 %
63 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

76 %
79 %
3% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

58 %
59 %
1% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

57 %
57 %

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Other Benchmarks

3DMark Physics score

3DMark Physics score

Physics simulation benchmark

10% slightly higher 3DMark Physics score
Blender score

Blender score

Cycles Render (Samples per minute)

9% slightly higher Blender score



Number of physical processing units



Number of logical processing units


Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3.6 GHz
20% slightly higher clock speed
3 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
35 W
85% significantly lower TDP

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

512 KiB
6300% significantly more L1 cache
8 KiB

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

4 MiB
4 MiB

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

32 MiB
100% significantly more L3 cache
16 MiB

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

121st of 1,255
115th of 1,255


The product line

Ryzen 7 Desktop
Ryzen 9 Mobile

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2019
December 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Ryzen 7 3700X vs Ryzen 9 5900HS benchmarks

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 9 5900HS beats the Ryzen 7 3700X in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 7 3700X in all gaming tests too.

When comparing these CPUs we notice that they have the same number of cores and the same number of threads. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Ryzen 7 3700X has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 9 5900HS. The Ryzen 9 5900HS outputs less heat than Ryzen 7 3700X thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The data shows that both these CPUs have same sized L2 caches. 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 7 3700X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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