Ryzen 7 3800XT vs Ryzen 9 5900HX benchmarks
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 7 3800XT is faster than the Ryzen 9 5900HX. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 9 5900HX 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 3800XT has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 9 5900HX. Also, the Ryzen 7 3800XT has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Ryzen 9 5900HX outputs less heat than Ryzen 7 3800XT thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. When comparing cache sizes, these CPUs have an identical amount of L2 cache. The Ryzen 7 3800XT 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 3800XT has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.