Ryzen 9 5900X vs Ryzen 9 5900HX specs and performance
In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 9 5900X beats the Ryzen 9 5900HX in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 9 5900HX in all gaming tests too.
In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Ryzen 9 5900X has significantly more cores than the Ryzen 9 5900HX. Indeed, the Ryzen 9 5900X has 12 cores compared to 8 cores found in the Ryzen 9 5900HX. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 9 5900HX. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 9 5900X has a slightly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 9 5900HX. Also, the Ryzen 9 5900X has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Ryzen 9 5900HX outputs less heat than Ryzen 9 5900X thanks to a significantly lower TDP. 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 9 5900X has more L2 cache than the Ryzen 9 5900HX. The Ryzen 9 5900X 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 9 5900X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.