AMD Ryzen 5 3600X processor review

Ryzen 5 3600X processor released by AMD; release date: March 2019. The processor is designed for desktop-computers and based on Zen 2 microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 8, threads - 16. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.8 GHz. Manufacturing process technology - 7 nm. Cache size: L1 - 96K (per core), L2 - 512K (per core), L3 - 16 MB (shared).

Supported memory types: DDR4.

Supported socket types: AM4. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 95 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3047
2911
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
47365
20466
Geekbench 4
Single Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
6265
5554
Geekbench 4
Multi-Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
49962
27771
3DMark Fire Strike
Physics Score
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
14639
0
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2911
PassMark - CPU mark 20466
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 5554
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 27771
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 0

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2
Launch date March 2019
Place in performance rating 92
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 4 GHz
L1 cache 96K (per core)
L2 cache 512K (per core)
L3 cache 16 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm
Maximum frequency 4.8 GHz
Number of cores 8
Number of threads 16
Transistor count 4800 million
Unlocked

Memory

Supported memory types DDR4

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Sockets supported AM4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 95 Watt

Advanced Technologies

Extended Frequency Range (XFR)
Fused Multiply-Add 3 (FMA3)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2)
Intel® AES New Instructions

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)