AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3600 vs AMD Ryzen 9 3800X

Comparative analysis of AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3600 and AMD Ryzen 9 3800X processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3600

  • 1048576x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • Around 92% lower typical power consumption: 65 Watt vs 125 Watt
L3 cache 32 MB vs 32MB
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt vs 125 Watt

Reasons to consider the AMD Ryzen 9 3800X

  • CPU is newer: launch date 2 month(s) later
  • 10 more cores, run more applications at once: 16 vs 6
  • 20 more threads: 32 vs 12
  • Around 12% higher clock speed: 4.7 GHz vs 4.2 GHz
  • 4x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2.7x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • Around 6% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2746 vs 2597
  • Around 30% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 23346 vs 17892
Specifications (specs)
Launch date December 2019 vs 30 Sep 2019
Number of cores 16 vs 6
Number of threads 32 vs 12
Maximum frequency 4.7 GHz vs 4.2 GHz
L1 cache 96K (per core) vs 384 KB
L2 cache 512K (per core) vs 3 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2746 vs 2597
PassMark - CPU mark 23346 vs 17892

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3600
CPU 2: AMD Ryzen 9 3800X

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2597
2746
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
17892
23346
Name AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3600 AMD Ryzen 9 3800X
PassMark - Single thread mark 2597 2746
PassMark - CPU mark 17892 23346

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3600 AMD Ryzen 9 3800X

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 Zen 2
Family Ryzen 5
Launch date 30 Sep 2019 December 2019
OPN Tray 100-000000029
Place in performance rating 127 66
Processor Number PRO 3600
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop

Performance

Base frequency 3.6 GHz 3.9 GHz
L1 cache 384 KB 96K (per core)
L2 cache 3 MB 512K (per core)
L3 cache 32 MB 32MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm
Maximum core temperature 95 °C
Maximum frequency 4.2 GHz 4.7 GHz
Number of cores 6 16
Number of threads 12 32
Unlocked
64 bit support
Front-side bus (FSB) 7 nm
Transistor count 19,200 million

Memory

Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 47.68 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Sockets supported AM4 AM4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt 125 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 20
PCI Express revision 4.0
PCIe configurations 1x16+x4, 2x8+x4, 1x8+2x4+x4

Advanced Technologies

AMD SenseMI
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™)