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 3% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2983 vs 2910
  • Around 14% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 24571 vs 21601
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 2983 vs 2910
PassMark - CPU mark 24571 vs 21601

Compare benchmarks

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

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2910
2983
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
21601
24571
Name AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3600 AMD Ryzen 9 3800X
PassMark - Single thread mark 2910 2983
PassMark - CPU mark 21601 24571

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 11 8
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™)