AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900 vs AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3600

Comparative analysis of AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900 and AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3600 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 9 PRO 3900

  • 6 more cores, run more applications at once: 12 vs 6
  • 12 more threads: 24 vs 12
  • Around 2% higher clock speed: 4.3 GHz vs 4.2 GHz
  • 2x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • 2x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • Around 4% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 3018 vs 2907
  • Around 52% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 32899 vs 21586
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 12 vs 6
Number of threads 24 vs 12
Maximum frequency 4.3 GHz vs 4.2 GHz
L1 cache 768 KB vs 384 KB
L2 cache 6 MB vs 3 MB
L3 cache 64 MB vs 32 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 3018 vs 2907
PassMark - CPU mark 32899 vs 21586

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900
CPU 2: AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3600

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
3018
2907
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
32899
21586
Name AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900 AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3600
PassMark - Single thread mark 3018 2907
PassMark - CPU mark 32899 21586

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900 AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3600

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 Zen 2
Family Ryzen 9 Ryzen 5
Launch date 30 Sep 2019 30 Sep 2019
OPN Tray 100-000000072 100-000000029
Place in performance rating 3 13
Processor Number PRO 3900 PRO 3600
Vertical segment Desktop Desktop

Performance

Base frequency 3.1 GHz 3.6 GHz
L1 cache 768 KB 384 KB
L2 cache 6 MB 3 MB
L3 cache 64 MB 32 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm 7 nm
Maximum core temperature 95 °C 95 °C
Maximum frequency 4.3 GHz 4.2 GHz
Number of cores 12 6
Number of threads 24 12
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Memory

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

Compatibility

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

Peripherals

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