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AMD Ryzen 5 3600 vs Ryzen 5 3600XT

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AMD Ryzen 5 3600

AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT

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Brand
AMD
Brand
AMD
Model
  • 100-100000031BOX
  • Ryzen 5 3600
Model
100-100000281BOX
Release Date
📅 July 2019
Release Date
📅 July 2020
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Single-Core Performance (Charts)
51st / 407
Single-Core Performance (Charts)
24th / 407
Single-Core Effective Value
29th / 142
Single-Core Effective Value
32nd / 142
Workstation Performance (Charts)
56th / 160
Workstation Performance (Charts)
54th / 160
Workstation Effective Value
47th / 141
Workstation Effective Value
70th / 141
TDP
🔌 65 Watts
TDP
🔌 95 Watts
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Series
Ryzen 5
Series
Ryzen 5 3rd Gen
Core Name
Matisse
Core Name
Matisse
Socket
AM4
Socket
AM4
Integrated Graphics
None
Integrated Graphics
None
CPU Cores
6
CPU Cores
6
CPU Threads
12
CPU Threads
12
CPU Clock Rate
3600MHz
CPU Clock Rate
3800MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate
4200MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate
4500MHz
CPU Cooler included
Yes
CPU Cooler included
Yes
Manufacturing Process
7 nm
Manufacturing Process
7 nm
Maximum Supported Memory
128GB
Maximum Supported Memory
128GB
Cache L3
32MB
Cache L3
32MB
Critic Reviews

"With a price of $200, the Ryzen 5 3600 is the price/performance king in its segment. It offers more application performance than anything comparable and is close enough in gaming. Pair that with the slightly lower platform cost on AMD than on Intel (don't bother with the expensive X570 motherboards), as well as the improved memory compatibility, an ..."

Critic Reviews

"The AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT is a spec refresh of the existing Ryzen 5 3600X with some refinements to the 7nm Zen 2 architecture. It's not an exciting release, but it's easy enough to recommend to folks looking to build a good gaming PC right now."

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Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 3600:

  • 20% cheaper, you can save $49.01.
  • Slightly better workstation effective value.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT:

  • Slightly better average single-core performance, around 10%.
  • Slightly better single-core effective value.
  • Slightly better average multithreading performance, around 4%.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 12 months later.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+300MHz).
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