Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 vs Ryzen 5 3600XT

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AMD Ryzen 5 3600

AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT

Price
$174.99
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Price
$244.89
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Availability
Out of Stock

Last time in stock: Saturday, August 8, 2020

Availability
In Stock
Brand
AMD
Brand
AMD
Model
  • Ryzen 5 3600
  • 100-100000031BOX
Model
100-100000281BOX
Release Date
📅 July 2019

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Release Date
📅 July 2020

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Performance
(Charts)
45th / 300
Performance
(Charts)
45th / 300
Effective Value
24th / 161
Effective Value
49th / 161
TDP
🔌 65 Watts
TDP
🔌 95 Watts
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Series
Ryzen 5
Series
Ryzen 5 3rd Gen
Core Name
Matisse
Core Name
-
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
64GB
Maximum Supported Memory
128GB
Cache L3
16.00MB
Cache L3
32.00MB
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 ..."

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Compare Processors: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 🆚 Ryzen 5 3600XT. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 3600:

  • 29% cheaper, you can save $69.90.
  • Slightly better effective value.
  • Around 32% lower thermal design power.

Reasons to pick the AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 12 months later.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+200MHz).
  • Higher Max Turbo Clock Frequency (+300MHz).
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