AMD Ryzen 5 2600H vs Ryzen 7 3700U

General info

Comparing Ryzen 5 2600H and Ryzen 7 3700U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
1.91
 
2.11
Market segment
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
AMD Ryzen 5
 
AMD Ryzen 7
Architecture codename
Raven Ridge
 
Picasso
Launch date
30 May 2018 (2 years ago)
 
6 January 2019 (2 years ago)
Price now
$708
 
$625

Technical specs

Ryzen 5 2600H and Ryzen 7 3700U basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores
4
 
4
Threads
8
 
8
Base clock speed
3.3 GHz
 
2.3 GHz
Boost clock speed
3.6 GHz
 
4 GHz
L1 cache
128K (per core)
 
128K (per core)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
512K (per core)
L3 cache
4 MB (shared)
 
4 MB (shared)
Chip lithography
14 nm
 
12 nm
Die size
246 mm2
 
209.78 mm2
Transistor count
4500 Million
 
4500 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 5 2600H and Ryzen 7 3700U compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.

Number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
 
1 (Uniprocessor)
Socket
FP5
 
FP5
Thermal design power (TDP)
15 Watt
 
15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 2600H and Ryzen 7 3700U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensions
XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
 
XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 5 2600H and Ryzen 7 3700U are enumerated here.

AMD-V
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 2600H and Ryzen 7 3700U.

Supported memory types
DDR4 Dual-channel
 
DDR4 Dual-channel
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
64 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
51.196 GB/s
 
38.397 GB/s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 5 2600H and Ryzen 7 3700U.

PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
12

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of Ryzen 5 2600H and Ryzen 7 3700U. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Ryzen 5 2600H 8.60 +2.6%
Ryzen 7 3700U 8.38

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different tests, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario.

Ryzen 5 2600H 7537 +2.5%
Ryzen 7 3700U 7351

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Ryzen 5 2600H and Ryzen 7 3700U are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 2600H

2.6% better performance in benchmarks

More powerful video core

Higher base clock speed (3300 vs 2300 MHz)

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 3700U

Somewhat newer (6 January 2019 vs 30 May 2018)

Cheaper ($625 vs $708)

Higher boost clock speed (4000 vs 3600 MHz)

Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)

So, Ryzen 5 2600H or Ryzen 7 3700U?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Ryzen 5 2600H and AMD Ryzen 7 3700U. The differences in performance seem too small.

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