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AMD Ryzen 5 3600: specs and benchmarks
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AMD started Ryzen 5 3600 sales 7 July 2019 at a recommended price of $199. This is a Matisse architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 7 nm, 12 nm manufacturing technology, with a max turbo frequency of 4200 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM4 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt. It supports DDR4 Dual-channel memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at
of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 9654.
Ryzen 5 3600 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
|Place in performance ranking||477|
|Place by popularity||5|
|Value for money||44.83|
|Market segment||Desktop processor|
|Series||AMD Ryzen 5|
|Architecture codename||Matisse (2019−2020)|
|Release date||7 July 2019 (3 years old)|
|Launch price (MSRP)||$199||of 305 (Core i7-870)|
|Current price||$167 (0.8x MSRP)||of 15854 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)|
Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
|Physical cores||6 (Hexa-Core)|
|Base clock speed||3.6 GHz||of 4.7 (Ryzen 9 7900X)|
|Boost clock speed||4.2 GHz||of 6 (Core i9-13900KS)|
|L1 cache||96K (per core)||of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)|
|L2 cache||512K (per core)||of 36864 (Apple M2 Max)|
|L3 cache||32 MB (shared)||of 768 (EPYC 7773X)|
|Chip lithography||7 nm, 12 nm||of 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)|
|Number of transistors||4,800 million||of 9900000 (Ryzen 5 7645HX)|
|64 bit support||+|
|Windows 11 compatibility||+|
Information on Ryzen 5 3600 compatibility with other computer components and devices: 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. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.
|Number of CPUs in a configuration||1 (Uniprocessor)||of 8 (Xeon Platinum 8160M)|
|Power consumption (TDP)||65 Watt||of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)|
Technologies and extensions
Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 3600. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 3600's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.
|Supported memory types||DDR4 Dual-channel||of 5600 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)|
|Maximum memory size||128 GB||of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)|
|Max memory channels||2||of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)|
|Maximum memory bandwidth||51.196 GB/s||of 460.8 (EPYC 9654)|
|ECC memory support||-|
General parameters of a GPU integrated into Ryzen 5 3600.
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Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Ryzen 5 3600. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
Combined synthetic benchmark 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.
Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.
Benchmark coverage: 68%
GeekBench 5 Single-Core
GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.
Benchmark coverage: 37%
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.
Benchmark coverage: 37%
Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core
Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.
Benchmark coverage: 15%
Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core
Cinebench R15 (standing for Release 15) is a benchmark made by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version (sometimes called Single-Thread) only uses a single processor thread to render a room full of reflective spheres and light sources.
Benchmark coverage: 14%
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Overall Ryzen 5 3600 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.
According to our data, the closest Intel alternative to Ryzen 5 3600 is Core i5-11500B, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our ranking.
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