AMD Ryzen 5 3600: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 5 3600

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen 5 3600 sales 7 July 2019 at a recommended price of $199. This is 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 maximum 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 20.13 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Ryzen 5 3600 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
1.01
 
Market segment
Desktop
 
Series
AMD Ryzen 5
 
Architecture codename
Matisse
 
Release date
7 July 2019
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$199
 
Price now
$733
 

Technical specs

Ryzen 5 3600's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 5 3600's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
6
 
Number of threads
12
 
Base frequency
3.6 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
4.2 GHz
 
L1 cache
96K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
L3 cache
32 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm, 12 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
Transistor count
4,800 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 9 3800X)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 5 3600 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
 
Socket
AM4
 
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 3600. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 5 3600 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 3600.
Supported memory types
DDR4 Dual-channel
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
128 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
51.196 GB/s
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Ryzen 5 3600.
Integrated graphics
-
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 5 3600. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

20.13

Passmark

17863

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen 5 3600 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 5 3600 from Intel is Core i7-9800X, which is faster by 2% and higher by 5 positions in our rating.

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