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 Zen 2 architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 7 nm, 12 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4200 and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM4 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt. It supports DDR4-3200 memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 41.43 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X.

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)
31.23
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
AMD Ryzen 5
 
Achitecture codename
Zen 2
 
Release date
7 July 2019
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$199
 
Price now
$190
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

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
 
Maximum frequency
4.2 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
384 KB
 
of 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
32 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm, 12 nm
 
Transistor count
4,800 million
 
of 19200 (EPYC 7551P)
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
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

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
DDR4-3200
 
Maximum memory size
128 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
47.68 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

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

41.43

Passmark

19870

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.

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen 5 3600 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 5 3600 from Intel is Core i7-6950X, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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