AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs AMD Ryzen 5 5600G

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AMD Ryzen 5 3400G CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G or AMD Ryzen 5 5600G - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD Ryzen 5 3400G has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.20 GHz. Up to 64 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 5 3400G was released in Q2/2019.

The AMD Ryzen 5 5600G has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.40 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 5 5600G was released in Q2/2021.
AMD Ryzen 5 (86) Family AMD Ryzen 5 (86)
AMD Ryzen 3000G (8) CPU group AMD Ryzen 5000G (16)
2 Generation 4
Picasso (Zen+) Architecture Cezanne (Zen 3)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor AMD Ryzen 5 4600G
AMD Ryzen 5 4600G Successor AMD Ryzen 5 8600G

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 5 3400G has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 5 3400G is 3.70 GHz (4.20 GHz) while the AMD Ryzen 5 5600G has 6 CPU cores and 12 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 5 5600G is at 3.90 GHz (4.40 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
4 Cores 6
8 Threads 12
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.70 GHz Frequency 3.90 GHz
4.20 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.40 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.20 GHz

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The AMD Ryzen 5 3400G or AMD Ryzen 5 5600G has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 (Raven Ridge) GPU AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 (Renoir)
1.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.40 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 1.90 GHz
8 GPU Generation 9
14 nm Technology 7 nm
3 Max. displays 3
11 Compute units 7
704 Shader 448
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 (Raven Ridge) GPU AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 (Renoir)
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen 5 3400G can use up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 46.9 GB/s. The AMD Ryzen 5 5600G supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 51.2 GB/s.

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
DDR4-2933 Memory DDR4-3200
64 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
46.9 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache 3.00 MB
4.00 MB L3 Cache 16.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
12 PCIe lanes 20
11.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 19.7 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the AMD Ryzen 5 3400G is 65 W, while the AMD Ryzen 5 5600G has a TDP of 65 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up 88 W
45 W TDP down 45 W
95 °C Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 5 3400G is manufactured in 12 nm and has 4.00 MB cache. The AMD Ryzen 5 5600G is manufactured in 7 nm and has a 19.00 MB cache.

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
12 nm Technology 7 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
AM4 (PGA 1331) Socket AM4 (PGA 1331)
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q2/2019 Release date Q2/2021
165 $ Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G (69%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 7 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G (48%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1068 (75%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1421 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
4810 (47%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
10202 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
940 (62%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1507 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
3660 (48%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
7612 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1173 (62%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1896 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
3784 (48%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
7965 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
412 (72%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
574 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1969 (44%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
4479 (100%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.40 GHz
1971 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 7 (Renoir) @ 1.90 GHz
1702 (86%)

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
69 (48%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
143 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
9310 (47%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
19920 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
432 (74%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
586 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
2348 (51%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
4615 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
85 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
589 (100%)

Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
458.6 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
169 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
875 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU performance per watt (efficiency)

Efficiency of the processor under full load in the Cinebench R23 (multi-core) benchmark. The benchmark result is divided by the average energy required (CPU package power in watts). The higher the value, the more efficient the CPU is under full load.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
3.70 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
10,202 CB R23 MC @ 74 W
137 (100%)

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