AMD Ryzen 7 7700 vs AMD Ryzen 5 8600G

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AMD Ryzen 7 7700 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 5 8600G

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD Ryzen 7 7700 and the AMD Ryzen 5 8600G and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the AMD Ryzen 7 7700 8 core processor released in Q1/2023 with the AMD Ryzen 5 8600G which has 6 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2024.
AMD Ryzen 7 (67) Family AMD Ryzen 5 (84)
AMD Ryzen 7000 (14) CPU group AMD Ryzen 8000G (12)
6 Generation 6
Raphael (Zen 4) Architecture Phoenix (Zen 4)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 7 7700 is a 8 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.80 GHz (5.30 GHz). The processor can compute 16 threads at the same time. The AMD Ryzen 5 8600G clocks with 4.30 GHz (5.00 GHz), has 6 CPU cores and can calculate 12 threads in parallel.

AMD Ryzen 7 7700 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
8 Cores 6
16 Threads 12
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.80 GHz Frequency 4.30 GHz
5.30 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 5.00 GHz
4.60 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.75 GHz

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

AMD Ryzen 7 7700 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
-- AI hardware AMD Ryzen AI
-- AI specifications AMD dedicated AI XDNA Technology @ 16 TOPS

Internal Graphics

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

AMD Radeon Graphics (Raphael) GPU AMD Radeon 760M
0.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.80 GHz
2.20 GHz GPU (Turbo) 2.80 GHz
9 GPU Generation 10
5 nm Technology 4 nm
3 Max. displays 4
2 Compute units 8
128 Shader 512
No Hardware Raytracing Yes
No Frame Generation AMD FSR
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 32 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 Graphics (Raphael) GPU AMD Radeon 760M
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
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode
No Codec AV1 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 128 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the AMD Ryzen 7 7700, while the AMD Ryzen 5 8600G supports a maximum of 256 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 83.2 GB/s enabled.

AMD Ryzen 7 7700 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
DDR5-5200 Memory DDR5-5200
128 GB Max. Memory 256 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
83.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 83.2 GB/s
Yes ECC No
8.00 MB L2 Cache 6.00 MB
32.00 MB L3 Cache 16.00 MB
5.0 PCIe version 4.0
24 PCIe lanes 20
94.5 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 39.4 GB/s

Thermal Management

The AMD Ryzen 7 7700 has a TDP of 65 W. The TDP of the AMD Ryzen 5 8600G is 65 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD Ryzen 7 7700 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
88 W TDP (PL2) --
170 W TDP up --
-- TDP down 45 W
95 °C Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 7 7700 has 40.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 5 nm. The cache of AMD Ryzen 5 8600G is at 22.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 4 nm.

AMD Ryzen 7 7700 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
5 nm Technology 4 nm
Chiplet Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2,FMA3, AVX2, AVX512 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2,FMA3, AVX2, AVX512
AM5 (LGA 1718) Socket AM5 (LGA 1718)
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q1/2023 Release date Q1/2024
-- Release price 229 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G (93%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 6 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G (74%)

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 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
108 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
101 (94%)

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 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
1050 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
770 (73%)

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 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
1932 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
1792 (93%)

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 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
19540 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.75 GHz
14067 (72%)

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 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
2177 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
1947 (89%)

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 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
14026 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.75 GHz
10638 (76%)

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 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
2769 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
2671 (96%)

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 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
14689 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.75 GHz
11453 (78%)

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 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 5.30 GHz
744 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
697 (94%)

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 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
7739 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.75 GHz
5505 (71%)

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 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
AMD Radeon Graphics (Raphael) @ 2.20 GHz
563 (20%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
AMD Radeon 760M @ 2.80 GHz
2868 (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 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
35640 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.75 GHz
25955 (73%)

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 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
19,540 CB R23 MC @ 92 W
212 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
14,067 CB R23 MC @ 68 W
207 (97%)

Performance for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. The performance is given in the number (trillions) of arithmetic operations per second (TOPS).
AMD Ryzen 7 7700 AMD Ryzen 7 7700
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 8600G AMD Ryzen 5 8600G
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
16 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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