Intel Xeon W-3245M vs AMD Ryzen 5 3600X

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Xeon W-3245M CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
Intel Xeon W-3245M AMD Ryzen 5 3600X

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Xeon W-3245M and the AMD Ryzen 5 3600X and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Xeon W-3245M 16 core processor released in Q2/2019 with the AMD Ryzen 5 3600X which has 6 CPU cores and was introduced in Q3/2019.
Intel Xeon W (83) Family AMD Ryzen 5 (86)
Intel Xeon W-2200/3200 (17) CPU group AMD Ryzen 3000 (15)
7 Generation 3
Cascade Lake W Architecture Matisse (Zen 2)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor AMD Ryzen 5 2600X
-- Successor AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon W-3245M is a 16 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.20 GHz (4.60 GHz). The processor can compute 32 threads at the same time. The AMD Ryzen 5 3600X clocks with 3.80 GHz (4.40 GHz), has 6 CPU cores and can calculate 12 threads in parallel.

Intel Xeon W-3245M Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
16 Cores 6
32 Threads 12
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? Yes
3.20 GHz Frequency 3.80 GHz
4.60 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.

Intel Xeon W-3245M Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

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.

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
GPU frequency --
-- GPU (Turbo) --
-- GPU Generation --
Technology
Max. displays
-- Compute units --
-- Shader --
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory --
-- DirectX Version --

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.

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

Up to 2048 GB of memory in a maximum of 6 memory channels is supported by the Intel Xeon W-3245M, while the AMD Ryzen 5 3600X supports a maximum of 128 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 51.2 GB/s enabled.

Intel Xeon W-3245M Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
DDR4-2933 Memory DDR4-3200
2048 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
6 (Hexa Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
140.7 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache --
22.00 MB L3 Cache 32.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 4.0
64 PCIe lanes 20
63.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 39.4 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Xeon W-3245M has a TDP of 205 W. The TDP of the AMD Ryzen 5 3600X is 95 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Xeon W-3245M Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
205 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 95 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical details

The Intel Xeon W-3245M has 22.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 14 nm. The cache of AMD Ryzen 5 3600X is at 32.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 7 nm.

Intel Xeon W-3245M Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
14 nm Technology 7 nm
Monolithic Chip design Chiplet
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
LGA 3647 Socket AM4 (PGA 1331)
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q2/2019 Release date Q3/2019
5000 $ Release price 215 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon W-3245M (89%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon W-3245M (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X (54%)

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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.60 GHz
1182 (95%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1245 (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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
16096 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
6992 (43%)

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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.60 GHz
1374 (86%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1605 (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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
11766 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
6822 (58%)

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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.60 GHz
437 (87%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
501 (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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
7444 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
3751 (50%)

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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
28894 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
18267 (63%)

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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.60 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
69 (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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.60 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
468 (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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.60 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1301 (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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
9704 (100%)

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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
142 (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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
233.9 (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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.60 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
503 (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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
4083 (100%)

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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.60 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
204 (100%)

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.
Intel Xeon W-3245M Intel Xeon W-3245M
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600X AMD Ryzen 5 3600X
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
1647 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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Memory Gaming PC mit Ryzen 5 3600X

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