Average Bench: 84.4% (103rd of 1316)

Based on 31,412 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00870F10 Model: AMD Ryzen 5 3500X 6-Core Processor

The upcoming hex-core, third generation Ryzen 5 3500X, shares the same Zen 2 7nm microarchitecture as the incumbent 6-core, 12-thread Ryzen 5 3600. The 3500X has a base clock of 3.6 GHz and a boost clock just short of the 3600’s 4.2 GHz, at 4.1 GHz. It also has 35 MB of cache and a TDP of 65W. Given the architecture and clock speeds, the 3500X will offer very similar gaming performance to the SMT enabled 12-thread 3600, but at a significant discount in price. Early UserBenchmarks show that there is just a 1% gap in effective speed between the 3500X and 3600. Also anticipated for release is the non-X, Ryzen 5 3500, which will have slightly less L3 cache. [Oct '19 CPUPro]

Poor: 75%Average: 84.4% Great: 91%
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 72%

Very good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 5 3500X averaged just 15.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 5 3500X near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 128Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 254Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 5 3500X is just 16%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 5 3500X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 719Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 710Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 31,412 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.7 Memory 77.1 84.5
117 1-Core 128 133
231 2-Core 254 266
85.6% 153 Pts
Min Avg Max
427 4-Core 495 528
566 8-Core 710 790
77.9% 603 Pts
Min Avg Max
596 64-Core 719 791
48.2% 719 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 81
1-Core 132
2-Core 264
89% 159 Pts
4-Core 528
8-Core 779
84% 653 Pts
64-Core 765
51% 765 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.3
1-Core 132
2-Core 263
88% 158 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 758
83% 642 Pts
64-Core 749
50% 749 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.6
1-Core 132
2-Core 264
88% 158 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 597
75% 560 Pts
64-Core 672
45% 672 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.5
1-Core 129
2-Core 251
85% 152 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 721
79% 611 Pts
64-Core 723
48% 723 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.6
1-Core 69.6
2-Core 173
56% 100 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 580
68% 519 Pts
64-Core 562
38% 562 Pts
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Typical Ryzen 5 3500X Builds (Compare 20,187 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 51%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B450M S2H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $415

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3rd generation AMD Ryzen processor, built to perform, designed to win...

Added 20 months ago.


4 months ago.

i had the perfect experience with my rx 570 4gb and this ryzen 5 3500x processor.


2 days ago.

Cheap, affordable CPU, nice performance/price ratio


15 days ago.

it,s a verry good bang for the buck cpu


16 days ago.

this specific processor is really underrated


2 months ago.

best processor for gaming and everything else


20 months ago.


20 months ago.

Recently released to compete with Intel Core i5-9400F, this CPU, unlike the more powerful Ryzen 5 3600, doesn't come with multithreaded support but retained large amount of L3 cache and the PCIe 4.0 support that the new Zen 2 CPUs had. Judging from the recent benchmarks which suggested Ryzen 5 3500X being very competitive against the Intel counterpart at both of the performance and value which many users would look for.


20 months ago.



8 months ago.

Managed to pick one up for $100. Great all-around CPU for gaming and light workstation. Unfortunately, I did not win the silicon lottery and got a chip that can only overclock to 4.025GHz at 1.275V. Still managed to bench a decent single and quad core score on UBM.


2 months ago.

Very good cpu for its price


5 days ago.

On 16th of Feb 2021 paid only 136 euro (620PLN) for this brand new chip but with no cooling. Amazing value! Performance basically the same as of Ryzen 5 3600 but at a much lower price. Super happy with it! Coupled with Arctic Freezer 34 eSports Duo so it runs really cool - idles around 45 Celsius but stressed does not exceed 70.

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