Average Bench: 84.5% (87th of 1293)

Based on 21,001 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: 73%Average: 84.5% Great: 91%
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 72%

Very good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 5 3500X averaged just 15.5% 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 255Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 5 3500X is just 17.2%. 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 722Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 717Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 21,001 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.4 Memory 76.7 84.5
117 1-Core 128 133
232 2-Core 255 266
85.7% 153 Pts
Min Avg Max
431 4-Core 498 529
568 8-Core 717 791
78.5% 607 Pts
Min Avg Max
579 64-Core 722 792
48.4% 722 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 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.2
1-Core 132
2-Core 264
90% 160 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 774
84% 649 Pts
64-Core 755
51% 755 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.6
1-Core 129
2-Core 254
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 516
8-Core 742
81% 629 Pts
64-Core 720
48% 720 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.6
1-Core 133
2-Core 264
88% 158 Pts
4-Core 516
8-Core 745
82% 631 Pts
64-Core 745
50% 745 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 130
2-Core 258
88% 156 Pts
4-Core 499
8-Core 690
77% 594 Pts
64-Core 726
49% 726 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.4
1-Core 128
2-Core 256
81% 148 Pts
4-Core 497
8-Core 730
79% 614 Pts
64-Core 728
49% 728 Pts
21,001 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 40,694,878 CPUs tested.

Typical Ryzen 5 3500X Builds (Compare 17,057 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 52%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 45%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-B450M S2H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $412

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

Added 17 months ago.

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3 days ago.

By choosing all parts to integrate very well with this CPU, I have been able to build a really good setup for not too much money.


6 days ago.

price falls between the 3300x and 3600 though gaming performance is over all the weakest. However the 3300x is at the moment almost impossible to find and the difference between 1080p game benchmarks is not so much. So although it is a weaker processor its price and availability still make it worth a look.


16 days ago.

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


4 months ago.

Cheap, affordable CPU, nice performance/price ratio


17 days ago.

this specific processor is really underrated


1 month ago.

best processor for gaming and everything else


17 months ago.


17 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.


17 months ago.



4 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.


1 month ago.

I use it on my own computer, love it. performs very good and recommended for budget builders.


6 months ago.

Best Price for Best Peformance


14 months ago.

輕鬆超頻4.2ghz而不需要加電壓輕鬆打敗i5 9400

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