Average Bench: 84.8% (192nd of 1452)

Based on 30,318 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00870F10 Model: AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT 6-Core Processor

The XT series of Ryzen CPUs barely outperform their cheaper X and non-X counterparts: 3600, 3600X, 3800X, 3900X. Outside of encoding workloads such as UserBenchmark 64-core, Cinebench, Blender-CPU and Handbrake-CPU the Ryzen architecture remains limited by relatively high latency and the associated gaming bottleneck (frame drops). Dedicated hardware such as NVENC or QuickSync remains far more efficient than CPU cores for encoding. CPU based encoding is akin to using hair clippers on a lawn. The best value CPU amongst the Ryzen range is the 3300X which is the first design to focus on delivering lower latency, and therefore better performance where users need it, rather than “Moar Coars”. Aside from the army of anonymous influencers on social media (reddit, forums, youtube etc.), users will be hard pressed to find rational arguments that favor the XT variants over their cheaper predecessors. [Jul '20 CPUPro]

Very good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT averaged just 15.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT near the top of the comparison list.


Avg. Single Core Speed 140Pts
Avg. Dual Core Speed 272Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT is 20.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Speed 1,029Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 821Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 30,318 samples)
Min Avg Max
66.3 Memory 77.4 88.1
112 1-Core 140 150
228 2-Core 272 296
88.3% 163 Pts
Min Avg Max
420 4-Core 495 563
676 8-Core 821 905
80.3% 658 Pts
Min Avg Max
865 64-Core 1,029 1,127
63.7% 1,029 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.5
1-Core 152
2-Core 303
98% 180 Pts
4-Core 580
8-Core 959
94% 770 Pts
64-Core 1,151
71% 1,151 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.3
1-Core 151
2-Core 300
94% 176 Pts
4-Core 578
8-Core 954
94% 766 Pts
64-Core 1,142
71% 1,142 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.9
1-Core 152
2-Core 304
96% 179 Pts
4-Core 565
8-Core 886
89% 725 Pts
64-Core 1,160
72% 1,160 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 145
2-Core 284
92% 171 Pts
4-Core 532
8-Core 831
84% 682 Pts
64-Core 1,063
66% 1,063 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.1
1-Core 148
2-Core 292
91% 171 Pts
4-Core 563
8-Core 935
91% 749 Pts
64-Core 1,122
69% 1,122 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.8
1-Core 140
2-Core 267
87% 161 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 869
86% 704 Pts
64-Core 1008
62% 1008 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.8
1-Core 136
2-Core 258
84% 155 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 794
78% 638 Pts
64-Core 1,001
62% 1,001 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Memory 67.6
1-Core 105
2-Core 220
71% 131 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 580
60% 481 Pts
64-Core 881
54% 881 Pts
30,318 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 68,075,246 CPUs tested


If you buy via one of these links, our site may earn a commission

AmazonUS $3596 months
EbayUS $50613 mins
Send price feedback
Typical Ryzen 5 3600XT Builds (Compare 19,411 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI B450 TOMAHAWK MAX (MS-7C02) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $778

Popular Ryzen 5 3600XT compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your CPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute

Welcome to our PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best value for money upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchmark
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations
  • - Drive tests include: read, write, sustained write and mixed IO
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency
  • - SkillBench (space shooter) tests user input accuracy
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC
  • - See speed test results from other users
  • - Compare your components to the current market leaders
  • - Explore your best upgrade options with a virtual PC build
  • - Compare your in-game FPS to other users with your hardware
Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2024 CPU Rankings

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]


Group Test Results

  • Best user rated - User sentiment trumps benchmarks for this comparison.
  • Best value for money - Value for money is based on real world performance.
  • Fastest real world speed - Real World Speed measures performance for typical consumers.


Added n/a ago.

Liked (edit your comment) Add link

14 months ago.


overhyped and overpriced—Jan '21


4 months ago.


Experienced gamers avoid AMD for a reason... A bus company with drunk drivers can’t win long term users with paid reviews.—Jan '21


3 years ago.

the 3600 makes much more sense


3 years ago.


2 years ago.

Sham product release, crafted to give AMD’s social media army a fake punch bag to beat on.

1452 Processors (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list

See how consistently different CPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

Why does UserBenchmark have a bad reputation on reddit?
Marketers operate thousands of reddit accounts. Our benchmarks expose their spiel so they attack our reputation.
Why don’t PC brands endorse UserBenchmark?
Brands make boatloads on flagships like the 4090 and 14900KS. We help users get similar real-world performance for less money.
Why don’t youtubers promote UserBenchmark?
We don't pay youtubers, so they don't praise us. Moreover, our data obstructs youtubers who promote overpriced or inferior products.
Why does UserBenchmark have negative trustpilot reviews?
The 200+ trustpilot reviews are mostly written by virgin marketing accounts. Real users don't give a monkey's about big brands.
Why is UserBenchmark popular with users?
Instead of pursuing brands for sponsorship, we've spent 13 years publishing real-world data for users.
The Best
Intel Core i5-12600K $164Nvidia RTX 4060 $293WD Black SN850X M.2 2TB $149
Intel Core i5-12400F $110Nvidia RTX 4060-Ti $385WD Black SN850X M.2 1TB $89
Intel Core i5-13600K $245Nvidia RTX 4070 $549Crucial T700 M.2 4TB $359
Today's hottest deals
If you buy something via a price link, UserBenchmark may earn a commission
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback