AMD Ryzen 9 3900X 3.8GHz Socket AM4 Box vs. AMD Ryzen 5 3600X 3.8GHz Socket AM4 Box

64-bit processor
Yes
Yes
ECC
Yes
Yes
Instructions
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AVX, AES-NI, AVX2, FMA3, ABM, BMI1, BMI2, F16C, AES
CPU throttling
AMD Pure Power
AMD Pure Power
Integrated graphics
No
No
Turbo Boost/Core
Yes
Yes
Max frequency
4.6 GHz
4.4 GHz
Virtualization
Yes
Yes
Technology type
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
AMD-V, AMD-Vi, AMD RVI
Boxed
Yes
Yes
Box version
with fan
with fan
Clock frequency
3.8 GHz
3.8 GHz
CPU type
AMD Ryzen 9 Gen 3
AMD Ryzen 5 Gen 3
Max number of PCI Express lanes
16
20
Micron technology
7 nm
7 nm
Number of cores
12 ​
6 ​
Number of threads
24 ​
12 ​
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 W
95 W
L2 cache (total)
6 MB
3 MB
L3 cache (total)
64 MB
32 MB
Release year
2019
2019
Socket
AMD Socket AM4
AMD Socket AM4