Ryzen 3 3250U vs Core i5-5257U benchmarks
In our benchmarks, the Core i5-5257U beats the Ryzen 3 3250U in overall performance. Despite this, the Ryzen 3 3250U has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.
Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads. Our comparison shows that the Core i5-5257U has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 3 3250U. Despite this, the Ryzen 3 3250U has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 3 3250U CPU outputs less heat than a Core i5-5257U CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The info from our database shows that the Ryzen 3 3250U has more L2 cache than the Core i5-5257U. The Ryzen 3 3250U also has slightly more L3 cache.
Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Ryzen 3 3250U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.