Ryzen 3 5300U vs Ryzen 5 5500U benchmarks
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 5 5500U is faster than the Ryzen 3 5300U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 3 5300U in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 5 5500U has significantly more cores with 6 cores whereas the Ryzen 3 5300U has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 3 5300U. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 3 5300U has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 5 5500U. Both these chips have an identical TDP (Thermal Design Power). 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 5 5500U has more L2 cache than the Ryzen 3 5300U. The Ryzen 5 5500U also has significantly 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 5300U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.