AMD Ryzen 5 2400G vs AMD Ryzen 5 5500U

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop with Radeon Vega Graphics 4 core CPU vs AMD Ryzen 5 Mobile 6 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

31 %
44 %
41% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

50 %
64 %
28% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

26 %
38 %
46% significantly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

25 %
36 %
44% significantly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

35% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score
Geekbench (single) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

11% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score



Number of physical processing units

49% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

49% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3.6 GHz
71% significantly higher clock speed
2.1 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
15 W
333% significantly lower TDP

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
384 KiB

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

2 MiB
3 MiB
49% significantly more L2 cache

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

4 MiB
8 MiB
100% significantly more L3 cache

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

382nd of 1,219
245th of 1,219


The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop with Radeon Vega Graphics
Ryzen 5 Mobile

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

December 2018
December 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Ryzen 5 2400G vs Ryzen 5 5500U benchmarks

Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen 5 5500U performs better than the Ryzen 5 2400G. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 2400G 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 5 2400G has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 2400G. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 5 2400G has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 5 5500U. The Ryzen 5 5500U outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 2400G thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The cache sizes of these CPUs are different. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 5500U has significantly more L2 cache than the Ryzen 5 2400G. The Ryzen 5 5500U also has significantly more L3 cache.

Most CPUs have more threads than cores. This technology, colloquially called hyperthreading, improves performance by splitting a core into multiple virtual ones. This provides more efficient utilisation of a core. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 2400G has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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