AMD Ryzen 5 3450U vs AMD Ryzen 5 5500U

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Mobile 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

41 %
54 %
31% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

51 %
77 %
50% significantly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

38 %
46 %
21% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

37 %
44 %
18% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Cinebench R23 score

Multi threaded benchmark

3,195
8,565
168% significantly higher Cinebench R23 score

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

4
6
49% significantly more cores

Threads

Number of logical processing units

8
12
49% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

2 GHz
Identical
2 GHz

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

15 W
Identical
15 W

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
Identical
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

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

436th of 1,327
289th of 1,327

Family

The product line

Ryzen 5 Mobile with Radeon Vega Graphics
Ryzen 5 Mobile

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

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December 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

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DDR4-3200

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

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No

Ryzen 5 3450U vs Ryzen 5 5500U benchmarks

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 5 5500U is faster than the Ryzen 5 3450U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 3450U in all gaming tests too.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Ryzen 5 5500U has significantly more cores than the Ryzen 5 3450U. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 5500U has 6 cores compared to 4 cores found in the Ryzen 5 3450U. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 3450U. Both the Ryzen 5 3450U and Ryzen 5 5500U have the same clock speed. 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 5 3450U. 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 5 3450U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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