AMD Ryzen 5 3450U vs AMD Ryzen 7 2700U

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Mobile with Radeon Vega Graphics 4 core CPU vs AMD Ryzen 7 Mobile with Radeon RX Vega Graphics 4 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 %
32% slightly better overall score
31 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

51 %
53 %
3% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

38 %
52% significantly better multitasking score
25 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

37 %
54% significantly better heavy workload score
24 %

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Other Benchmarks

Cinebench R23 score

Multi threaded benchmark

3,195
3,603
12% slightly higher Cinebench R23 score

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

4
Identical
4

Threads

Number of logical processing units

8
Identical
8

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

2 GHz
2 GHz
4% slightly higher clock speed

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

15 W
Identical
15 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

2
Identical
2

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
Identical
384 KiB

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

2 MiB
Identical
2 MiB

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

4 MiB
Identical
4 MiB

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

436th of 1,327
576th of 1,327

Family

The product line

Ryzen 5 Mobile with Radeon Vega Graphics
Ryzen 7 Mobile with Radeon RX Vega Graphics

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

-
October 2017

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

-
DDR4

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

-
No

Ryzen 5 3450U vs Ryzen 7 2700U comparison

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 3450U beats the Ryzen 7 2700U in overall performance. Despite this, the Ryzen 7 2700U 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 Ryzen 7 2700U has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 5 3450U. 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. When comparing cache sizes, these CPUs have an identical amount of L2 cache and L3 cache.

The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 3450U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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