AMD Ryzen 5 3550H 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

36 %
16% slightly better overall score
31 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

55 %
3% slightly better gaming score
53 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

31 %
29% slightly better multitasking score
24 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

30 %
30% slightly better heavy workload score
23 %

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

16% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

18% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score

Cinebench R23 score

Multi threaded benchmark

16% slightly higher Cinebench R23 score



Number of physical processing units



Number of logical processing units


Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

2 GHz
2 GHz
4% slightly higher clock speed

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
4 GHz
2% slightly higher turbo speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

35 W
15 W
133% significantly lower TDP

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access


L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
384 KiB

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

2 MiB
2 MiB

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

4 MiB
4 MiB

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

497th of 1,337
588th of 1,337


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

January 2019
October 2017

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Ryzen 5 3550H vs Ryzen 7 2700U specs and performance

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 5 3550H is faster than the Ryzen 7 2700U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 7 2700U in all gaming tests too.

Our spec comparison shows that they have an identical amount of cores and the same number of threads. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 7 2700U has a slightly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 5 3550H. Also, the Ryzen 7 2700U has a slightly higher turbo speed. The Ryzen 7 2700U outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 3550H thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. In terms of cache, both these CPUs have the same amount of L2 cache and 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 3550H has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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