AMD Ryzen 5 3550U
The Ryzen 5 3550U is a 4 core CPU from AMD. This chip has a very good overall score at 45% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 56%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Ryzen 5 3550U scores 42% and 41% respectively. Indeed, this is a very good rating for very heavy workloads.
The Ryzen 5 3550U has 4 cores and 8 threads. This CPU makes use of simultaneous multithreading technology to improve performance on parallel tasks. Each physical CPU core is divided into multiple logical processors. This AMD CPU has a clock speed of 2.1 GHz.
Power and thermals for the AMD Ryzen 5 3550U CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 15 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.
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