AMD Ryzen 5 3580U
The Ryzen 5 3580U is a 4 core CPU from AMD released in 2019. This chip has a very good overall score at 46% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 57%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Ryzen 5 3580U scores 43% and 42% respectively. Indeed, this is a very good rating for very heavy workloads.
The Ryzen 5 3580U 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 and a turbo speed of 3.7 GHz : a higher clock speed that can be reached when thermals and power delivery allow. This CPU has a locked multiplier, so you are not able to overclock it beyond this frequency.
In terms of cache, the Ryzen 5 3580U has 384 KiB of level 1 cache, 2 MiB of level 2 cache and 4 MiB of level 3 cache. This is a fast memory located close to the processor, which stores copies of frequently used data from main memory.
Power and thermals for the AMD Ryzen 5 3580U 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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