Ryzen 5 4600G vs Ryzen 5 5600U comparison
In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 4600G beats the Ryzen 5 5600U in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 5600U in all gaming tests too.
When comparing these CPUs we notice that they have the same number of cores and the same number of threads. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 4600G has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 5 5600U. In addition, both chips have the same turbo speed. The Ryzen 5 5600U outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 4600G thanks to a significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The data shows that both these CPUs have same sized L2 caches. The Ryzen 5 5600U 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 4600G has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.