AMD Ryzen 5 5500U

AMD Ryzen 5 5500U Benchmark

AMD Ryzen 5 5500U Processor benchmark, specs and release date - 2 GHz 6 core AMD Ryzen 5 Mobile CPU rating. Is the Ryzen 5 5500U good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

54 %
Very Good score from 4 samples
Medium uncertainty

Ranked 291st out of 1,337 in the CPU Database.

Overall Gaming Multitasking Heavy Workloads
54 % 77 % 46 % 44 %
Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good

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Geekbench (multi)
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Geekbench (single)
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Cinebench R23
Cinebench R23
4,375 940 8,565

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CPU Comparison

The AMD Ryzen 5 5500U compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more CPUs with our CPU Comparison Tool.

AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
54 %
AMD Ryzen 5 2600
53 %
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
52 %
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
52 %
AMD Ryzen 5 3450U
41 %
AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
39 %
Intel Core i5-10210U
25 %

Specifications

Clock Speed 2.1 GHz
Cores 6
Threads 12
L1 Cache 384 KiB
L2 Cache 3072 KiB
L3 Cache 8 MiB
PCIe Revision 3
Family Ryzen 5 Mobile
Memory Type DDR4-3200
Release Date 2021-12-01
Has Unlocked Multiplier No
TDP 15 W

AMD Ryzen 5 5500U

The Ryzen 5 5500U is a 6 core CPU from AMD released in 2021. This chip has a very good overall score at 54% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 77%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Ryzen 5 5500U scores 46% and 44% respectively. Indeed, this is a very good rating for very heavy workloads.

The Ryzen 5 5500U has 6 cores and 12 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. This CPU has a locked multiplier, so you are not able to overclock it beyond this frequency.

As for memory, the Ryzen 5 5500U makes use of DDR4-3200 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs.

In terms of cache, the Ryzen 5 5500U has 384 KiB of level 1 cache, 3 MiB of level 2 cache and 8 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.

This CPU has fast connectivity with support for PCI-Express Gen 3. The faster the PCIe link, the better. This allows for better performance with GPUs and NVME SSDs.

Power and thermals for the AMD Ryzen 5 5500U 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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