Ryzen 5 5500U vs Core i5-10210U comparison
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 5 5500U is faster than the Core i5-10210U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i5-10210U in all gaming tests too.
When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that the Ryzen 5 5500U has significantly more cores with 6 cores compared to the Core i5-10210U that has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i5-10210U. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 5 5500U has a slightly higher clock speed than the Core i5-10210U. Both these chips have an identical TDP (Thermal Design Power). This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. The info from our database shows that the Ryzen 5 5500U has more L2 cache than the Core i5-10210U. The Ryzen 5 5500U also has slightly more L3 cache.
The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 5500U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.