Ryzen 5 5500U vs Core i5-10600 comparison
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Core i5-10600 performs better than the Ryzen 5 5500U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 5500U in all gaming tests too.
Info from our database shows that they both have the same core count and the same number of threads. With our hardware info, we find that the Core i5-10600 has a significantly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 5 5500U. A Ryzen 5 5500U CPU outputs less heat than a Core i5-10600 CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. In terms of cache, the Ryzen 5 5500U has significantly more L2 cache when compared to the Core i5-10600. Despite this, the Core i5-10600 has significantly more L3 cache compared to the Ryzen 5 5500U.
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.