Ryzen 5 5500U vs Core i5-11400T benchmarks
In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 5500U beats the Core i5-11400T in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i5-11400T 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. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 5 5500U has a significantly higher clock speed than the Core i5-11400T. A Ryzen 5 5500U CPU outputs less heat than a Core i5-11400T CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. When comparing cache sizes, these CPUs have an identical amount of L2 cache. The Core i5-11400T 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 5500U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.