AMD Ryzen 5 5500U vs Intel Core i5-11400T

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Mobile 6 core CPU vs Intel 11th Generation Core i5 6 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

54 %
42% slightly better overall score
38 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

77 %
35% slightly better gaming score
57 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

46 %
48% significantly better multitasking score
31 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

44 %
46% significantly better heavy workload score
30 %

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Other Benchmarks

Cinebench R23 score

Multi threaded benchmark

8,565
120% significantly higher Cinebench R23 score
3,891

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

6
Identical
6

Threads

Number of logical processing units

12
Identical
12

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

2 GHz
61% significantly higher clock speed
1 GHz

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

15 W
133% significantly lower TDP
35 W

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
480 KiB
25% slightly more L1 cache

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

3 MiB
Identical
3 MiB

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

8 MiB
12 MiB
49% significantly more L3 cache

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

289th of 1,327
479th of 1,327

Family

The product line

Ryzen 5 Mobile
11th Generation Core i5

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

December 2021
February 2021

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4-3200
DDR4-3200

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

No
No

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

-
No

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.

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