Ryzen 5 5500U vs Ryzen 7 5800X comparison
In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 7 5800X beats the Ryzen 5 5500U in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 5 5500U in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 7 5800X has slightly more cores with 8 cores whereas the Ryzen 5 5500U has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 5500U. With our hardware info, we find that the Ryzen 7 5800X has a significantly higher clock speed than the Ryzen 5 5500U. A Ryzen 5 5500U CPU outputs less heat than a Ryzen 7 5800X 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 7 5800X has slightly more L2 cache when compared to the Ryzen 5 5500U. The Ryzen 7 5800X also has significantly 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.