Ryzen 5 5600U vs Ryzen 7 5700U benchmarks
In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 5600U beats the Ryzen 7 5700U in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 7 5700U in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 7 5700U has slightly more cores with 6 whereas the Ryzen 5 5600U has 8. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 5600U. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 5600U has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 7 5700U. Despite this, the Ryzen 7 5700U has a slightly higher turbo speed. 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. In terms of cache, the Ryzen 7 5700U has slightly more L2 cache when compared to the Ryzen 5 5600U. Despite this, the Ryzen 5 5600U has significantly more L3 cache compared to the Ryzen 7 5700U.
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 5600U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.