AMD Ryzen 5 5600U vs Intel Xeon Silver 4116

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Mobile 6 core CPU vs Intel Xeon Scalable 12 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 %
1% slightly better overall score
53 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

66 %
64% significantly better gaming score
40 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

50 %
58 %
16% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

49 %
60 %
22% slightly better heavy workload score

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

35% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

85% significantly higher Geekbench (single) score



Number of physical processing units

100% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

100% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

2 GHz
9% slightly higher clock speed
2 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
40% slightly higher turbo speed
3 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

15 W
466% significantly lower TDP
85 W

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
768 KiB
100% significantly more L1 cache

L3 Cache

General memory pool for all cores

16 MiB
220% significantly more L3 cache
5 MiB

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

287th of 1,337
295th of 1,337


The product line

Ryzen 5 Mobile
Xeon Scalable

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

December 2021
August 2017

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Ryzen 5 5600U vs Xeon Silver 4116 comparison

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 5600U beats the Xeon Silver 4116 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon Silver 4116 in all gaming tests too.

With info from our database, we find that the Xeon Silver 4116 has significantly more cores with 12 cores whereas the Ryzen 5 5600U has 6 cores. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 5600U. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 5 5600U has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Xeon Silver 4116. Also, the Ryzen 5 5600U has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Ryzen 5 5600U CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon Silver 4116 CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

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 5600U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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