AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U Performance Review | Comparison
The AMD Ryzen 5 5500U is a Mid Range processor for thin and light laptops based on Zen 2 architecture. The AMD Ryzen 5 5500U has 6 cores and 12 threads with a base clock of 2.1 GHz and can be boosted to 4 GHz. The chip is based on the Zen 2 microarchitecture is manufactured on a 7 nm process by TSMC. The TDP of this Chip is specified by AMD to be at 15 Watts but can vary anywhere from 10 to 25 watts. The 6 core APU comes with integrated Vega 7 graphics and supports DDR4-3200 and Low power LPDDR4-4266 RAM.
Performance | How is AMD Ryzen 5 5500U (Good or Bad)
The Ryzen 5 5500U trades blow with the likes of the 10th Gen Intel Core i7 10750H which is is high-end gaming CPU with a TDP of 45 Watts. This goes without saying it can easily handle your day-to-day tasks such as Browsing, Streaming, and using office productivity software. If your day-to-day workflow involves using video editing, photo editing, and CAD applications, the 5500U should have no problem handling such workloads. According to a lot of industry experts, it is just a rebranded 4600U since the performance is strikingly similar.
How is AMD Ryzen 5 5500U for Gaming
The Ryzen 5 5500U is powered by the Vega 7 Graphics which has a performance comparable to that of Nvidia Mx250 with 2GB of graphics memory. The performance of the Vega 7 Graphics depends on a number of factors such as the configured TDP (12-25 Watts), Clock Speed, Cooling Solution, and RAM configuration.
PC/Laptops Powered by AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
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Benchmarks and Comparisons: AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
Here we will be comparing the AMD Ryzen 5 5500U against the following processors. (AMD Ryzen 7 4800H | AMD Ryzen 7 5700U | AMD Ryzen 5 4600H | AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | Intel Core i5-1135G7 | Intel Core i7-1165G7 | AMD Ryzen 5 3550H | AMD Ryzen 7 4700U| AMD Ryzen 5 5600U)
How is AMD Ryzen 5 5500U for 3D Animation and Rendering
We see that the AMD Ryzen 5 5500U performs slightly better than its intel counterparts with a massive lead in multi-core performance and only losing to intel in single-core performance with significant margins. Overall AMD Ryzen 5 5500U has a performance similar to that of AMD Ryzen 7 4700U and is significantly better for rendering and encoding than its intel counterparts with only losing to intel in software responsiveness under active workloads.
In the blender benchmark, the AMD Ryzen 5 5500U beats its intel and its 4000 series counterparts with huge margins
How is AMD Ryzen 5 5500U for Video Editing
How is AMD Ryzen 5 5500U for Web Browsing
The AMD Ryzen 5 5500U is competitive with its ryzen counterparts and beats its 10th Intel Counterparts with decent margins. However, if we compare the 5500U with intel’s 11th gen offerings it is not very competitive.
Geekbench Benchmark (Real World Performance)
The GeekBench Single-core score can be used to estimate the real-world performance of day-to-day applications such as Ms word, Google Chrome, and several games. The GeekBench Multi-core score can be used to estimate the real-world performance of a CPU under professional workloads such as data compression, 2d/3d rendering, machine learning, and physics simulation(CAD applications).
- AMD Ryzen 5 5500U VS AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
- AMD Ryzen 5 5500U VS AMD Ryzen 7 5700U
- AMD Ryzen 5 5500U VS AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
- AMD Ryzen 5 5500U VS AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
- AMD Ryzen 5 5500U VS 11th Gen Intel Core i5 1135G7
- AMD Ryzen 5 5500U VS 11th Gen Intel Core i7 1165G7
- AMD Ryzen 5 5500U VS AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
- AMD Ryzen 5 5500U VS AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
- AMD Ryzen 5 5500U VS AMD Ryzen 5 5600U
Specification: AMD Ryzen 5 5500U