AMD Ryzen 5 2500U vs. Intel Core i5-8250U

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UIntel Core i5-8250U
2.00 GHzFrequency1.60 GHz
3.60 GHzTurbo (1 Core)3.40 GHz
3.00 GHzTurbo (All Cores)2.30 GHz
4Cores4
YesHyperthreadingYes
NoOverclocking ?No
4 MBCache6 MB
AMD Vega8 MobileGPUIntel UHD Graphics 620
GPU frequency0.30 GHz
1.10 GHzGPU (Turbo)1.10 GHz
1GPU Generation10
12.1DirectX Version12.0
0Max. displays3
8Execution units24
Decode/EncodeCodec h264Decode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec JPEGDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 8bitDecode/Encode
Decode/EncodeCodec h265 10bitDecode/Encode
DecodeCodec VP8Decode/Encode
DecodeCodec VP9Decode
DecodeCodec VC-1Decode
Decode/EncodeCodec AVCDecode/Encode
Zen (Raven Ridge)ArchitectureKaby Lake Refresh
DDR4-2400MemoryDDR4-2400 SO-DIMM
2Memory channels2
YesECCNo
3.0PCIe version3.0
16PCIe lanes12
14 nmTechnology14 nm
AM4SocketBGA 1356
15WTDP15W
YesAES-NIYes
AMD-V, SEVVirtualizationVT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Q4/2017Release dateQ3/2017
ca. 150 $Market priceca. 385 $


Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UAMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
328 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i5-8250U
4x 1.60 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
0 (0%)



Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UAMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
1352 (90%)
Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i5-8250U
4x 1.60 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
1509 (100%)



Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UAMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
130 (83%)
Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i5-8250U
4x 1.60 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
157 (100%)



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UAMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
584 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i5-8250U
4x 1.60 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
549 (94%)



Passmark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UAMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
7956 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i5-8250U
4x 1.60 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
7492 (94%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UAMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
3479 (89%)
Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i5-8250U
4x 1.60 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
3927 (100%)



Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UAMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
11065 (94%)
Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i5-8250U
4x 1.60 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
11787 (100%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UAMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
1.6 (90%)
Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i5-8250U
4x 1.60 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
1.78 (100%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UAMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
6.44 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i5-8250U
4x 1.60 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
6.01 (93%)



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UAMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-8250UIntel Core i5-8250U
4x 1.60 GHz (3.40 GHz) HT
41.5 (100%)



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