AMD Ryzen 5 2500U vs. Intel Core i7-8550U

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UCPU1 vs CPU2Intel Core i7-8550U
AMD Ryzen 5 2500UIntel Core i7-8550U
2.00 GHzFrequency1.80 GHz
3.60 GHzTurbo (1 Core)4.00 GHz
3.00 GHzTurbo (All Cores)2.40 GHz
4Cores4
YesHyperthreadingYes
NoOverclocking ?No
4.00 MBCache8.00 MB
AMD Radeon Vega 8 MobileGPUIntel UHD Graphics 620
GPU frequency0.30 GHz
1.10 GHzGPU (Turbo)1.15 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
12PCIe 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 $
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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 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
328 (93%)
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Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
354 (100%)
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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 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
1352 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1211 (90%)
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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 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
130 (78%)
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Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
167 (100%)
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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 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
584 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
564 (97%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
AMD Radeon Vega 8 Mobile @ 1.10 GHz
1126 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
Intel UHD Graphics 620 @ 1.15 GHz
442 (39%)
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Estimated results for 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 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
7956 (93%)
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Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
8579 (100%)
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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 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
3479 (84%)
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Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
4162 (100%)
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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 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
11065 (91%)
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Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
12116 (100%)
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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 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
1.6 (85%)
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Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1.89 (100%)
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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 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
6.44 (100%)
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Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
6.18 (96%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

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 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4x 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
4x 1.80 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
43.3 (100%)
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