AMD Ryzen 5 4500U vs Intel Core i5-8250U

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD Ryzen 5 4500U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i5-8250U
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U Intel Core i5-8250U
AMD Ryzen 5 Family Intel Core i5
AMD Ryzen 4000U CPU group Intel Core i 8000U
3 Generation 8
Renoir (Zen 2) Architecture Kaby Lake U Refresh
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor Intel Core i5-7200U
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

6 Cores 4
6 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.30 GHz Frequency 1.60 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.40 GHz
3.80 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.30 GHz

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

AMD Radeon 6 Graphics (Renoir) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 620
1.50 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.10 GHz
9 GPU Generation 9.5
7 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
6 Execution units 24
384 Shader 192
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR4-3200 Memory DDR4-2400 SO-DIMM
64 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
2 Memory channels 2
51.2 GB/s Bandwidth --
Yes ECC No
L2 Cache
8.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
12 PCIe lanes 12

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

15 W TDP (PL1) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
25 W TDP up --
10 W TDP down --
105 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

7 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2
FP6 Socket BGA 1356
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q1/2020 Release date Q3/2017
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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
1151 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
897 (78%)
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Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
5620 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
3118 (55%)
Show all Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) results



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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
448 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
348 (78%)
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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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
1921 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
1509 (79%)
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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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
176 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
157 (89%)
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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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
894 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
549 (61%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
1082 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
753 (70%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
4097 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
2956 (72%)
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V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark

V-Ray is a 3D rendering software from the manufacturer Chaos for designers and artists. Unlike many other render engines, V-Ray is capable of so-called hybrid rendering, in which the CPU and GPU work together at the same time.

However, the CPU benchmark we used (CPU Render Mode) only uses the system's processor. The working memory used plays a major role in the V-Ray benchmark. For our benchmarks we use the fastest RAM standard approved by the manufacturer (without overclocking).

Due to the high compatibility of V-Ray (including Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, Cinema 4D, SketchUp, Unreal Engine and Blender), it is a frequently used software. With V-Ray, for example, photorealistic images can be rendered that laypeople cannot distinguish from normal photos.

AMD Ryzen 5 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
3811 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
2375 (62%)
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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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
AMD Radeon 6 Graphics (Renoir) @ 1.50 GHz
1152 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
Intel UHD Graphics 620 @ 1.10 GHz
422 (37%)
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Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.

AMD Ryzen 5 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
67 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
46 (69%)
Show all Blender 3.1 Benchmark results



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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
11106 (100%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
5932 (53%)
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Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.

AMD Ryzen 5 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
705.3 (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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
3927 (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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
11787 (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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
1.78 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
6.01 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 4500U AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
6C 6T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
41.5 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



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