AMD Ryzen 5 5500U vs AMD Ryzen 5 4600H

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AMD Ryzen 5 5500U CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
AMD Ryzen 5 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 4600H

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 5 5500U or AMD Ryzen 5 4600H ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD Ryzen 5 5500U has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.00 GHz. Up to 32 GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 5 5500U was released in Q1/2021.

The AMD Ryzen 5 4600H has 6 cores with 12 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.00 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 5 4600H was released in Q1/2020.
AMD Ryzen 5 Family AMD Ryzen 5
AMD Ryzen 5000U CPU group AMD Ryzen 4000H
4 Generation 3
Lucienne (Zen 2) Architecture Renoir (Zen 2)
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
AMD Ryzen 5 5625U Successor AMD Ryzen 5 5600H

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD Ryzen 5 5500U or AMD Ryzen 5 4600H can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

6 Cores 6
12 Threads 12
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.10 GHz Frequency 3.00 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.00 GHz
3.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.00 GHz

Internal Graphics

The AMD Ryzen 5 5500U or AMD Ryzen 5 4600H has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

AMD Radeon 7 Graphics (Renoir) GPU AMD Radeon 6 Graphics (Renoir)
1.80 GHz GPU frequency 1.50 GHz
GPU (Turbo)
9 GPU Generation 9
7 nm Technology 7 nm
3 Max. displays 3
7 Execution units 6
448 Shader 384
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

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 & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR4-3200 Memory DDR4-3200
32 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
51.2 GB/s Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
L2 Cache
8.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
12 PCIe lanes 12

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

15 W TDP (PL1) 45 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
25 W TDP up 54 W
10 W TDP down 35 W
105 °C Tjunction max. 105 °C

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the AMD Ryzen 5 5500U or AMD Ryzen 5 4600H as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

7 nm Technology 7 nm
Chiplet Chip design Chiplet
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
FP6 Socket FP6
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q1/2021 Release date Q1/2020
-- Release price --
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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 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1165 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1162 (100%)
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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 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
6784 (76%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
8934 (100%)
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 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
462 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
448 (97%)
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



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 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
2573 (79%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
3247 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



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 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1134 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1082 (95%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
5622 (87%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
6479 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

AMD Ryzen 5 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
475 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
462 (97%)
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core) results



CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

AMD Ryzen 5 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 2.10 GHz
2728 (84%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 3.00 GHz
3253 (100%)
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core) results



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 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
AMD Radeon 7 Graphics (Renoir) @ 1.80 GHz
1612 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
AMD Radeon 6 Graphics (Renoir) @ 1.50 GHz
1152 (71%)
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
89 (83%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
107 (100%)
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 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
13474 (91%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
14789 (100%)
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 2.10 GHz
4848 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all V-Ray CPU-Render Benchmark results



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 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
178 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1464 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



Devices using this processor

AMD Ryzen 5 5500U AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
Unknown HONOR MagicBook Pro 16
HP Pavilion Gaming 15
Lenovo Legion 5
ASUS TUF Gaming A17
Acer Nitro 5

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