Intel Core i5-5200U vs AMD Ryzen 5 2500U

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Intel Core i5-5200U CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
Intel Core i5-5200U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U

CPU comparison

Intel Core i5-5200U or AMD Ryzen 5 2500U ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i5-5200U has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.70 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i5-5200U was released in Q1/2015.

The AMD Ryzen 5 2500U has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.60 GHz. The CPU supports up to 32 GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 5 2500U was released in Q4/2017.
Intel Core i5 Family AMD Ryzen 5
Intel Core i 5000U CPU group AMD Ryzen 2000U
5 Generation 1
Broadwell U Architecture Raven Ridge (Zen)
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
Intel Core i5-6200U Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Core i5-5200U or AMD Ryzen 5 2500U 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.

2 Cores 4
4 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.20 GHz Frequency 2.00 GHz
2.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.60 GHz
2.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.00 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Core i5-5200U or AMD Ryzen 5 2500U 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).

Intel HD Graphics 5500 GPU AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 1.10 GHz
0.90 GHz GPU (Turbo)
8 GPU Generation 8
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
24 Execution units 8
192 Shader 512
16 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11.2 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.

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

DDR3-1600 Memory DDR4-2400
Max. Memory 32 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
-- Bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
3.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
2.0 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) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up 25 W
-- TDP down 12 W
-- Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Core i5-5200U or AMD Ryzen 5 2500U 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.

14 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Chiplet
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
BGA 1168 Socket AM4 (LGA 1331)
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2015 Release date Q4/2017
-- Release price 150 $
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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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
797 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R23 (Single-Core) results



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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
2865 (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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
248 (76%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
328 (100%)
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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
584 (43%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
1352 (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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
580 (86%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
672 (100%)
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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
1240 (49%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
2524 (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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
249 (76%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
329 (100%)
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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
743 (51%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1462 (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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
Intel HD Graphics 5500 @ 0.90 GHz
346 (31%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics @ 1.10 GHz
1126 (100%)
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) 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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
3678 (46%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
7956 (100%)
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark 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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
110 (85%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
130 (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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
264 (45%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
584 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2816 (81%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
3479 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
5638 (51%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
11065 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1.27 (79%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
1.6 (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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
2.85 (44%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
6.44 (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.

Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
Intel HD Graphics 5500 @ 0.90 GHz
31.5 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics @ 1.10 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



Devices using this processor

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