AMD Ryzen 5 2500U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Ryzen 5 2500U has 4 cores with 8 threads and is based on the 1. gen of the AMD Ryzen 5 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the AM4 (PGA 1331) socket and was released in Q4/2017. The AMD Ryzen 5 2500U scores 672 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 2,524 points.
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U.

Name: AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
Family: AMD Ryzen 5 (84)
CPU group: AMD Ryzen 2000U (7)
Architecture: Raven Ridge (Zen)
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 1
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 5 2500U has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U is 2.00 GHz (3.60 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 8
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 3.00 GHz

Internal Graphics

The AMD Ryzen 5 2500U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U uses the AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Raven Ridge), which has 512 texture shaders and 8 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Raven Ridge)
GPU frequency: 1.10 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Compute units: 8
Shader: 512
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q1/2018
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 8
Direct X: 12
Technology: 14 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Frame Generation: No

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.

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

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 32 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 38.4 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2400
38.4 GB/s
Max. Memory: 32 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 3.0 x 12
PCIe Bandwidth: 11.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 15 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: 25 W
TDP down: 12 W
Tjunction max.: 95 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 5 2500U is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 4.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Chiplet
Socket: AM4 (PGA 1331)
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V, SVM
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
Release date: Q4/2017
Release price: 150 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 i5-6500T Intel Core i5-6500T
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
809
Intel Core i5-7200U Intel Core i5-7200U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
806
Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
801
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
797
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
797
Intel Core i7-5820K Intel Core i7-5820K
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
795
Intel Core i5-4570S Intel Core i5-4570S
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
794

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 i5-8250U Intel Core i5-8250U
4C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
3118
Intel Core i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
3097
Intel Core i5-8350U Intel Core i5-8350U
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
2911
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
2865
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
2865
Intel Core i5-4570 Intel Core i5-4570
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
2841
Intel Core i5-3570K Intel Core i5-3570K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
2808

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 i5-2400S Intel Core i5-2400S
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
676
Intel Core m3-7Y30 Intel Core m3-7Y30
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
675
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3 Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3
8C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
675
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
672
MediaTek Dimensity 1000L MediaTek Dimensity 1000L
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
672
Intel Core i5-3230M Intel Core i5-3230M
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
672
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
672

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 i5-4440S Intel Core i5-4440S
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2540
Intel Core i5-2500k Intel Core i5-2500k
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
2537
Intel Core i5-3550S Intel Core i5-3550S
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
2528
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
2524
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
2524
Intel Core i5-6350HQ Intel Core i5-6350HQ
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2523
Intel Core i5-6300HQ Intel Core i5-6300HQ
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
2523

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 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
333
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 AMD Ryzen 7 1700
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
331
Intel Core i7-5820K Intel Core i7-5820K
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
329
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
328
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
328
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2300U AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2300U
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
328
AMD Ryzen 3 2300U AMD Ryzen 3 2300U
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
328

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 i5-8365UE Intel Core i5-8365UE
4C 8T @ 2.60 GHz
1380
Intel Core i7-4750HQ Intel Core i7-4750HQ
4C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
1369
AMD Ryzen 3 1300X AMD Ryzen 3 1300X
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1357
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
1352
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
1352
Intel Core i7-4770 Intel Core i7-4770
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
1349
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200G AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200G
4C 4T @ 3.65 GHz
1307

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 i7-1060G7 Intel Core i7-1060G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 @ 1.10 GHz
1126
Intel Core i7-1060NG7 Intel Core i7-1060NG7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 @ 1.10 GHz
1126
Intel Core i7-1068G7 Intel Core i7-1068G7
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 @ 1.10 GHz
1126
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.10 GHz
1126
Samsung Exynos 990 Samsung Exynos 990
ARM Mali-G77 MP11 @ 0.80 GHz
1126
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200G AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.10 GHz
1126
AMD Ryzen Embedded V1404I AMD Ryzen Embedded V1404I
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.10 GHz
1126

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 Embedded V1756B AMD Ryzen Embedded V1756B
4C 8T @ 3.25 GHz
7967
Intel Core i5-8279U Intel Core i5-8279U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
7965
AMD FX-8320E AMD FX-8320E
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
7960
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
7956
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
7956
Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5 Intel Xeon E3-1515M v5
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
7928
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
7903

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 Pentium G4560 Intel Pentium G4560
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
339
Intel Core i7-2600 Intel Core i7-2600
4C 8T @ 3.40 GHz
337
Intel Core i3-4160 Intel Core i3-4160
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
331
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
329
Intel Core i7-7500U Intel Core i7-7500U
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
325
Intel Core i7-6700HQ Intel Core i7-6700HQ
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
325
Intel Core i5-2400 Intel Core i5-2400
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
317

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 i7-960 Intel Core i7-960
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
1503
Intel Core i7-4700HQ Intel Core i7-4700HQ
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
1497
Intel Core i5-4590 Intel Core i5-4590
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
1496
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1462
Intel Core i7-4700MQ Intel Core i7-4700MQ
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
1455
Intel Core i5-6500 Intel Core i5-6500
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1453
Intel Core i5-4570 Intel Core i5-4570
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1453

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 i3-6100T Intel Core i3-6100T
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
131
Intel Core i7-5600U Intel Core i7-5600U
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
131
Intel Core i7-5650U Intel Core i7-5650U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
131
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
130
Intel Core i5-4200H Intel Core i5-4200H
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
130
Intel Core i7-4712MQ Intel Core i7-4712MQ
4C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
130
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
130

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 i7-3630QM Intel Core i7-3630QM
4C 8T @ 2.40 GHz
590
AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
587
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
6C 6T @ 3.60 GHz
586
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
584
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U
4C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
584
Intel Xeon E3-1225 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1225 v6
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
584
AMD FX-8320E AMD FX-8320E
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
584

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