AMD Ryzen 5 6600U Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD Ryzen 5 6600U has 6 cores with 12 threads and is based on the 5. gen of the AMD Ryzen 5 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the FP7 socket and was released in Q1/2022. The AMD Ryzen 5 6600U scores 1,465 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 6,385 points.
AMD Ryzen 5 6600U

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the AMD Ryzen 5 6600U. 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 6600U.

Name: AMD Ryzen 5 6600U
Family: AMD Ryzen 5 (85)
CPU group: AMD Ryzen 6000U/7035U (9)
Architecture: Rembrandt (Zen 3+)
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 5
Predecessor: AMD Ryzen 5 5600U
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 5 6600U has 6 CPU cores and can calculate 12 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 5 6600U is 2.90 GHz (4.40 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 6 / 12
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 6x Zen 3+
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (6 Cores): 3.80 GHz

Internal Graphics

The AMD Ryzen 5 6600U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the AMD Ryzen 5 6600U uses the AMD Radeon 660M, which has 384 texture shaders and 6 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: AMD Radeon 660M
GPU frequency: 1.40 GHz
GPU (Turbo): 1.90 GHz
Compute units: 6
Shader: 384
Hardware Raytracing: Yes
Release date: Q1/2022
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 9
Direct X: 12
Technology: 6 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 8 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: Decode
AVC: Decode / Encode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 64 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 76.8 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
LPDDR5-6400
DDR5-4800
51.2 GB/s
76.8 GB/s
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 4.0 x 12
PCIe Bandwidth: 23.6 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: 28 W
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 105 °C

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 5 6600U is made in 6 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 19.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 6 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: FP7
L2-Cache: 3.00 MB
L3-Cache: 16.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V, SVM
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
Release date: Q1/2022
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD Ryzen 5 6600U 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 i5-11500H Intel Core i5-11500H
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
1442
Intel Core i7-1160G7 Intel Core i7-1160G7
4C 8T @ 4.40 GHz
1440
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1427
AMD Ryzen 5 6600U AMD Ryzen 5 6600U
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1425
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1421
Intel Core i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1415
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1404

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 7 1700 AMD Ryzen 7 1700
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
8065
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 1700 AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 1700
8C 16T @ 3.30 GHz
8065
AMD Ryzen 5 4600U AMD Ryzen 5 4600U
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
8044
AMD Ryzen 5 6600U AMD Ryzen 5 6600U
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
8018
Intel Core i7-8700B Intel Core i7-8700B
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
7969
Intel Core i7-8700 Intel Core i7-8700
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
7969
Intel Core i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
10C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
7852

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 6600H AMD Ryzen 5 6600H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1472
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650GE AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650GE
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1472
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1469
AMD Ryzen 5 6600U AMD Ryzen 5 6600U
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1465
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1465
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1461
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7730U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 7730U
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1460

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 Xeon W-2133 Intel Xeon W-2133
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
6421
Intel Core i7-10700E Intel Core i7-10700E
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
6402
Intel Xeon D-1735TR Intel Xeon D-1735TR
8C 16T @ 2.60 GHz
6394
AMD Ryzen 5 6600U AMD Ryzen 5 6600U
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
6385
AMD Ryzen 5 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
6385
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
6385
Intel Xeon Silver 4209T Intel Xeon Silver 4209T
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
6354

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
AMD Ryzen 5 6600H AMD Ryzen 5 6600H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1886
AMD Ryzen 5 7530U AMD Ryzen 5 7530U
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1885
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7530U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7530U
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1885
AMD Ryzen 5 6600U AMD Ryzen 5 6600U
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1879
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1879
Intel Core i7-1185GRE Intel Core i7-1185GRE
4C 8T @ 4.40 GHz
1876
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650G AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 5650G
6C 12T @ 4.40 GHz
1876

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Apple A17 Pro Apple A17 Pro
6C 6T @ 3.78 GHz
7462
Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
7428
Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
7428
AMD Ryzen 5 6600U AMD Ryzen 5 6600U
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
7423
Intel Core i7-1366URE Intel Core i7-1366URE
10C 12T @ 1.70 GHz
7423
Intel Core i7-1365URE Intel Core i7-1365URE
10C 12T @ 1.70 GHz
7423
AMD Ryzen 5 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
7423

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 i5-1235U Intel Core i5-1235U
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Alder Lake) @ 1.20 GHz
1487
Intel Core i5-1245U Intel Core i5-1245U
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Alder Lake) @ 1.20 GHz
1487
Intel Core i5-1245UL Intel Core i5-1245UL
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80 (Alder Lake) @ 1.20 GHz
1487
AMD Ryzen 5 6600U AMD Ryzen 5 6600U
AMD Radeon 660M @ 1.90 GHz
1459
AMD Ryzen 5 7535HS AMD Ryzen 5 7535HS
AMD Radeon 660M @ 1.90 GHz
1459
AMD Ryzen 5 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
AMD Radeon 660M @ 1.90 GHz
1459
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 6650U
AMD Radeon 660M @ 1.90 GHz
1459

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 7 PRO 5850U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
17360
Intel Core i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
17345
Intel Core i5-12600T Intel Core i5-12600T
6C 12T @ 3.40 GHz
17302
AMD Ryzen 5 6600U AMD Ryzen 5 6600U
6C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
17270
AMD Ryzen 5 7535U AMD Ryzen 5 7535U
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
17270
Intel Core i7-7820X Intel Core i7-7820X
8C 16T @ 4.30 GHz
17244
Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2
12C 24T @ 3.10 GHz
17198

Benchmarks


Description of the processor

AMD Ryzen 5 6600U is a Ryzen 5 series mobile processor from AMD and was released in the first quarter of 2022. It belongs to the AMD Ryzen 6000U GPU group. Its predecessor is the AMD Ryzen 5 5600U processor.

The processor has a total of 6 CPU cores with 12 threads, containing 6 x Zen 3+ cores. Like its predecessor, it uses Hyperthreading, but cannot be overclocked. The clock frequency is 2.90 GHz, the turbo clock frequency of one core is 4.40 GHz and the turbo clock frequency of 6 cores is 3.80 GHz. The predecessor only has a clock frequency of 2.30 GHz and the turbo clock frequency with one core is 4.20 GHz and the turbo clock frequency with 6 cores is 3.60 GHz.

The AMD Ryzen 5 6600U has integrated graphics (iGPU) and uses the main memory as graphics memory. An AMD Radeon RX 660M graphic with a clock frequency of 1.90 GHz and from the 9th generation was installed. The iGPU does not contain a turbo, has 8 execution units and calculates with 512 shaders. It supports DirectX 12 and was manufactured in 6nm. In contrast to its predecessor with 2 GB of maximum memory, the AMD Ryzen 5 6600U has a total of 8 GB of memory.

The memory type is based on DDR5-4800 and LPDDR5-6400 with a maximum memory of 64 GB and a total of 4 memory channels. The bandwidth is 76.8 GB/s and has a 4.0 PCIe with 12 PCI Express lanes, and the processor also supports AES-NI encryption.

The thermal design power (TDP) is configurable between 15W and 28W, the maximum temperature is 105 °C. The L2 cache is 3MB and the L3 cache is 16MB. The processor can be used with Windows 10 and 11, as well as Linux.

In the Cinebench R23 single-core test he has 1425 points, in the R23 multi-core test he has 8018 points. The iGPU-FP32 computing power for the processor is 1532 points, the predecessor has 1612 points.



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