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AMD Ryzen 5 3500U vs Ryzen 5 3450U

We compared two 4-core laptop CPUs: the 2.1 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 3500U against the 2.1 GHz Ryzen 5 3450U. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 3450U and 3500U
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
  • Consumes up to 57% less energy than the Ryzen 5 3450U – 15 vs 35 Watt
  • 6% higher Turbo Boost frequency (3.7 GHz vs 3.5 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 3450U
  • Newer - released 1-year later

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)

Specifications

Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 5 3450U

General

Vendor AMD AMD
Released January 6, 2019 January 1, 2020
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Zen+ Zen+
Socket FP5 FP5
Integrated GPU Radeon Vega 8 Radeon Vega 8

Performance

Cores 4 4
Threads 8 8
Base Frequency 2.1 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 3.7 GHz 3.5 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 21x 21x
L1 Cache 128K (per core) 96K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 4MB (shared) 4MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Transistors 4.9 billions -
Fabrication process 12 nm 12 nm
TDP 15 W 12-35 W
Max. temperature 105°C 105°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2400 DDR4-2400
Memory Size 32 GB 32 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 35.76 GB/s -
ECC Support Yes -

Misc

Official site AMD Ryzen 5 3500U official page AMD Ryzen 5 3450U official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 12 12

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Total votes: 66

Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 3450U or Ryzen 5 3500U?