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AMD Ryzen 5 4500U vs Ryzen 5 3400G

We compared two CPUs: the 2.3 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 4500U (laptop) with 6-cores against the 3.7 GHz Ryzen 5 3400G (desktop) with 4-cores. 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 3400G and 4500U
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  • Consumes up to 62% less energy than the Ryzen 5 3400G – 25 vs 65 Watt
  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 12 nanometers
  • Around 24.56 GB/s (56%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • Newer - released 6-months later
  • More than 10° C higher critical temperature
  • 13% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1073 vs 946 points
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • 5% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.2 GHz vs 4 GHz)

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
5865
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
11116
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
4441

Specifications

Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 5 4500U and Ryzen 5 3400G

General

Vendor AMD AMD
Released January 6, 2020 July 7, 2019
Launch price - 149 USD
Type Laptop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Zen 2 Zen+
Socket FP6 AM4
Integrated GPU Radeon RX Vega 6 Radeon RX Vega 11

Performance

Cores 6 4
Threads 6 8
Base Frequency 2.3 GHz 3.7 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4 GHz 4.2 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 23x 37x
L1 Cache 32K (per core) 96K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 8MB (shared) 4MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No Yes

Power

Transistors - 4.9 billions
Fabrication process 7 nm 12 nm
TDP 10-25 W 45-65 W
Max. temperature 105°C 95°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Radeon RX Vega 6 Radeon RX Vega 11
GPU Base Clock 0 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1500 MHz 1240 MHz
Shading Units 384 704
TMUs 24 44
ROPs 8 8
Execution Units - 11
TGP 15 W 65 W
Max. Resolution - 3840x2160 - 60 Hz
iGPU FLOPS
1.746 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266 DDR4-2933
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 68.27 GB/s 43.71 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes

Misc

Official site AMD Ryzen 5 4500U official page AMD Ryzen 5 3400G official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 8

Cast your vote

Choose between two processors
27 (71.1%)
11 (28.9%)
Total votes: 38

Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 3400G or Ryzen 5 4500U?