AMD Ryzen 5 5600H vs Ryzen 5 5500U

We compared two 6-core laptop CPUs: the 3.3 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 5600H against the 2.1 GHz Ryzen 5 5500U. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
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 5500U and 5600H
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
  • Has 8 MB larger L3 cache size
  • 28% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1415 vs 1108 points
  • 5% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.2 GHz vs 4 GHz)


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 5 5600H and Ryzen 5 5500U


Vendor AMD AMD
Released January 12, 2021 January 12, 2021
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Zen 3 (Cezanne) Zen 2 (Lucienne)
Integrated GPU Radeon RX Vega 7 Radeon RX Vega 7


Performance Cores
P-Cores 6 6
P-Threads 12 12
Base Frequency (P) 3.3 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.2 GHz 4 GHz
Total Cores 6 6
Total Threads 12 12
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 33x 21x
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 16MB (shared) 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 7 nm 7 nm
Socket FP6 FP6
TDP 35-54 W (configurable) 10-25 W (configurable)
Peak temperature 105°C 105°C


Integrated Graphics Radeon RX Vega 7 Radeon RX Vega 7
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1800 MHz 1800 MHz
Shading Units 448 448
TMUs 28 28
ROPs 7 7
TGP 10-45 W 10-45 W
1.108 TFLOPS
1.108 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266
Memory Size 32 GB 32 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
ECC Support Yes No


Official site AMD Ryzen 5 5600H official page AMD Ryzen 5 5500U official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 12

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So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 5500U or Ryzen 5 5600H?
Deepak 25 February 2022 03:44
If you can compromise with the battery on the laptop then you should go to 5600h otherwise 5500u is also good
+79 Reply
Nishant 20 May 2022 01:05
Hey men, go with hp pavilion 5600h and GTX 1650 for beast processor and normal gaming I bought this laptop for 55k on Flipkart sale totally value for a money gaming laptop, and yes the battery is 53wh with a 165watt charger (gives u 6hr backup on 60hz and 5 hour backup on 144hz) so go and buy it, men, no laptop is near in competition.
+46 Reply
Soe 15 July 2022 22:41
Nishant, At 55k price, you could buy HP Victus 16 5600h, 3050ti, 16GB ram, 512GB + 1tb ssd...
+66 Reply
Maneesh 07 August 2022 09:43
Soe, Who is selling this config at 55k?? Dude it's at least 65k. Don't misguide.
+18 Reply
Guest 18 September 2022 15:08
Hey man bus MSI bravo 15 with this processor and it has a high graphics card and beast gaming under budget. If you buy it in the sale you will get that under 50k if not 55 k is its price.
+10 Reply