AMD Ryzen 5 5600U vs Ryzen 5 4500U

We compared two 6-core laptop CPUs: the 2.3 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 5600U against the 2.3 GHz Ryzen 5 4500U. 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 4500U and 5600U
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 5600U
  • Has 8 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Newer - released 1-year later
  • 26% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1396 vs 1112 points
  • 5% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.2 GHz vs 4 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR4-3200 RAM


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 5600U and Ryzen 5 4500U


Vendor AMD AMD
Released January 12, 2021 January 6, 2020
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Zen 3 (Cezanne) Zen 2 (Renoir)
Integrated GPU Radeon RX Vega 7 Radeon RX Vega 6


Performance Cores
P-Cores 6 6
P-Threads 12 6
Base Frequency (P) 2.3 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.2 GHz 4 GHz
Total Cores 6 6
Total Threads 12 6
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 23x 23x
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 32K (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 10-25 W (configurable) 10-25 W (configurable)
Peak temperature 105°C 105°C


Integrated Graphics Radeon RX Vega 7 Radeon RX Vega 6
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1800 MHz 1500 MHz
Shading Units 448 384
TMUs 28 24
ROPs 7 8
TGP 10-45 W 15 W
1.108 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266
Memory Size 32 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth - 68.27 GB/s
ECC Support No Yes


Official site AMD Ryzen 5 5600U official page AMD Ryzen 5 4500U official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 12 16

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Total votes: 61


So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 4500U or Ryzen 5 5600U?