AMD Ryzen 5 5600U vs Ryzen 5 5500U

We compared two 6-core laptop CPUs: the 2.3 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 5600U 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.

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 5500U and 5600U
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 5600U
  • Has 8 MB larger L3 cache size
  • 26% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1396 vs 1108 points
  • 5% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.2 GHz vs 4 GHz)

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1365
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
2928
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
15234
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1394
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
5463
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Specifications

Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 5 5600U and Ryzen 5 5500U

General

Vendor AMD AMD
Released January 12, 2021 January 12, 2021
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Cezanne Lucienne
Socket FP6 FP6
Integrated GPU Radeon RX Vega 7 Radeon RX Vega 7

Performance

Cores 6 6
Threads 12 12
Base Frequency 2.3 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.2 GHz 4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 23x 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

Power

Fabrication process 7 nm 7 nm
TDP 10-25 W 10-25 W
Max. temperature 105°C 105°C

iGPU

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
iGPU FLOPS
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 No No

Misc

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

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 5500U or Ryzen 5 5600U?
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Antz 29 June 2021 09:35
5600u laptops are not at all available.
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Leokat42 31 July 2021 07:48
And 5500u is just rebranded/upgraded 4500u, 5500u has the older zen2 arch.
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Zaf 09 August 2021 21:05
Leokat42, It's not rebranded, 4500u only has 6 logical cores (threads). 5500u has 12.
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Marcus 23 August 2021 21:02
Zaf, Rebranded Ryzen 5 4600u
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ghodi 13 November 2021 18:56
HP probook 445 g8 is there for 5600 u ryzen
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