AMD Ryzen 7 4700U vs Ryzen 5 5500U

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.0 GHz AMD Ryzen 7 4700U with 8-cores against the 2.1 GHz Ryzen 5 5500U with 6-cores. 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 4700U
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.1 GHz vs 4 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
  • Newer - released 1-year later


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 7 4700U and Ryzen 5 5500U


Vendor AMD AMD
Released January 6, 2020 January 12, 2021
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Zen 2 Zen 2
Socket FP6 FP6
Integrated GPU Radeon Vega 7 Radeon RX Vega 7


Cores 8 6
Threads 8 12
Base Frequency 2.0 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.1 GHz 4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 20x 21x
L1 Cache 32K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 8MB (shared) 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


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


Integrated Graphics Radeon Vega 7 Radeon RX Vega 7
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1600 MHz 1600 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
Max. Memory Bandwidth 68.27 GB/s -
ECC Support Yes No


Official site AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 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 7 4700U?
Jay 05 September 2021 08:44
I think ryzen 7 will be better for vedio editing due to two extra cores
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Adarsh 24 August 2021 16:19
It's total depend on your uses but for me I use for coding and ryzen 5 is sufficient and more powerful. You save your money and go with ryzen 5 because performance is almost similar and some point ryzen 5 is much better
+44 Reply
Bob 25 September 2021 11:13
Wait, I thought coding will suit better in intel core? because it is more stable?
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Pruthvi 13 July 2021 08:47
Very useful dude. keep it up bro
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