Intel Core i3 1115G4 vs AMD Ryzen 5 5500U

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 1.7-3.0 GHz Intel Core i3 1115G4 with 2-cores against the 2.1 GHz AMD 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.

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 1115G4
Advantages of Intel Core i3 1115G4
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
  • 14% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1263 vs 1108 points
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.1 GHz vs 4 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
  • Has 4 more physical cores
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 10 nanometers
  • Has 2 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Consumes up to 11% less energy than the Core i3 1115G4 – 25 vs 28 Watt

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1375
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
7150
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
13229
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1274
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
4953
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i3 1115G4 and AMD Ryzen 5 5500U

General

Vendor Intel AMD
Released September 2, 2020 January 12, 2021
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Tiger Lake UP3 Lucienne
Model number i3-1115G4 -
Socket BGA-1449 FP6
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics Xe G4 Radeon RX Vega 7

Performance

Cores 2 6
Threads 4 12
Base Frequency 1.7-3.0 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.1 GHz 4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 17-30x 21x
Bus Bandwidth 4 GT/s -
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 6MB (shared) 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Fabrication process 10 nm 7 nm
TDP 12-28 W 10-25 W
Max. temperature 100°C 105°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 Radeon RX Vega 7
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1250 MHz 1800 MHz
Shading Units 384 448
TMUs 24 28
ROPs 12 7
Execution Units 48 -
TGP 15 W 10-45 W
iGPU FLOPS
0.84 TFLOPS
1.108 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-3200, LPDDR4X-3733 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266
Memory Size 64 GB 32 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
ECC Support No No

Misc

Official site Intel Core i3 1115G4 official page AMD Ryzen 5 5500U official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 12

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 5500U or Intel Core i3 1115G4?
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Sumon 26 July 2022 09:31
Intel Iris Xe Graphics G4? I think it is UHD, not Iris Xe.
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Sergey 26 July 2022 11:44
Yes, it is UHD graphics
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Vale 19 June 2022 01:41
I think I would go with a normal AMD Ryzen 5500 due to its cheap $130 price on most things and it delivers great performance an AMD ryzen 5500U is a bit more pricier but is better mainly for gamers.
+27 Reply
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Balwant 23 October 2021 21:17
i3 is affordable in term of single core usages And products good will
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