Intel Core i5 11300H vs AMD Ryzen 5 5500U

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.6-3.1 GHz Intel Core i5 11300H with 4-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.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Multi-Core Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of power consumption
Integrated Graphics
iGPU capabilities for gaming and 3D-intensive tasks
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 5500U and 11300H
Advantages of Intel Core i5 11300H
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
  • 26% faster in a single-core Geekbench v6 test - 1832 vs 1457 points
  • 10% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.4 GHz vs 4 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 5500U
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 10 nanometers

Test in Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs across various tasks

Cinebench R23

Reputable cross-platform benchmark for high-performance processors
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

GeekBench v6

The new version of this benchmark emulates common operations often used in real-world apps
Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
File compression 383.2 MB/sec 447.7 MB/sec
Clang compilation 36.5 Klines/sec 35.7 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 97.5 pages/sec 114.7 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 149.8 Mpixels/sec 180.1 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 173.8 pages/sec 114.9 pages/sec
Background blur 27.5 images/sec 27.5 images/sec
Photo processing 35.7 images/sec 40.4 images/sec
Ray tracing 6.98 Mpixels/sec 9.84 Mpixels/sec
Sources: GeekBench [1], [2]


Synthetic test that focuses on raw computational performance for low-level functions
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Integer math 34.8 GOps/sec 46.4 GOps/sec
Floating point math 21.4 GOps/sec 26.8 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 36M Primes/sec 26M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 15.3M Strings/sec 19.7M Strings/sec
Data encryption 6.6 GBytes/sec 10.8 GBytes/sec
Data compression 125.3 MBytes/sec 179.3 MBytes/sec
Physics 619 Frames/sec 541 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 9.3B Matrices/sec 11.1B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]


Full technical specification of Intel Core i5 11300H and AMD Ryzen 5 5500U


Vendor Intel AMD
Released January 12, 2021 January 12, 2021
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Tiger Lake Zen 2 (Lucienne)
Model number i5-11300H -
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics 80EU Radeon RX Vega 7


Performance Cores
P-Cores 4 6
P-Threads 8 12
Base Frequency (P) 2.6-3.1 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.4 GHz 4 GHz
Total Cores 4 6
Total Threads 8 12
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 26-31x 21x
Bus Bandwidth 4 GT/s -
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 8MB (shared) 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 10 nm 7 nm
TDP (PL1) 28-35 W (configurable) 10-25 W (configurable)
Socket BGA-1449 FP6
Peak temperature 100°C 105°C


Integrated Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics 80EU Radeon RX Vega 7
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1300 MHz 1800 MHz
Shading Units 640 448
TMUs 40 28
ROPs 20 7
Execution Units 80 -
TGP 15 W 10-45 W
1.108 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR4-3200
- LPDDR4x-4267
- DDR4-3200
- LPDDR4-4266
Memory Size 64 GB 32 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i5 11300H official page AMD Ryzen 5 5500U official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 12

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