Intel Core i5 1240P vs AMD Ryzen 5 4500U

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 1.7 GHz Intel Core i5 1240P with 12-cores against the 2.3 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 4500U 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 4500U and 1240P
Advantages of Intel Core i5 1240P
  • Newer - released 2-years and 2-months later
  • Has 6 more physical cores
  • Has 4 MB larger L3 cache size
  • 43% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1589 vs 1112 points
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
  • 10% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.4 GHz vs 4 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 10 nanometers


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 Intel Core i5 1240P and AMD Ryzen 5 4500U


Vendor Intel AMD
Released February 23, 2022 January 6, 2020
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Alder Lake Zen 2 (Renoir)
Model number i5-1240P -
Integrated GPU Iris Xe Graphics (80EU) Radeon RX Vega 6


Performance Cores
P-Cores 4 6
P-Threads 8 6
Base Frequency (P) 1.7 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 4.4 GHz 4 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 8 -
E-Threads 8 -
Base Frequency (E) 1.2 GHz -
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 3.3 GHz -
Total Cores 12 6
Total Threads 16 6
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 17x 23x
L1 Cache 80K (per core) 32K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 12MB (shared) 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 10 nm 7 nm
Socket BGA-1744 FP6
TDP 20-28 W (configurable) 10-25 W (configurable)
Max. Boost TDP 64 W -
Peak temperature 100°C 105°C


Integrated Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics (80EU) Radeon RX Vega 6
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1300 MHz 1500 MHz
Shading Units 640 384
TMUs 40 24
ROPs 20 8
Execution Units 80 -
TGP 15 W 15 W

Memory Support

Memory types DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200, LPDDR5-5200, LPDDR4x-4267 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth - 68.27 GB/s
ECC Support No Yes


Official site Intel Core i5 1240P official page AMD Ryzen 5 4500U official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 20 16

Cast your vote

Choose between two processors
10 (62.5%)
6 (37.5%)
Total votes: 16


So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 4500U or Intel Core i5 1240P?