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Intel Core i5 9300H vs AMD Ryzen 5 4500U

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5 9300H with 4-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 9300H
Advantages of Intel Core i5 9300H
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR4-2666 RAM
  • 2% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.1 GHz vs 4 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  • Consumes up to 67% less energy than the Core i5 9300H – 15 vs 45 Watt
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 14 nanometers
  • Newer - released 9-months later
  • Around 26.47 GB/s (63%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth
  • Has 2 more physical cores


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)


Full technical specification of Intel Core i5 9300H and AMD Ryzen 5 4500U


Vendor Intel AMD
Released April 23, 2019 January 6, 2020
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Coffee Lake Zen 2
Model number i5-9300H -
Socket BGA-1440 FP6
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630 Radeon RX Vega 6


Cores 4 6
Threads 8 6
Base Frequency 2.4 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.1 GHz 4 GHz
Bus frequency - 100 MHz
Multiplier - 23x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s -
L1 Cache 128K (per core) 32K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 8MB (shared) 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 14 nm 7 nm
TDP 45 W 15 W
Max. temperature 100°C 105°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2666, LPDDR3-2133 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266
Memory Size 128 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 41.8 GB/s 68.27 GB/s
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i5 9300H official page AMD Ryzen 5 4500U official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16
Instruction Set SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX-2 -

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Choose between two processors
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Total votes: 80


So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 4500U or Intel Core i5 9300H?