AMD Ryzen 5 2500U: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 5 2500U

Summary

AMD started Ryzen 5 2500U sales 10 January 2018. This is Zen architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3600 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is an AM4 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt. It supports DDR4 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 22.91 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of Ryzen 5 2500U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
Ryzen 5
 
Achitecture codename
Zen
 
Release date
10 January 2018
 

Technical specs

Ryzen 5 2500U's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 5 2500U's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
8
 
Maximum frequency
3.6 GHz
 
of 5
L1 cache
384 KB
 
of 768
L2 cache
2 MB
 
of 16384
L3 cache
4 MB
 
of 65536
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 7
Die size
246 mm2
 
Transistor count
4500 Million
 
of 19200
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 5 2500U compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
of 8
Socket
AM4
 
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
of 1055 (Core i9-10900KF)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 2500U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 5 2500U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 2500U.
Supported memory types
DDR4
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 5 2500U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

22.91

3DMark06 CPU

4828

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

4411

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

15684

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.59

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

6.6

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

137

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

609

WinRAR 4.0

2426

x264 encoding pass 1

121

x264 encoding pass 2

35

TrueCrypt AES

3.3

Geekbench 2

10616

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

3383

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

11301

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

3582

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

9548

Passmark

7353

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen 5 2500U is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen 5 2500U performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 5 2500U from Intel is Core i7-3615QM, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

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