AMD Ryzen 5 3450U: specs and benchmarks

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Year of release 2020
Performance 5.46

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen 5 3450U sales 1 May 2020. This is a Zen+ architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 12 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3500 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AM4 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

5.46%

of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 9654.

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General info

Ryzen 5 3450U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating1054
Market segmentLaptop
SeriesAMD Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU)
Architecture codenameZen+ (2018−2020)
Release date1 May 2020
(2 years old)

Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)
Threads8
Base clock speed2.1 GHzof 4.7 (Ryzen 9 7900X)
Boost clock speed3.5 GHzof 6 (Core i9-13900KS)
L1 cache384 KBof 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache2 MBof 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache4 MBof 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography12 nmof 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Number of transistors4500 Millionof 9900000 (Ryzen 9 7845HX)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 5 3450U compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

SocketAM4
Thermal design power (TDP)15 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 3450U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Ryzen 5 3450U.

Integrated graphics cardAMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 2000/3000)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Ryzen 5 3450U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Ryzen 5 3450U 5.46
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  • Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core
  • Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 67%

Ryzen 5 3450U 6783

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core (sometimes called Multi-Thread) is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

Ryzen 5 3450U 567

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R15 (standing for Release 15) is a benchmark made by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version (sometimes called Single-Thread) only uses a single processor thread to render a room full of reflective spheres and light sources.

Benchmark coverage: 14%

Ryzen 5 3450U 138

Is Ryzen 5 3450U good for gaming?

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen 5 3450U performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook CPUs.


Ryzen 5 3450U Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 5 3450U by Intel is Core i7-10510U, which is slower by 1% and lower by 7 positions in our rating.

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Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

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Best GPUs for Ryzen 5 3450U

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Ryzen 5 3450U, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Ryzen 5 3450U in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 2107 configurations based on Ryzen 5 3450U in our database.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 GeForce RTX 4090
0.2% (4/2107)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
0.09% (2/2107)
AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT Radeon RX 6950 XT
0.05% (1/2107)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
0.1% (3/2107)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 GeForce RTX 3090
0.05% (1/2107)
AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Radeon RX 6900 XT
0.2% (4/2107)
AMD Radeon RX 6800 XT Radeon RX 6800 XT
0.05% (1/2107)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
0.05% (1/2107)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GeForce RTX 3060
0.2% (5/2107)

User rating

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