AMD Ryzen 5 3500U: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 5 3500U

Summary

AMD started AMD Ryzen 5 3500U sales 6 January 2019. This is 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 3700 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AM4 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt. It supports DDR4-2400 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 16.75 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Ryzen 5 3500U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
AMD Ryzen 5
 
Achitecture codename
Zen+
 
Release date
6 January 2019
 

Technical specs

Ryzen 5 3500U'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 3500U's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
8
 
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
384 KB
 
of 896 (Core i9-7940X)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
4 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
Die size
209.78 mm2
 
Transistor count
4940 Million
 
of 19200 (EPYC 7551P)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 5 3500U 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 (Uniprocessor)
 
Socket
AM4
 
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 3500U. 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 3500U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 3500U.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2400
 
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
35.76 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Ryzen 5 3500U.
Integrated graphics
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 ( - 1200 MHz)
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Ryzen 5 3500U's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 5 3500U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

16.75

3DMark06 CPU

6857

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

4560

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

17481

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.65

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

7.6

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

143

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

646

WinRAR 4.0

2455

x264 encoding pass 1

135

x264 encoding pass 2

39

TrueCrypt AES

4.4

Geekbench 2

11917

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

3477

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

13081

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

3669

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

10597

Passmark

7933

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen 5 3500U is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen 5 3500U performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 5 3500U from Intel is Core i7-4860EQ, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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