AMD Ryzen 5 3500U vs Ryzen 7 3780U

General info

Comparing Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 3780U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
AMD Ryzen 5
AMD Ryzen 7
Architecture codename
Release date
6 January 2019
6 January 2019

Technical specs

Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 3780U 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 and Ryzen 7 3780U performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Base frequency
2.1 GHz
2.3 GHz
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
4 GHz
L1 cache
128K (per core)
96K (per core)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
512K (per core)
L3 cache
4 MB (shared)
4 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
12 nm
Die size
209.78 mm2
210 mm2
Transistor count
4500 Million
4,940 million
64 bit support


Information on Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 3780U 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)
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 3780U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 3780U are enumerated here.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 3780U.
Supported memory types
DDR4 Dual-channel
Maximum memory size
64 GB
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Max memory channels
no data
Maximum memory bandwidth
35.76 GB/s
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ECC memory support

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 3780U.


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 3780U.
PCIe revision
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Max number of PCIe lanes
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 3780U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Ryzen 5 3500U 8.06
Ryzen 7 3780U 8.12 +0.7%

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Ryzen 5 3500U 144
Ryzen 7 3780U 166 +15.3%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Ryzen 5 3500U 653
Ryzen 7 3780U 788 +20.7%


Ryzen 5 3500U 7143
Ryzen 7 3780U 7203 +0.8%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 3780U are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 3500U

x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 3780U

0.7% faster in synthetic tests
More powerful video core
Higher maximum frequency (4000 vs 3700 MHz)
Higher base frequency (2300 vs 2100 MHz)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)

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