AMD Ryzen 5 3500U vs Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U

AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U

General info

Comparing Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
AMD Ryzen 5
 
AMD Ryzen 7
Architecture codename
Zen+
 
Zen+
Release date
6 January 2018
 
8 April 2019

Technical specs

Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U 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 PRO 3700U performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
4
Number of threads
8
 
8
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
 
4 GHz
L1 cache
384 KB
 
384 KB
L2 cache
2 MB
 
2 MB
L3 cache
4 MB
 
4 MB
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
12 nm
Die size
209.78 mm2
 
209.78 mm2
Transistor count
4500 Million
 
4500 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U 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)
 
1 (Uniprocessor)
Socket
AM4
 
AM4
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U. 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 and Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U.
Supported memory types
DDR4 Dual-channel
 
DDR4 Dual-channel
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
32 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
35.76 GB / s
 
35.76 GB / s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U.
Integrated graphics
AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 ( - 1200 MHz)
 
AMD Radeon RX Vega 10 ( - 1400 MHz)

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
12

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Ryzen 5 3500U 9.47
Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U 9.60 +1.4%

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Ryzen 5 3500U 143
Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U 149 +4.2%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Ryzen 5 3500U 646
Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U 658 +1.9%

Passmark

Ryzen 5 3500U 7247
Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U 7350 +1.4%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Ryzen 5 3500U and Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 3500U

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 3500U over AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U

1.4% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (8 April 2019 vs 6 January 2018)

So, Ryzen 5 3500U or Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Ryzen 5 3500U and AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U. The differences in performance seem too small.
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