AMD Ryzen 5 3550H vs Ryzen 5 4600U

AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
AMD Ryzen 5 4600U

General info

Comparing Ryzen 5 3550H and Ryzen 5 4600U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
AMD Ryzen 5
AMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)
Architecture codename
Renoir (Zen 2)
Release date
6 January 2019
6 January 2020

Technical specs

Ryzen 5 3550H and Ryzen 5 4600U quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 5 3550H and Ryzen 5 4600U performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Base frequency
2.1 GHz
2.1 GHz
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
4 GHz
L1 cache
128K (per core)
128K (per core)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
512K (per core)
L3 cache
4 MB (shared)
11 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
7 nm
Die size
209.78 mm2
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Maximum core temperature
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105 °C
Transistor count
4500 Million
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64 bit support


Information on Ryzen 5 3550H and Ryzen 5 4600U 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)
35 Watt
25 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 3550H and Ryzen 5 4600U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 5 3550H and Ryzen 5 4600U are enumerated here.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 3550H and Ryzen 5 4600U.
Supported memory types
DDR4 Dual-channel
Maximum memory size
64 GB
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Max memory channels
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Maximum memory bandwidth
35.76 GB/s
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ECC memory support

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Ryzen 5 3550H and Ryzen 5 4600U.


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 5 3550H and Ryzen 5 4600U.
PCIe revision
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Max number of PCIe lanes
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 5 3550H and Ryzen 5 4600U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Ryzen 5 3550H 10.01
Ryzen 5 4600U 10.11 +1%

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Ryzen 5 3550H 143
Ryzen 5 4600U 175 +22.4%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Ryzen 5 3550H 742
Ryzen 5 4600U 838 +12.9%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Ryzen 5 3550H and Ryzen 5 4600U are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 3550H

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 5 4600U

1% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (6 January 2020 vs 6 January 2019)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 12 nm)
Less power hungry (25 vs 35 watts)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)

So, Ryzen 5 3550H or Ryzen 5 4600U?

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