Ryzen 5 4500: specs and benchmarks


Aggregated performance score

Ryzen 5 4500 provides acceptable benchmark performance at 10.44% of a leader's which is a 96-core Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX.

Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WXRyzen ThreadripperPRO 7995WX


AMD started Ryzen 5 4500 sales 4 April 2022. This is a Renoir architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 7 nm manufacturing technology, with a max turbo frequency of 4100 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM4 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt and a maximum temperature of 95 °C. It supports DDR4-3200 memory.

Primary details

Ryzen 5 4500 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking678
Place by popularity32
Cost-effectiveness evaluation45.56
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameRenoir (2020−2022)
Release date4 April 2022 (2 years ago)
Current price$167 of 15701 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)

Cost-effectiveness evaluation

Performance per price, higher is better.

Detailed specifications

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 cores6 (Hexa-Core)
Base clock speed3.6 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed4.1 GHzof 6.2 (Core i9-14900KS)
L1 cache64K (per core)of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache512K (per core)of 98304 (Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX)
L3 cache8 MB (shared)of 768 (EPYC 7373X)
Chip lithography7 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
Die size156 mm2
Maximum case temperature (TCase)95 °Cof 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)
Number of transistors9,800 millionof 92000 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+
Unlocked multiplierYes


Information on Ryzen 5 4500 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.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
Power consumption (TDP)65 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 4500. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.


Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 4500's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200


Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version3.0of 5 (Core i9-12900K)
PCI Express lanes16of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Ryzen 5 4500. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Combined synthetic benchmark 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 4500 10.44


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: 68%

Ryzen 5 4500 16141

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 42%

Ryzen 5 4500 1553

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 42%

Ryzen 5 4500 6212

Gaming performance

Closest competitors

Ryzen 5 4500's performance relative to its closest rivals among desktop CPUs.

Intel equivalent

According to our data, the closest Intel alternative to Ryzen 5 4500 is Core i5-12400T, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our ranking.

i5-12400TCore i512400T

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 5 4500:

Core i7-10700 101.92
Ryzen 5 4500 100

Similar processors

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

i5-12400TCore i512400T
Ryzen 5 PRO 4650GRyzen 5PRO 4650G
Ryzen Embedded V2718RyzenEmbedded V2718
Ryzen 5 4600GRyzen 54600G
i7-10700FCore i710700F

Recommended GPUs

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Ryzen 5 4500, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Ryzen 5 4500 in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 21261 configurations using Ryzen 5 4500 in our database.

RTX 4090 GeForce RTX 4090
1% (217/21261)
RTX 4080 GeForce RTX 4080
0.04% (8/21261)
RTX 4080 SUPER GeForce RTX 4080 SUPER
0.005% (1/21261)
RTX 4070 Ti GeForce RTX 4070 Ti
0.1% (24/21261)
RX 7900 XTX Radeon RX 7900 XTX
0.04% (9/21261)
RTX 4070 SUPER GeForce RTX 4070 SUPER
0.01% (3/21261)
RTX 3090 Ti GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
0.1% (23/21261)
RX 7900 XT Radeon RX 7900 XT
0.01% (3/21261)
RX 6950 XT Radeon RX 6950 XT
0.02% (4/21261)

Community ratings

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