AMD Ryzen 5 4500: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Ryzen 5 4500
AMD Ryzen 5 4500
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Year of release 2022
Performance 12.85


AMD started AMD 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.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 9654.

AMD EPYC 9654 EPYC 9654

General info

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

Place in performance rating494
Place by popularity57
Value for money37.45
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameRenoir (2020−2022)
Release date4 April 2022 (less than a year old)
Current price$79 of 16240 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)
Value for money

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Technical specs

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 (Core i9-13900KS)
L1 cache64K (per core)of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache512K (per core)of 36864 (Apple M2 Max)
L3 cache8 MB (shared)of 768 (EPYC 7373X)
Chip lithography7 nmof 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Die size156 mm2
Maximum case temperature (TCase)95 °Cof 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)
Number of transistors9,800 millionof 9900000 (Ryzen 5 7645HX)
64 bit support+
Unlocked multiplier+


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)
Thermal design power (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 typesDDR4-3200of 5600 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)


Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version3.0of 5 (Core i9-12900K)

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.

Overall 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 12.85
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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: 67%

Ryzen 5 4500 16191

Gaming performance

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen 5 4500 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 5 4500 by Intel is Core i7-11700T, which is slower by 2% and lower by 8 positions in our rating.

Intel Core i7-11700T Core i7 11700T

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 5 4500:

Similar processors

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

AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G Ryzen 5 PRO 4650G
AMD Ryzen Embedded V2718 Ryzen Embedded V2718
Intel Core i7-11700T Core i7 11700T
AMD Ryzen 5 4600G Ryzen 5 4600G
Intel Core i5-12400T Core i5 12400T
Intel Core i5-12500TE Core i5 12500TE

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 5488 configurations based on Ryzen 5 4500 in our database.

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 GeForce RTX 4090
1.5% (80/5488)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 GeForce RTX 4080
0.09% (5/5488)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti GeForce RTX 4070 Ti
0.05% (3/5488)
AMD Radeon RX 7900 XTX Radeon RX 7900 XTX
0.04% (2/5488)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti GeForce RTX 3090 Ti
0.3% (19/5488)
AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT Radeon RX 7900 XT
0.04% (2/5488)
AMD Radeon RX 6950 XT Radeon RX 6950 XT
0.07% (4/5488)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
0.1% (6/5488)
AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT Radeon RX 6900 XT
0.05% (3/5488)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 GeForce RTX 3090
0.04% (2/5488)

User rating

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4.3 488 votes

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