AMD Ryzen 7 3700U vs Ryzen 5 3500U

General info

Comparing Ryzen 7 3700U and Ryzen 5 3500U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.49
 
0.44
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
AMD Ryzen 7
 
AMD Ryzen 5
Architecture codename
Picasso
 
Picasso
Release date
6 January 2019
 
6 January 2019
Price now
$625
 
$672

Technical specs

Ryzen 7 3700U and Ryzen 5 3500U quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 7 3700U and Ryzen 5 3500U performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
4
Number of threads
8
 
8
Base frequency
2.3 GHz
 
2.1 GHz
Maximum frequency
4 GHz
 
3.7 GHz
L1 cache
128K (per core)
 
128K (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
 
209.78 mm2
Transistor count
4500 Million
 
4500 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 7 3700U and Ryzen 5 3500U 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
FP5
 
FP5
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 7 3700U and Ryzen 5 3500U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
 
XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 7 3700U and Ryzen 5 3500U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+

Memory specs

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

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Ryzen 7 3700U and Ryzen 5 3500U.

Peripherals

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

Benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

Ryzen 7 3700U 8.28 +2.3%
Ryzen 5 3500U 8.09

3DMark06 CPU

Ryzen 7 3700U 4940
Ryzen 5 3500U 5951 +20.5%

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Ryzen 7 3700U 4411
Ryzen 5 3500U 4558 +3.3%

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

Ryzen 7 3700U 15461
Ryzen 5 3500U 17231 +11.4%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

Ryzen 7 3700U 1.59
Ryzen 5 3500U 1.65 +3.8%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

Ryzen 7 3700U 8
Ryzen 5 3500U 8 +0%

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Ryzen 7 3700U 127
Ryzen 5 3500U 143 +12.6%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Ryzen 7 3700U 652
Ryzen 5 3500U 652 +0%

wPrime 32

Ryzen 7 3700U 13.48
Ryzen 5 3500U 12.88 +4.7%

WinRAR 4.0

Ryzen 7 3700U 2392
Ryzen 5 3500U 2455 +2.6%

x264 encoding pass 1

Ryzen 7 3700U 105
Ryzen 5 3500U 135 +28.6%

x264 encoding pass 2

Ryzen 7 3700U 27
Ryzen 5 3500U 39 +44.4%

TrueCrypt AES

Ryzen 7 3700U 3.8
Ryzen 5 3500U 4.4 +15.8%

Geekbench 2

Ryzen 7 3700U 10025
Ryzen 5 3500U 11917 +18.9%

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

Ryzen 7 3700U 3003
Ryzen 5 3500U 3443 +14.7%

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

Ryzen 7 3700U 10238
Ryzen 5 3500U 13040 +27.4%

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

Ryzen 7 3700U 3247
Ryzen 5 3500U 3669 +13%

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

Ryzen 7 3700U 9117
Ryzen 5 3500U 10597 +16.2%

Passmark

Ryzen 7 3700U 7349 +2.3%
Ryzen 5 3500U 7181

Gaming performance

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

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 3700U

2.3% faster in synthetic tests
Cheaper ($625.00 USD vs $672.00 USD)
Higher maximum frequency (4000 vs 3700 MHz)
Higher base frequency (2300 vs 2100 MHz)

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 3500U

More powerful video core

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

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