AMD Ryzen 5 2500U vs Intel Core i7-8550U

AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
AMD Socket FP5MOBILE
2000 MHz / Cores: 4 / Oct 2017
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U

Intel Core i7-8550U
Intel BGA1356MOBILE
1800 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2017
Intel Core i7-8550U

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-8550U
    105%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
    100%
  • Intel Core i7-8550U
    124%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
    116%
  • Intel Core i7-8550U
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 2500U

16% higher multi threaded performance.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i7-8550U

Much higher single threaded performance (around 24% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UIntel Core i7-8550U
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UIntel Core i7-8550U
ArchitectureAMD_ZenvsIntel_Kabylake
MarketMobilevsMobile
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameRaven RidgevsKaby Lake
Release DateOct 2017vsSep 2017

Cores

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UIntel Core i7-8550U
Cores4vs4
Threads8vs8
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsRadeon Vega 8vsIntel UHD 620

Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UIntel Core i7-8550U
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache4096 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UIntel Core i7-8550U
SocketAMD Socket FP5vsIntel BGA1356
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
PackageFP5vs FC-BGA1356
Die Size210mm²vsunknown
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 2500UIntel Core i7-8550U
Cpu Frequency2000 MHzvs1800 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3600 MHzvs4000 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltageunknownvsunknown
TDP15 Wvs15 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
    3960 points
  • Intel Core i7-8550U
    4800 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
    10736 points
  • Intel Core i7-8550U
    10368 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
    138
  • Intel Core i7-8550U (simulated)
    171.76

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 2500U
    614
  • Intel Core i7-8550U
    526

points - higher is better