The AMD Ryzen 5 5500 is a budget desktop processor launched on April 04, 2022. This 5000 Series CPU is compatible with the AM4 socket and is produced utilizing a 7 nm process. It is a 6 core 12 thread processor that has a base clock speed of 3.6 GHz and boost clock speed of 4.2 GHz. It also uses the PCI-Express 3.0 standard with 24 lanes to communicate with other system components.
Additionally, the 5500 supports DDR4-3200 memory and offers 16 MB of level 3 cache. In terms of power draw, it has a TDP of 65 W and a TJ max of 90 °C which is the temperature where it will start to throttle. This processor does not have integrated graphics (iGPU), can not be overclocked, and does include a cooler.
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 Specs
|Architecture: Vermeer||Generation: 5000 Series|
|Socket: AM4||Process: 7 nm|
|Cores: 6||Threads: 12|
|Base Clock: 3.6 GHz||Boost Clock: 4.2 GHz|
|L3 Cache: 16 MB||Memory Support: DDR4-3200|
|Base TDP: 65 W||Max. Operating Temperature: 90 W|
|PCIe: 3.0, 24 lanes (CPU only)||Overclocking: No|
|Integrated graphics: No||Chipsets: X570, X470, X370, B550, B450, B350, A520|
|Cooler Included: Yes||Release Date: April 4, 2022|
|MSRP: $159.00||Current Price: $101.00 (Dec. 7, 2023)|
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 Performance Rankings
This radar chart contains the AMD Ryzen 5 5500 performance rankings compared to the CPUs closely ranked to it (Intel Core i3-12100F and AMD Ryzen 5 5600G) in several prominent computing workloads (higher is better).
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 Benchmarks
Below are the AMD Ryzen 5 5500 benchmark scores in Cinebench R23 compared to closely ranked CPUs.
Cinebench R23 Multi-Core Score
AMD Ryzen 5 5500: 10576
Intel Core i3-12100F: 12010
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G: 11358
Cinebench R23 Single-Core Score
AMD Ryzen 5 5500: 1375
Intel Core i3-12100F: 1670
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G: 1499
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 PriceMSRP: $159.00
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