AMD Ryzen 5 4500U Laptop Processor

The AMD Ryzen 5 4500U is a laptop processor from the Ryzen U 4000 series released in 2020. It’s commonly used in mid-tier and upper-mid-tier laptops. The Ryzen 5 4500U is more than capable of completing the daily computing tasks. Besides completely smooth day-to-day home and office computing, the chip also offers decent performance for heavier tasks like video editing.

As a mid-tier member of the Ryzen 4000 U family, the six-core Ryzen 5 4500U sits between the slightly faster eight-core Ryzen 7 4700U and weaker quad-core 3 4300U. The 15-Watt 5 4500U directly competes against Intel’s 15-Watt 10th Core i5 U and G series series.

As for gaming, the Ryzen 5 4500U features an AMD Radeon integrated graphics processor, which can handle well some light gaming.

AMD Ryzen 5 4500U CPU Benchmark

AMD Ryzen 5 4500U Benchmark

In most benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 4500U surpasses the popular 10th Gen Intel i5 (and i7) U and G series counterparts. It can also compete against the powerful 45-Watt chips from the 9th Gen Intel Core H-series you can typically find in 2019 gaming laptops. So overall, performance of the Ryzen 5 4500U is exceptional, although the processor doesn’t belong to the top-tier processor class occupied by the Intel Core H and AMD Ryzen H series chips.

Note: The benchmark scores of the listed processors are averages measured across various devices with these processors. The scores and real-world performance of the AMD Ryzen 5 4500U and compared CPUs may vary depending on the notebooks' other components, settings, cooling, and other factors. However, the benchmark results are good indicators of the processors' performance.


Here are the most important specs of the AMD Ryzen 5 4500U:

Processor Name

AMD Ryzen 5 4500U

CPU Family

AMD Ryzen "Renoir"

Number of Cores

Six-core / 1 computing thread per core

CPU Clock Speed

2.3 – 4 GHz

Cache Size


Memory Support

DDR4 (3200 MHz max. speed)
LPDDR4 (4266 MHz max. speed)

Integrated Graphics

AMD Radeon Graphics of Ryzen 5 4500U

Power Consumption


Production Technology


Typical Use

Mainstream laptops & 2-in-1 PCs

Notable Technologies

Turbo boost – dynamic speed boosting for optimal performance and battery life
Virtualization – allows the processor to run multiple operating systems simultaneously using virtual platforms

Year of Release


Published on May 20, 2020

User Reviews and Q&A

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  1. User benchmark


    I do not trust reviews from user benchmark. Can’t you obtain reviews from a different source? Such as Anandtech or Tom’s or any other independent review site?

    • Doha Tarafdar

      This is not a user benchmark. This is from amd and intel