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
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: Performance and benchmark scores of the AMD Ryzen 5 4500U may vary depending on the notebook's other components, settings, cooling, and other factors. However, benchmark results are good indicators of its performance in comparison to other chips.