AMD Ryzen 5 5600U vs HiSilicon Kirin 655

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AMD Ryzen 5 5600U or AMD Ryzen 5 5600U – which processor offers superior performance? In this comparison, we examine disparities and assess which of these two CPUs outperforms the other. We delve into technical specifications and benchmark outcomes.
The AMD Ryzen 5 5600U features 6 processor cores and has the capability to manage 12 threads concurrently.
It was released in Q1/2021 and belongs to the 4 generation of the AMD Ryzen 5 series.
To use the AMD Ryzen 5 5600U, you'll need a motherboard with a FP6 socket.
The HiSilicon Kirin 655 features 8 processor cores and has the capability to manage 8 threads concurrently.
It was released in Q2/2016 and belongs to the 4 generation of the HiSilicon Kirin series.
Mobile Segment Mobile
4 Generation 4
AMD Ryzen 5 Family HiSilicon Kirin
AMD Ryzen 5 5600U Name HiSilicon Kirin 655
AMD Ryzen 5000U Group HiSilicon Kirin 650
 
 

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 5 5600U has 6 CPU cores and can calculate 12 threads in parallel.
The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 5 5600U is 2.3 GHz
and turbo frequency for one core is 4.2 GHz.
The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.
The HiSilicon Kirin 655 has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel.
The clock frequency of the A-Core is 2.12 GHz.
Processors with hybrid (big.LITTLE) architecture strike a balance between performance and power efficiency, making them ideal for mobile devices.
6 CPU Cores 8
12 Threads 8
6x Cores None
None None 1.7 GHz
2.3 GHz Frequency None
Yes Hyperthreading No
3.6 GHz Turbo Frequency (all cores) None
None None 4x Cortex-A53
normal Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
No Overclocking No
None None 4x Cortex-A53
4.2 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 core) None
None None 2.12 GHz
 
 

Internal Graphics

The AMD Ryzen 5 5600U has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short.
Specifically, the AMD Ryzen 5 5600U uses the AMD Radeon 7 Graphics (Renoir), which has 448 texture shaders
and 7 execution units.
The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.
The HiSilicon Kirin 655 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short.
Specifically, the HiSilicon Kirin 655 uses the ARM Mali-T830 MP2, which has 32 texture shaders
and 2 execution units.
7 Execution units 2
9 Generation Midgard 4
AMD Radeon 7 Graphics (Renoir) GPU name ARM Mali-T830 MP2
2.0 GB Max. GPU Memory 0 bytes
7 nm Technology 28 nm
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1.8 GHz GPU frequency 0.9 GHz
12 Direct X 11
448 Shaders 32
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Q1/2020 Release date Q4/2015
 
 

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

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Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.
No AV1 No
Decode / Encode h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode
Decode / Encode JPEG Decode / Encode
Decode VC-1 No
Decode / Encode h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode VP8 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode AVC No
Decode / Encode VP9 No
 
 

Memory & PCIe

The processor supports a maximum memory capacity of 32.0 GB distributed across 2 memory channels. It offers a peak memory bandwidth of 51.2 GB/s. Both the type and quantity of memory can have a substantial impact on the overall system performance.
Yes AES-NI No
Yes ECC No
DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266 Memory type LPDDR3-933
pci PCIe pci
2 Memory channels 2
32.0 GB Max. Memory 0 bytes
51.2 GB/s Bandwidth --
 
 

Thermal Management

The processor has a thermal design power (TDP) of 15 W watts.
TDP indicates the cooling solution needed to effectively manage the processor's heat. It generally provides an approximate indication of the actual power consumption of the CPU itself.
10 W TDP down None
105 °C Tjunction max --
25 W TDP up None
15 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) None
 
 

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 5 5600U is manufactured using a 7 nm process.
A smaller manufacturing process indicates a more contemporary and energy-efficient CPU.
In total, this processor boasts a generous 16.0 MB cache.
A substantial cache can significantly enhance the processor's performance, particularly in scenarios like gaming.
The HiSilicon Kirin 655 is manufactured using a 16 nm process.
3.0 MB L2-Cache 0 bytes
Chiplet Chip design Chiplet
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16.0 MB L3-Cache 0 bytes
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization None
FP6 Socket
Q1/2021 Release date Q2/2016
7 nm Technology 16 nm
Cezanne (Zen 3) Architecture Cortex-A53 / Cortex-A53
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) ARMv8-A64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, FMA3, AVX2 ISA extensions
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Windows 10, Linux, Windows 11 Operating systems Android
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