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AMD Ryzen 5 4600U

AMD R5 4600U

The AMD Ryzen 5 4600U is a processor for thin and light laptops based on the Renoir architecture. The 4700U integrates six cores based on the Zen 2 microarchitecture. They are clocked at 2.1 (guaranteed base clock) to 4 GHz (Turbo) with SMT / Hyperthreading support (12 threads). The chip is manufactured in the modern 7 nm process at TSMC and partly thanks to it AMD advertises a 2x improved performance per Watt for the Renoir chips.

With two less cores, the Ryzen 5 4500U is clearly slower than the Ryzen 7 4700U and 4800U in multi threaded workloads. However, it should still beat the fastest 15 Watt Ice Lake Intel Core i7-1065G7 (4 cores, 3.9 GHz). Thanks to the 4 GHz Boost clock, the single core performance should be similar. Therefore, the Ryzen 5 4600U is a very fast 15 Watt CPU and clearly faster than the old Ryzen 7 3700U.

In addition to the six CPU cores, the APU also integrates a Radeon RX Vega 6 integrated graphics card with 6 CUs and up to 1500 MHz. The dual channel memory controller supports DDR4-3200 and energy efficient LPDDR4-4266 RAM. Furthermore, 8 MB level 3 cache can be found on the chip. See our hub page on the Renoir Processors for more information.

The TDP of the APU is specified at 15 Watt (default) and can be configured from 10 to 25 Watt by the laptop vendor. That means the chip is intended for thin and light laptops (but with fans).

SeriesAMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)
CodenameRenoir (Zen 2)
Series: Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) Renoir (Zen 2)
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H compare3300 - 4400 MHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS compare3000 - 4300 MHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H compare2900 - 4200 MHz8 / 167.9 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS compare2900 - 4200 MHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H compare3000 - 4000 MHz6 / 1211 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS compare3000 - 4000 MHz6 / 128 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4800U compare1800 - 4200 MHz8 / 168 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 4700U compare2000 - 4100 MHz8 / 88 MB
» AMD Ryzen 5 4600U2100 - 4000 MHz6 / 128 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U compare2300 - 4000 MHz6 / 68 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 4300U compare2700 - 3700 MHz4 / 46 MB
Clock Rate2100 - 4000 MHz
Level 1 Cache384 KB
Level 2 Cache3 MB
Level 3 Cache8 MB
Number of Cores / Threads6 / 12
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)15 Watt
Manufacturing Technology7 nm
Max. Temperature105 °C
SocketFP6
FeaturesXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
GPUAMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) ( - 1500 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date01/07/2020
Product Link (external)AMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R5 4600U

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Other CPUs of the series Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)

» AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
   8x 3.3 GHz - 4.4 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS
   8x 3 GHz - 4.3 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
   8x 2.9 GHz - 4.2 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS
   8x 2.9 GHz - 4.2 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
   6x 3 GHz - 4 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 5 4600HS
   6x 3 GHz - 4 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 7 4800U
   8x 1.8 GHz - 4.2 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U
   8x 1.7 GHz - 4.1 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
   8x 2 GHz - 4.1 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 5 4600U
   6x 2.1 GHz - 4 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U
   6x 2.1 GHz - 4 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
   6x 2.3 GHz - 4 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4450U
   4x 2.5 GHz - 3.7 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
   4x 2.7 GHz - 3.7 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Intel Core i7-8750H
   6x 2.2 GHz - 4.1 GHz
+ AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U
   8x 1.7 GHz - 4.1 GHz
+ AMD Ryzen 7 4700U
   8x 2 GHz - 4.1 GHz
+ Intel Core i7-10710U
   6x 1.1 GHz - 4.7 GHz
+ Intel Core i7-1165G7
   4x 2.8 GHz - 4.7 GHz
» AMD Ryzen 5 4600U
   6x 2.1 GHz - 4 GHz
- AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U
   6x 2.1 GHz - 4 GHz
- Intel Core i5-10400H
   4x 2.6 GHz - 4.6 GHz
- Intel Core i5-10300H
   4x 2.5 GHz - 4.5 GHz
- Intel Core i5-1145G7
   4x 2.6 GHz - 4.4 GHz
- AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
   6x 2.3 GHz - 4 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2020-01-11)