AMD Ryzen 5 3580U vs AMD Ryzen 3 3250U

AMD Ryzen 5 3580U

► remove from comparison AMD R5 3580U

The AMD Ryzen 5 3580U (Microsoft Surface Edition) is a mobile SoC that was announced in October 2019 as part of the Surface Book 15. It combines four Zen+ cores (8 threads) clocked at 2.2 - 3.8 GHz with a Radeon RX Vega 9 graphics card with 9 CUs (576 Shaders) clocked at up to 1300 MHz. Specified at 15 Watt TDP, the SoC is intended for thin mid-range laptops. Compared to the similar Ryzen 5 3500U, the 3580 integrates a faster GPU with 9 instead of 8 CUs.

The Picasso SoCs use the Zen+ microarchitecture with slight improvements that should lead to a 3% IPS (performance per clock) improvements. Furthermore, the 12nm process allows higher clock rates at similar power consumptions.

The integrated dual-channel memory controller supports up to DDR4-2400 memory. As the features of the Picasso APUs are the same compared to the Raven Ridge predecessors, we point to our Raven Ridge launch article.

As the Ryzen 5 3580U CPU specification is identical to the Ryzen 5 3500U, the processor performance should be similar. AMD states that the Picasso APUs are about 8% faster than the predecessors. Therefore, the Ryzen 5 3500U and 3580U should be ahead the Ryzen 5 2500U (2 - 3.6 GHz) and nearly on par with the Ryzen 7 2700U (2.2 - 3.8 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 3 3250U

► remove from comparison AMD R3 3250U

The AMD Ryzen 3 3250U is a mobile Dual-Core-SoC that was announced in January 2019. It combines two Zen+ cores (with SMT / Hyperthreading so running 4 threads) clocked at 2.6 - 3.5 GHz with a Radeon RX Vega 3 graphics card with 3 CUs (192 Shaders) clocked at up to 1200 MHz. Specified at 15 Watt TDP, the SoC is intended for thin mid-range laptops. The difference to the older Ryzen 3 3200U is only the reduced maximum temperature specification of 95 versus 105°C.

In Chromebooks, AMD calles the APU AMD Ryzen 3 3250C, but with the exact same specifications (and performance).

The Picasso SoCs use the Zen+ microarchitecture with slight improvements that should lead to a 3% IPS (performance per clock) improvements. Furthermore, the 12nm process allows higher clock rates at similar power consumptions.

The integrated dual-channel memory controller supports up to DDR4-2400 memory. As the features of the Picasso APUs are the same compared to the Raven Ridge predecessors, we point to our Raven Ridge launch article.

In contrast to the faster quad-core Picasso APUs, the Ryzen 3 3250U only supports 3 instead of 4 displays in total.

AMD states that the Picasso APUs are about 8% faster than the predecessors. Therefore, the Ryzen 3 3250U should be faster than the Ryzen 3 2200U (2.5 - 3.4 GHz Dual Core with SMT).

AMD Ryzen 5 3580UAMD Ryzen 3 3250U
AMD Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU)AMD Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU)
Zen+Zen+
Series: Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) Zen+
AMD Ryzen 7 3780U compare2.3 - 4 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H compare2.3 - 4 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U compare2.3 - 4 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U compare2.3 - 4 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H compare2.1 - 3.7 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U compare2.1 - 3.7 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3500U compare2.1 - 3.7 GHz4 / 84 MB
» AMD Ryzen 5 3580U2.1 - 3.7 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 3300U compare2.1 - 3.5 GHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U compare2.1 - 3.5 GHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 3250U2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U compare2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U compare2.3 - 3.2 GHz2 / 24 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3780U compare2.3 - 4 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3750H compare2.3 - 4 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 3700U compare2.3 - 4 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U compare2.3 - 4 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H compare2.1 - 3.7 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 3500U compare2.1 - 3.7 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 3500U compare2.1 - 3.7 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 3580U2.1 - 3.7 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 3300U compare2.1 - 3.5 GHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 3300U compare2.1 - 3.5 GHz4 / 44 MB
» AMD Ryzen 3 3250U2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U compare2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U compare2.3 - 3.2 GHz2 / 24 MB
2100 - 3700 MHz2600 - 3500 MHz
384 KB192 KB
2 MB1 MB
4 MB4 MB
4 / 82 / 4
15 15
4500 4500
12 12
AM4AM4
XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMTXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
iGPUAMD Radeon RX Vega 9 ( - 1300 MHz)AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 ( - 1200 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
95 °C

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R5 3580U
37.5 pt (38%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
352 Points (55%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
1549 Points (15%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
693 Points (15%)
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Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
139 Points (51%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
7.8 Points (16%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
1.7 Points (53%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
4525 (40%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
18307 (31%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
275 s (3%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
7.2 s (1%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
2924 (19%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
15209 MIPS (12%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
3572 MIPS (24%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
40.1 fps (18%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
135 fps (40%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
4.1 fps (13%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.4 GB/s (16%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
0.6 GB/s (16%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
3.5 GB/s (13%)
Blender 2.79 - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
710 Seconds (5%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
5545 Points (31%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
12 s (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
27.2 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
694 s (3%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
21501 Points (25%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
6856 Points (28%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
47473 Points (31%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
48287 Points (51%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
52082 Points (54%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
6687 Points (17%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
9805 Points (25%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
2898 Points (20%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
3908 (60%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
11829 (29%)
Geekbench 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Single-Core
900 (50%)
Geekbench 5.3 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.3 64 Bit Multi-Core
2990 (18%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
1243 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
28517 Points (45%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
41.1 Watt (11%)
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
40 Watt (11%)

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