AMD Ryzen 7 3700U vs AMD Ryzen 5 3580U

AMD Ryzen 7 3700U

► remove from comparison AMD R7 3700U

The AMD Ryzen 7 3700U is a mobile SoC that was announced in January 2019. It combines four Zen+ cores (8 threads) clocked at 2.3 - 4 GHz with a Radeon RX Vega 10 graphics card with 10 CUs (640 Shaders) clocked at up to 1400 MHz. Specified at 15 Watt TDP, the SoC is intended for thin mid-range laptops. In Chromebooks, AMD calles the APU AMD Ryzen 7 3700C, but with the exact same specifications (and performance).

The Picasso SoCs use the Zen+ microarchitecture with slight improvements that should lead to a 3% IPC (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.

The performance of the Ryzen 7 3700U is heavily depending on the TDP settings and the cooling solution of the laptop. The average 3700U at the time of writing is only as fast as a older Ryzen 5 2500U (in our performance rating). This comes from the differences of performance in different laptops. For example, the ThinkPad E595 offers a miles better short and long-term CPU performance compared to the HP Envy x360 (see Cinebench R15 loop below). Compared with Intel CPUs, the Ryzen 7 is on par with a Core i5-8250U on average, but e.g. in the E595 it can be matched with higher end Intel counter parts. However, even the slow examples offer enough performance for demanding multi tasking.

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 7 3700UAMD Ryzen 5 3580U
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 3700U2.3 - 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 3250U compare2.6 - 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 3700U2.3 - 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 3250U compare2.6 - 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
2300 - 4000 MHz2100 - 3700 MHz
384 KB384 KB
2 MB2 MB
4 MB4 MB
4 / 84 / 8
15 15
4500 4500
12 12
AM4AM4
XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMTXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
iGPUAMD Radeon RX Vega 10 ( - 1400 MHz)AMD Radeon RX Vega 9 ( - 1300 MHz)
Architecturex86x86

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R7 3700U
36.2 pt (36%)
Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R5 3580U
37.5 pt (38%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
min: 285     avg: 339     median: 343 (54%)     max: 368 Points
352 Points (55%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
min: 1047     avg: 1344     median: 1499 (14%)     max: 1560 Points
1549 Points (15%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 537     avg: 648     median: 672 (15%)     max: 683 Points
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693 Points (15%)
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Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 127     avg: 138     median: 139 (51%)     max: 146 Points
139 Points (51%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 5.02     avg: 7     median: 7.6 (15%)     max: 7.71 Points
7.8 Points (16%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 1.23     avg: 1.5     median: 1.6 (51%)     max: 1.67 Points
1.7 Points (53%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
min: 4045     avg: 4411     median: 4410.5 (39%)     max: 4776
4525 (40%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
min: 12881     avg: 15461     median: 15461 (26%)     max: 18041
18307 (31%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
min: 27166     avg: 27205     median: 27205 (26%)     max: 27244 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
min: 7765     avg: 7767     median: 7767 (58%)     max: 7769 Points
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
450 s (5%)
275 s (3%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
13.5 s (3%)
7.2 s (1%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
2392 (15%)
2924 (19%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
min: 12738     avg: 15166     median: 15386.5 (12%)     max: 17153 MIPS
15209 MIPS (12%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
min: 3038     avg: 3423     median: 3492.5 (23%)     max: 3668 MIPS
3572 MIPS (24%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
27.1 fps (12%)
40.1 fps (18%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
105 fps (31%)
135 fps (40%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
min: 2.76     avg: 3.3     median: 3.3 (10%)     max: 3.9 fps
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4.1 fps (13%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.4 GB/s (16%)
0.4 GB/s (16%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
0.6 GB/s (17%)
0.6 GB/s (16%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
3.8 GB/s (14%)
3.5 GB/s (13%)
Blender 2.79 - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
min: 671     avg: 797     median: 703 (5%)     max: 1017.7 Seconds
710 Seconds (5%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
4595 Points (25%)
5545 Points (31%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
12.6 s (3%)
12 s (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
29.6 s (1%)
27.2 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
748 s (3%)
694 s (3%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
21501 Points (25%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 5060     avg: 5955     median: 5416 (22%)     max: 7250 Points
6856 Points (28%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
min: 30752     avg: 31840     median: 31238.5 (20%)     max: 34132 Points
47473 Points (31%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
min: 30487     avg: 32042     median: 31393 (33%)     max: 34896 Points
48287 Points (51%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 24397     avg: 31189     median: 30959.5 (32%)     max: 38440 Points
52082 Points (54%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 2957     avg: 4954     median: 4978 (13%)     max: 7033 Points
6687 Points (17%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 6380     avg: 8272     median: 8698.5 (22%)     max: 9457 Points
9805 Points (25%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
min: 2012     avg: 2427     median: 2224 (16%)     max: 3044 Points
2898 Points (20%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
7277 Points (59%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
5738 Points (52%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
12851 Points (25%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
10434 Points (21%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
10025 Points (26%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
10238 (18%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
3003 (62%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
10881 (17%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
3354 (68%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
3247 (50%)
3908 (60%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
9117 (22%)
11829 (29%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 3445     avg: 3785     median: 3843.5 (52%)     max: 4009
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 8907     avg: 10275     median: 10542 (17%)     max: 11107
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 *
min: 1285.1     avg: 1321     median: 1299.2 (2%)     max: 1405.2 ms
1243 ms (2%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
147 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 23657     avg: 26597     median: 27490 (44%)     max: 28301 Points
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%)

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 7 3700U → 100% n=35

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 5 3580U → 115% n=35

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