AMD Ryzen 5 3550H Review Budget Laptop For Gaming
Zen+ technology which we see on the AMD Ryzen 5 3550H, has been a real game changer for the budget gaming laptop market so far. AMD achieved to compete successfully against the Intel, again. Before AMD came to the scene with the new APUs, the processors like the Intel Core i5-8300H were leading the whole segment of budget laptops. Besides offering good APU performance, AMD has built decent partnerships with GeForce. This also gave the opportunity to shift the attention of many users from Intel to AMD, in terms of budget gaming laptops.
AMD Ryzen 5 3550H is one of the good examples of a hot market competition. Before Zen+ architecture, the company has achieved way better performance than Intel’s Kaby Lake-R laptops. Back then in 2016, the Zen architecture even succeeded to beat Whiskey Lake-U on many different occasions, in terms of integrated GPU dynamics. Namely the UHD Graphics 620 fell behind this AMD APU’s at the time.
When the year 2019 arrived, AMD finally introduced the Zen+ 35 W models to the gaming laptop market. This ones was obviously faster in terms of core design and frequency range. The introduction of Zen+ mobile CPUs again put the AMD products out front compared to the Intel’s Kaby Lake-H and Coffee Lake-H models. Note that the Kaby Lake-H and Coffee Lake-H was highly dominating the gaming laptop market globally.
Performance and Specs
ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DY-BQ002T 15.6-inch is the product that we see a perfect example of a budget gaming laptop. It is perfect mainly thanks to Ryzen 5 3550H.
Especially for CPU benchmarks, Ryzen 5 3550H leads the statistics of various aspects. Having been designed as a 12 nm CPU, this CPU easily passes the 14nm Core i5-8300H. This applies for the single and multiple core tests at the same time. (Cinebench R15). We know that gaming performance overall depends not only on the CPU so when you see a particular laptop model outperforming an Intel laptop, you should know the building phase is successfully completed by the producer with help of the partners.
AMD Ryzen™ 5 3550H Mobile Processor with Radeon™ Vega 8 Graphics Specifications
- Cpu Cores : 4
- Threads : 8
- Clock Speed : 8 2.1GHz
- L1 Cache : Up to 3.7GHz
- L2 Cache : 384KB
- L3 Cache : 2MB
- Unlocked : 4MB
- CMOS : No
- Package : 12nm
- PCI Express Version : FP5
- Thermal Solution (PIB) : PCIe® 3.0
- TDP : n/a
- Max Temp. : 35W
- System Memory Spec. : 8
- System Memory Type : 8
- System Memory Channel : 2.1GHz