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AMD Ryzen 3 4300U vs Ryzen 3 3250U

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.7 GHz AMD Ryzen 3 4300U with 4-cores against the 2.6 GHz Ryzen 3 3250U with 2-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 3250U and 4300U
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 3 4300U
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 14 nanometers
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • Consumes up to 40% less energy than the Ryzen 3 3250U – 15 vs 25 Watt
  • 40% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1045 vs 749 points
  • More than 10° C higher critical temperature
  • 6% higher Turbo Boost frequency (3.7 GHz vs 3.5 GHz)

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
1562
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
2312
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
7615
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
3307

Specifications

Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 3 4300U and Ryzen 3 3250U

General

Vendor AMD AMD
Released January 6, 2020 January 6, 2020
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Zen 2 Zen+
Socket FP6 FP5
Integrated GPU Radeon Vega 5 Radeon RX Vega 3

Performance

Cores 4 2
Threads 4 4
Base Frequency 2.7 GHz 2.6 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 3.7 GHz 3.5 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 27x 26x
L1 Cache 32K (per core) 96K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 4MB (shared) 4MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Fabrication process 7 nm 14 nm
TDP 15 W 12-25 W
Max. temperature 105°C 95°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266 DDR4-2400
Memory Size 32 GB 32 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 68.27 GB/s -
ECC Support No No

Misc

Official site AMD Ryzen 3 4300U official page AMD Ryzen 3 3250U official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16

Cast your vote

Choose between two processors
6 (75%)
2 (25%)
Total votes: 8

Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 3 3250U or Ryzen 3 4300U?