Intel Celeron G4900 vs AMD Ryzen 3 1200

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 3.1 GHz Intel Celeron G4900 with 2-cores against the 3.1 GHz AMD Ryzen 3 1200 with 4-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 1200 and G4900
Advantages of Intel Celeron G4900
  • Newer - released 9-months later
  • Consumes up to 17% less energy than the Ryzen 3 1200 – 54 vs 65 Watt
  • Includes an integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 610
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 3 1200
  • Has 6 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • Unlocked multiplier
  • 17% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 901 vs 768 points
  • Around 2.24 GB/s (6%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
1910
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Ryzen 3 1200 +159%
6294
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Ryzen 3 1200 +107%
2960
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Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Celeron G4900 and AMD Ryzen 3 1200

General

Vendor Intel AMD
Released April 3, 2018 July 27, 2017
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Coffee Lake Zen
Model number G4900 -
Socket LGA-1151 AM4
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics 610 No

Performance

Cores 2 4
Threads 2 4
Base Frequency 3.1 GHz 3.1 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency - 3.4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 31x 31x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s -
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 96K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 2MB (shared) 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No Yes

Power

Transistors - 4.8 billions
Fabrication process 14 nm 14 nm
TDP 54 W 65 W
Max. temperature 100°C 95°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 610 -
GPU Base Clock 350 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1050 MHz -
Shading Units 96 -
TMUs 12 -
ROPs 2 -
Execution Units 12 -
TGP 15 W -
Max. Resolution 4096x2304 - 30 Hz -
iGPU FLOPS
0.2 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2400 DDR4-2666
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 37.5 GB/s 39.74 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes

Misc

Official site Intel Celeron G4900 official page AMD Ryzen 3 1200 official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 20
Extended instructions SSE4.1, SSE4.2 -

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So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 3 1200 or Intel Celeron G4900?
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