Intel Core i3 1125G4 vs AMD Ryzen 3 5300U

We compared two 4-core laptop CPUs: the 0.9-2.0 GHz Intel Core i3 1125G4 against the 2.6 GHz AMD Ryzen 3 5300U. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.


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

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 5300U and 1125G4
Advantages of Intel Core i3 1125G4
  • Has 4096 KB larger L3 cache size
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • Newer PCI Express version – 4.0
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 3 5300U
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 10 nanometers
  • 3% higher Turbo Boost frequency (3.8 GHz vs 3.7 GHz)

Test in Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs across various tasks

Cinebench R23

Reputable cross-platform benchmark for high-performance processors
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

GeekBench v6

The new version of this benchmark emulates common operations often used in real-world apps
Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
File compression 357.5 MB/sec 361.7 MB/sec
Clang compilation 32.6 Klines/sec 25.8 Klines/sec
HTML 5 Browser 91.9 pages/sec 90.1 pages/sec
PDF Renderer 127.9 Mpixels/sec 115 Mpixels/sec
Text processing 136.1 pages/sec 110 pages/sec
Background blur 17.1 images/sec 21.3 images/sec
Photo processing 35.8 images/sec 30.5 images/sec
Ray tracing 5.9 Mpixels/sec 7.46 Mpixels/sec
Sources: GeekBench [1], [2]


Synthetic test that focuses on raw computational performance for low-level functions
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Integer math 30.2 GOps/sec 30.2 GOps/sec
Floating point math 18.5 GOps/sec 17.9 GOps/sec
Find prime numbers 35M Primes/sec 19M Primes/sec
Random string sorting 13.4M Strings/sec 14.3M Strings/sec
Data encryption 5.8 GBytes/sec 8.1 GBytes/sec
Data compression 110.3 MBytes/sec 133.9 MBytes/sec
Physics 579 Frames/sec 422 Frames/sec
Extended instructions 8.2B Matrices/sec 8.5B Matrices/sec
Sources: PassMark [3], [4]


Full technical specification of Intel Core i3 1125G4 and AMD Ryzen 3 5300U


Vendor Intel AMD
Released September 1, 2020 January 12, 2021
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Tiger Lake Zen 2 (Lucienne)
Model number i3-1125G4 -
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics Xe G4 Radeon RX Vega 6


Performance Cores
P-Cores 4 4
P-Threads 8 8
Base Frequency (P) 0.9-2.0 GHz 2.6 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) 3.7 GHz 3.8 GHz
Total Cores 4 4
Total Threads 8 8
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 9-20x 26x
Bus Bandwidth 4 GT/s -
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 1280K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 8MB (shared) 4MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 10 nm 7 nm
TDP (PL1) 12-28 W (configurable) 10-25 W (configurable)
Socket BGA-1449 FP6
Peak temperature 100°C 105°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 Radeon RX Vega 6
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1250 MHz 1500 MHz
Shading Units 384 384
TMUs 24 24
ROPs 12 8
Execution Units 48 -
TGP 15 W 15 W

Memory Support

Memory types - DDR4-3200
- LPDDR4x-3733
- DDR4-3200
- LPDDR4-4266
Memory Size 64 GB 32 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i3 1125G4 official page AMD Ryzen 3 5300U official page
PCI Express Version 4.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 12

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