Intel Core i3 N305 vs AMD Ryzen 5 5625U

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 0 GHz Intel Core i3 N305 with 8-cores against the 2.3 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 5625U with 6-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Please note that the tests on the i3 N305 are done on engineering sample provided by our insiders. The data will be more accurate after we get the final version of this CPU.


General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
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 5625U and N305
Advantages of Intel Core i3 N305
  • Newer - released 1-year later
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • More than 10° C higher critical temperature
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 5625U
  • Supports up to 64 GB DDR4-3200 RAM
  • Has 10 MB larger L3 cache size
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 10 nanometers
  • 30% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1422 vs 1096 points


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
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Full technical specification of Intel Core i3 N305 and AMD Ryzen 5 5625U


Vendor Intel AMD
Released January 3, 2023 January 4, 2022
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Alder Lake -
Model number i3-N305 -
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics (32EU) Radeon Vega 7


Performance Cores
P-Cores - 6
P-Threads - 12
Base Frequency (P) 0 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency (P) - 4.3 GHz
Efficient Cores
E-Cores 8 -
E-Threads 8 -
Base Frequency (E) 1800 GHz -
Turbo Boost Frequency (E) 3.9 GHz -
Total Cores 8 6
Total Threads 8 12
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 18x 23x
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (shared) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 6MB (shared) 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Transistors - 10.7 billions
Fabrication process 10 nm 7 nm
Socket BGA-1744 FP6
TDP 9-15 W (configurable) 15 W
Peak temperature 105°C 95°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics (32EU) AMD Radeon Vega 7
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 300 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1250 MHz 1800 MHz
Shading Units 256 448
TMUs 16 28
ROPs 8 7
Execution Units 32 -
TGP 45 W 10-45 W
1.108 TFLOPS

Memory Support

Memory types DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200, LPDDR5-4800 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4x-4267
Memory Size 16 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 1 2
ECC Support No Yes


Official site Intel Core i3 N305 official page AMD Ryzen 5 5625U official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 9 16

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