Intel Core i3 N305 vs AMD Ryzen 5 7520U

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 0 GHz Intel Core i3 N305 with 8-cores against the 2.8 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 7520U with 4-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 7520U and N305
Advantages of Intel Core i3 N305
  • Has 4 more physical cores
  • Has 2 MB larger L3 cache size
  • More than 10° C higher critical temperature
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 7520U
  • More modern manufacturing process – 6 versus 10 nanometers


Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (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 7520U


Vendor Intel AMD
Released January 3, 2023 September 22, 2022
Type Laptop Laptop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Alder Lake Zen 2 (Mendocino)
Model number i3-N305 -
Integrated GPU UHD Graphics (32EU) Radeon 610M


Performance Cores
P-Cores - 4
P-Threads - 8
Base Frequency (P) 0 GHz 2.8 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 4
Total Threads 8 8
Bus Frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 18x 28x
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 2MB (shared) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 6MB (shared) 4MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No


Fabrication process 10 nm 6 nm
Socket BGA-1744 FT6
TDP 9-15 W (configurable) 15 W
Peak temperature 105°C 95°C


Integrated Graphics Intel UHD Graphics (32EU) Radeon 610M
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz 1500 MHz
GPU Boost Clock 1250 MHz 1900 MHz
Shading Units 256 128
TMUs 16 8
ROPs 8 4
Execution Units 32 2
TGP 45 W 15 W

Memory Support

Memory types DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200, LPDDR5-4800 LPDDR5-5500
Memory Size 16 GB 16 GB
Max. Memory Channels 1 2
ECC Support No No


Official site Intel Core i3 N305 official page AMD Ryzen 5 7520U official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 9 4

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