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Intel Core i5 10300H vs AMD Ryzen 5 4500U

We compared two laptop CPUs: the 2.5 GHz Intel Core i5 10300H with 4-cores against the 2.3 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 4500U with 6-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 4500U and 10300H
Advantages of Intel Core i5 10300H
  • Supports up to 128 GB DDR4-2933 RAM
  • 13% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.5 GHz vs 4 GHz)
  • 10% faster in a single-core Geekbench v5 test - 1205 vs 1097 points
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 4500U
  • More modern manufacturing process – 7 versus 14 nanometers
  • Consumes up to 44% less energy than the Core i5 10300H – 25 vs 45 Watt
  • Has 2 more physical cores
  • Around 22.47 GB/s (49%) higher theoretical memory bandwidth

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
11112
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1187
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)

Specifications

Full technical specification of Intel Core i5 10300H and AMD Ryzen 5 4500U

General

Vendor Intel AMD
Released April 2, 2020 January 6, 2020
Type Laptop Laptop
Codename Comet Lake-H Zen 2
Model number i5-10300H -
Socket BGA-1440 FP6
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics 630 Radeon RX Vega 6

Performance

Cores 4 6
Threads 8 6
Base Frequency 2.5 GHz 2.3 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.5 GHz 4 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 25x 23x
Bus Bandwidth 8 GT/s -
L1 Cache 64K (per core) 32K (per core)
L2 Cache 256K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 8MB (shared) 8MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier No No

Power

Fabrication process 14 nm 7 nm
TDP 45 W 10-25 W
Max. temperature 100°C 105°C

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2933 DDR4-3200, LPDDR4-4266
Memory Size 128 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 45.8 GB/s 68.27 GB/s
ECC Support No Yes

Misc

Official site Intel Core i5 10300H official page AMD Ryzen 5 4500U official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 16 16

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Total votes: 239

Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 4500U or Intel Core i5 10300H?
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Ching chong slayer 18 January 2021 04:40
That Ching chong CEO of Amd will ruin the company.
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Guest User #433 18 May 2021 19:47
Absolutely right. Bloody AMD, I will kill you! AMD only gave me 5.8GB usable ram out of 8GB!
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