AMD Ryzen 3 2300X vs Intel Core i5-7500

AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3500 MHz / Cores: 4 / Aug 2018
AMD Ryzen 3 2300X

Intel Core i5-7500
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
3400 MHz / Cores: 4 / Sep 2016
Intel Core i5-7500

Summary

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 3 2300X

This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Higher theoretical single-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i5-7500

Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD Ryzen 3 2300X.
Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i5-7500
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4A
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AES
AVX
AVX2
BMI1
BMI2
SHA
F16C
FMA3
AMD64
EVP
AMD-V
SMAP
SMEP
Precision Boost
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
vPro
Boost 2.0

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i5-7500
ArchitectureAMD_Zen_PlusvsIntel_Kabylake
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR4
CodenameZenvsKaby Lake
Release DateAug 2018vsSep 2016

Cores

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i5-7500
Cores4vs4
Threads4vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsIntel HD Graphics 630

Cache

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i5-7500
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache4096 KB (shared)vs6144 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i5-7500
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsIntel Socket 1151
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageµOPGA-1331vs
Die Size210mm²vsunknown
Process14 nmvs14 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 3 2300XIntel Core i5-7500
Cpu Frequency3500 MHzvs3400 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4200 MHzvsnone
Base Clock100 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltagevariablevsunknown
TDP65 Wvs65 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
    4620 points
  • Intel Core i5-7500
    4080 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 3 2300X
    15400 points
  • Intel Core i5-7500
    16320 points

Points - higher is better