Intel Core i3-10305T vs Intel Core i7-5930K

Compare Intel 10th Generation Core i3 4 core CPU vs Intel Core X-series 6 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

48 %
2% slightly better overall score
47 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

60 %
65 %
8% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

45 %
7% slightly better multitasking score
42 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

43 %
7% slightly better heavy workload score
40 %

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Number of physical processing units

49% significantly more cores


Number of logical processing units

49% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3 GHz
4 GHz
16% slightly higher clock speed

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

4 GHz
8% slightly higher turbo speed
4 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

35 W
300% significantly lower TDP
140 W

PCIe Lanes

Number of physical connections between the CPU and expansion slots

150% significantly more pcie lanes

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

100% significantly more memory channels

Supported Memory

Maximum amount of RAM supported by this CPU

128 GiB
100% significantly more supported memory
64 GiB

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

348th of 1,326
356th of 1,326


The product line

10th Generation Core i3
Core X-series

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

February 2021
August 2014

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


Core i3-10305T vs Core i7-5930K comparison

In our benchmarks, the Core i3-10305T beats the Core i7-5930K in overall performance. Despite this, the Core i7-5930K has the advantage in our gaming benchmark.

In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Core i7-5930K has significantly more cores than the Core i3-10305T. Indeed the Core i7-5930K has 4 compared to 6 found in the Core i3-10305T. It also has more threads than the Core i3-10305T. With our hardware info, we find that the Core i7-5930K has a slightly higher clock speed than the Core i3-10305T. Despite this, the Core i3-10305T has a slightly higher turbo speed. A Core i3-10305T CPU outputs less heat than a Core i7-5930K CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Core i3-10305T has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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