Ryzen 3 5300U vs Core i5-10500T specs and performance
Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Core i5-10500T performs better than the Ryzen 3 5300U. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Ryzen 3 5300U in all gaming tests too.
In terms of the number of cores of each of these CPUs, the Core i5-10500T has significantly more cores than the Ryzen 3 5300U. Indeed, the Core i5-10500T has 6 cores compared to 4 cores found in the Ryzen 3 5300U. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 3 5300U. Our comparison shows that the Ryzen 3 5300U has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i5-10500T. In addition, both chips have the same turbo speed. A Ryzen 3 5300U CPU outputs less heat than a Core i5-10500T CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.
Modern CPUs generally have more logical cores than physical cores, this means that each core is split into multiple virtual cores, improving efficiency for parallel workloads. Indeed, the Ryzen 3 5300U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.