AMD Ryzen 3 5300U vs Intel Core i5-10500T

Compare AMD Ryzen 3 Mobile 4 core CPU vs Intel 10th Generation Core i5 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

32 %
40 %
25% slightly better overall score

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

47 %
59 %
25% slightly better gaming score

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

27 %
34 %
25% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

26 %
33 %
26% slightly better heavy workload score

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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

2.6 GHz
13% slightly higher clock speed
2.3 GHz

Turbo Speed

Higher frequency used for heavy workloads

3.8 GHz
3.8 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

15 W
133% significantly lower TDP
35 W

Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

397th of 1,255
303rd of 1,255


The product line

Ryzen 3 Mobile
10th Generation Core i5

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

December 2021
May 2020

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip


Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked


Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory


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.


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