AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs Intel Core i3-10300T

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop 6 core CPU vs Intel 10th Generation Core i3 4 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

52 %
6% slightly better overall score
49 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

69 %
15% slightly better gaming score
60 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

46 %
2% slightly better multitasking score
45 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

45 %
2% slightly better heavy workload score
44 %

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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

4 GHz
20% slightly higher clock speed
3 GHz


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

95 W
35 W
171% significantly lower TDP

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access


Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

316th of 1,337
348th of 1,337


The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop
10th Generation Core i3

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

November 2017
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 5 1600X vs Core i3-10300T benchmarks

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 1600X beats the Core i3-10300T in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i3-10300T in all gaming tests too.

With info from our database, we find that the Ryzen 5 1600X has significantly more cores with 6 cores whereas the Core i3-10300T has 4 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i3-10300T. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 1600X has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Core i3-10300T. The Core i3-10300T outputs less heat than Ryzen 5 1600X thanks to a 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 Ryzen 5 1600X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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