AMD Ryzen 5 2500X vs Intel Core i3-10105F

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop 4 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

55 %
30% slightly better overall score
42 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

69 %
1% slightly better gaming score
68 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

51 %
45% significantly better multitasking score
35 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

50 %
47% significantly better heavy workload score
34 %

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Number of physical processing units



Number of logical processing units


Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

4 GHz
4 GHz
2% slightly higher clock speed


Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

65 W
65 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access


Other details


Ranking in the hardwareDB database

272nd of 1,327
420th of 1,327


The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop
10th Generation Core i3

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

October 2018
February 2021

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 2500X vs Core i3-10105F specs and performance

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Ryzen 5 2500X is faster than the Core i3-10105F. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Core i3-10105F in all gaming tests too.

Info from our database shows that they both have the same core count and the same number of threads. Our comparison shows that the Core i3-10105F has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 5 2500X. Both these chips have an identical TDP (Thermal Design Power). 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 2500X has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.


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