AMD Athlon 3000G vs Intel Pentium Silver N6000

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AMD Athlon 3000G
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Games supported 75%
Processor Processor AMD Athlon 3000G vs Intel Pentium Silver N6000

General info

Comparing Athlon 3000G and Pentium Silver N6000 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating11521452
Value for money3.25no data
Market segmentDesktop processorLaptop
SeriesAMD Athlonno data
Architecture codenameZen+Jasper Lake
Release date21 November 2019 (2 years ago)11 January 2021 (1 year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$49no data
Price now$92 (1.9x MSRP)no data
Value for money

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Technical specs

Athlon 3000G and Pentium Silver N6000 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores2 (Dual-core)4 (Quad-Core)
Threads44
Base clock speed3.5 GHz1.1 GHz
Boost clock speed3.5 GHz3.3 GHz
L1 cache96K (per core)no data
L2 cache512K (per core)1.5 MB
L3 cache4 MB (shared)4 MB
Chip lithography14 nm10 nm
Die size209.78 mm2?no data
Maximum core temperatureno data105 °C
Number of transistors4,800 millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier+no data

Compatibility

Information on Athlon 3000G and Pentium Silver N6000 compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1 (Uniprocessor)1
SocketAM4FCBGA1338
Thermal design power (TDP)35 Watt6 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Athlon 3000G and Pentium Silver N6000. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsno dataIntel® SSE4.2
AES-NI++
AVX+no data
vProno data-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Speed Shiftno data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data-
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data-
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
Smart Responseno data-
GPIOno data+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0no data-

Security technologies

Athlon 3000G and Pentium Silver N6000 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data-
Identity Protectionno data+
SGXno data-
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Athlon 3000G and Pentium Silver N6000 are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data
VT-dno data+
VT-xno data+
EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Athlon 3000G and Pentium Silver N6000. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4 Dual-channelDDR4
Maximum memory size64 GB?16 GB
Max memory channelsno data2
Maximum memory bandwidth42.671 GB/sno data
ECC memory supportno data-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics card
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Quick Sync Videono data+
Graphics max frequencyno data850 MHz
Execution Unitsno data32

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Athlon 3000G and Pentium Silver N6000 integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supportedno data3
eDPno data+
DisplayPortno data+
HDMIno data+
MIPI-DSIno data+

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Athlon 3000G and Pentium Silver N6000 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution supportno data+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4no data4096x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over eDPno data4096x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPortno data4096x2160@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Athlon 3000G and Pentium Silver N6000 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectXno data12
OpenGLno data4.5

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Athlon 3000G and Pentium Silver N6000.

PCIe version3.0no data
PCI Express lanes68
USB revisionno data2.0/3.2
Max number of SATA 6 Gb/s Portsno data2
Number of USB portsno data14
Integrated LANno data-
UARTno data+

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Athlon 3000G 5.10
+52.7%
Pentium Silver N6000 3.34
  • Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Athlon 3000G 4475
+52.6%
Pentium Silver N6000 2933

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Athlon 3000G and Pentium Silver N6000 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately. Also, your gaming PC must have a decent enough GPU to perform well.

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 5.10 3.34
Integrated graphics card 4.31
Novelty 21 November 2019 11 January 2021
Boost clock speed 3500 3300
Chip lithography 14 nm 10 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 35 Watt 6 Watt

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends

AMD Athlon 3000G
AMD Athlon 3000G

Be aware that Athlon 3000G is a desktop processor while Pentium Silver N6000 is a notebook one.


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Competitors of Athlon 3000G by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon 3000G from Intel is Core i7-2600S, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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Competitors of Pentium Silver N6000 by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium Silver N6000 from AMD is Athlon Silver 3050e, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

AMD Athlon Silver 3050e Athlon Silver 3050e
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Here are some closest AMD rivals to Pentium Silver N6000:

Intel Pentium Silver N6000 100
AMD FX-7600P 97.31
AMD FX-8800P 94.61
AMD A8-7410 93.41

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