AMD Athlon Silver 3050U vs Intel Core i5-L16G7

General info

Comparing Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.28
 
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Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
AMD Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU)
 
Intel Ice Lake
Architecture codename
Zen+
 
Lakefield
Release date
7 January 2020
 
28 May 2020
Price now
$471
 
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Technical specs

Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
5
Number of threads
2
 
5
Base frequency
2.3 GHz
 
1.4 GHz
Maximum frequency
3.2 GHz
 
3 GHz
L1 cache
192 KB
 
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L2 cache
1 MB
 
1.5 MB
L3 cache
4 MB
 
4 MB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
10 nm
Maximum core temperature
95 °C
 
100 °C
Transistor count
4500 Million
 
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64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
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1
Socket
FP5
 
FC-CSP1016
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
7 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2
AES-NI
+
 
+
FMA
+
 
-
AVX
+
 
-
vPro
no data
 
-
Speed Shift
no data
 
+
Turbo Boost
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2.0
Hyper-Threading
no data
 
-
TSX
-
 
+
Idle States
no data
 
+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
no data
 
+

Security technologies

Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
no data
 
-
EDB
no data
 
+
Secure Boot
no data
 
+
Secure Key
no data
 
+
SGX
no data
 
-
OS Guard
no data
 
+
Anti-Theft
no data
 
-

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
-
VT-d
no data
 
+
VT-x
no data
 
+
EPT
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+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2400
 
LPDDR4X-4267
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
8 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
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Maximum memory bandwidth
38.397 GB/s
 
34 GB/s
ECC memory support
+
 
-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7.
Quick Sync
-
 
+
Graphics max frequency
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500 MHz
Execution Units
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64

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
no data
 
4

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
no data
 
+

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
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DX12
OpenGL
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OpenGL4.5

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Athlon Silver 3050U 3.61
i5-L16G7 3.75 +3.9%

Passmark

Athlon Silver 3050U 3204
i5-L16G7 3331 +4%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Athlon Silver 3050U

Higher maximum frequency (3200 vs 3000 MHz)
Higher base frequency (2300 vs 1400 MHz)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
FMA4
ECCMemory

Advantages of Intel Core i5-L16G7

3.9% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (28 May 2020 vs 7 January 2020)
Finer manufacturing process technology (10 vs 14 nm)
Less power hungry (7 vs 15 watts)
TransactionalSynchronizationExtensionVersion
QuickSyncVideo

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