AMD Athlon Silver 3050U vs Intel Core i5-L16G7
Comparing Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
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
Number of threads
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
64 bit support
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
Power consumption (TDP)
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
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
ECC memory support
General parameters of GPUs integrated into Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7.
Available interfaces and connections of Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
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
Graphics API support
APIs supported by Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Athlon Silver 3050U and Core i5-L16G7.
Max number of PCIe lanes
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%
Athlon Silver 3050U 3204
i5-L16G7 3331 +4%
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)
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)
So, Athlon Silver 3050U or Core i5-L16G7?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Athlon Silver 3050U and Intel Core i5-L16G7. The differences in performance seem too small.
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