AMD Athlon X2 QL-65 vs Intel Core i5-10300H

Price now 19.18$
Games supported 97%
AMD Athlon X2 QL-65
AMD Athlon X2 QL-65
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Intel Core i5-10300H
Intel Core i5-10300H
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 1275$
Games supported 97%

General info

Comparing Athlon X2 QL-65 and Core i5-10300H processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating796791
Place by popularityno data13
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
Series2x AMD AthlonIntel Comet Lake
Architecture codenameLion (2008−2009)Comet Lake-H (2020)
Release date1 September 2009 (13 years ago)2 April 2020 (2 years ago)
Current price$19.18 $1275

Technical specs

Athlon X2 QL-65 and Core i5-10300H 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)
Base clock speedno data2.5 GHz
Boost clock speed2.1 GHz4.5 GHz
Bus support3600 MHzno data
L1 cache256 KB64K (per core)
L2 cache1 MB256K (per core)
L3 cache0 KB6 MB (shared)
Chip lithography65 nm14 nm
Maximum core temperature100 °C100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data72 °C
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility-+
Unlocked multiplierno data-


Information on Athlon X2 QL-65 and Core i5-10300H 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 configuration11
Thermal design power (TDP)35 Watt45 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Athlon X2 QL-65 and Core i5-10300H. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensions65 nm1.075 - 1.125Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NIno data+
AVXno data+
PowerNow+no data
vProno data-
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Speed Shiftno data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
TSXno data-
TSXno data+
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
Flex Memory Accessno data+
SIPPno data-
Turbo Boost Max 3.0no data-

Security technologies

Athlon X2 QL-65 and Core i5-10300H technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
Identity Protectionno data+
SGXno dataYes with Intel® ME
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Athlon X2 QL-65 and Core i5-10300H are enumerated here.

VT-dno data+
VT-xno data+
EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Athlon X2 QL-65 and Core i5-10300H. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesno dataDDR4
Maximum memory sizeno data128 GB
Max memory channelsno data2
Maximum memory bandwidthno data45.8 GB/s
ECC memory supportno data-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardno dataIntel® UHD Graphics for 10th Gen Intel® Processors
Quick Sync Videono data+
Graphics max frequencyno data1.05 GHz

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Athlon X2 QL-65 and Core i5-10300H integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supportedno data3
eDPno data+
DisplayPortno data+
HDMIno data+
DVIno data+

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Athlon X2 QL-65 and Core i5-10300H integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution supportno data+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4no data4096 x 2304@30Hz
Max resolution over eDPno data4096 x 2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPortno data4096 x 2304@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Athlon X2 QL-65 and Core i5-10300H integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectXno data12
OpenGLno data4.5


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Athlon X2 QL-65 and Core i5-10300H.

PCIe versionno data3.0
PCI Express lanesno data16

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 X2 QL-65 8.44
i5-10300H 8.58
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
  • Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
  • 3DMark06 CPU
  • wPrime 32

Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.

Benchmark coverage: 20%

Athlon X2 QL-65 1630
i5-10300H 7130

Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

Athlon X2 QL-65 3213
i5-10300H 27692

3DMark06 is a discontinued DirectX 9 benchmark suite from Futuremark. Its CPU part contains two scenarios, one dedicated to artificial intelligence pathfinding, another to game physics using PhysX package.

Benchmark coverage: 19%

Athlon X2 QL-65 1489
i5-10300H 9744

wPrime 32M is a math multi-thread processor test, which calculates square roots of first 32 million integer numbers. Its result is measured in seconds, so that the less is benchmark result, the faster the processor.

Benchmark coverage: 18%

Athlon X2 QL-65 39
i5-10300H 7.12

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 8.44 8.58
Novelty 1 September 2009 2 April 2020
Boost clock speed 2100 4500
Base clock speed 0 2500
Chip lithography 65 nm 14 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 35 Watt 45 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

AMD Athlon X2 QL-65
AMD Athlon X2 QL-65


Intel Core i5-10300H
Intel Core i5-10300H

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Competitors of Athlon X2 QL-65 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon X2 QL-65 from Intel is Core i5-1035G7, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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Competitors of Core i5-10300H by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-10300H by AMD is Athlon X2 QL-65, which is slower by 2% and lower by 5 positions in our rating.

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