Intel Celeron J4125 vs AMD Athlon Silver 3050U

General info

Comparing Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.59
 
0.28
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
no data
 
AMD Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU)
Architecture codename
Gemini Lake Refresh
 
Zen+
Release date
4 November 2019
 
7 January 2020
Price now
$221
 
$471

Technical specs

Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
2
Number of threads
4
 
2
Base frequency
2 GHz
 
2.3 GHz
Maximum frequency
2.7 GHz
 
3.2 GHz
L1 cache
no data
 
192 KB
L2 cache
4 MB
 
1 MB
L3 cache
4 MB
 
4 MB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Maximum core temperature
105 °C
 
95 °C
Transistor count
no data
 
4500 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
no data
Socket
FCBGA1090
 
FP5
Power consumption (TDP)
10 Watt
 
15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.2
 
XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
AES-NI
+
 
+
FMA
-
 
+
AVX
-
 
+
vPro
-
 
no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
no data
Speed Shift
-
 
no data
Turbo Boost
-
 
no data
Hyper-Threading
-
 
no data
Idle States
+
 
no data
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-
Smart Response
-
 
no data
GPIO
+
 
no data
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
-
 
no data

Security technologies

Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
EDB
+
 
no data
Secure Key
+
 
no data
MPX
+
 
-
Identity Protection
+
 
-
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
no data
OS Guard
+
 
no data
Anti-Theft
-
 
no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
-
 
+
VT-d
+
 
no data
VT-x
+
 
no data
EPT
+
 
no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U.
Supported memory types
upto-2400
 
DDR4-2400
Maximum memory size
8 GB
 
32 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
no data
 
38.397 GB/s
ECC memory support
-
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U.
Max video memory
8 GB
 
no data
Graphics max frequency
750 MHz
 
no data
Execution Units
12
 
no data

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
no data
eDP
+
 
no data
DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-
MIPI-DSI
+
 
no data

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
no data
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2160@30Hz
 
no data
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2160@60Hz
 
no data
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2160@60Hz
 
no data

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
no data
OpenGL
4.4
 
no data

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U.
PCIe revision
2.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
6
 
12
USB revision
2.0/3.0
 
no data
Total number of SATA ports
2
 
no data
Max number of SATA 6 Gb/s Ports
2
 
no data
Number of USB ports
8
 
no data
Integrated LAN
-
 
no data
UART
+
 
no data

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Celeron J4125 3.53
Athlon Silver 3050U 3.61 +2.3%

Passmark

Celeron J4125 3131
Athlon Silver 3050U 3204 +2.3%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Celeron J4125 and Athlon Silver 3050U are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Celeron J4125

More powerful video core
Cheaper ($221.00 USD vs $471.00 USD)
Less power hungry (10 vs 15 watts)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
MemoryProtectionExtensionsVersion
IdentityProtectionTechVersion
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu

Advantages of AMD Athlon Silver 3050U

2.3% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (7 January 2020 vs 4 November 2019)
Higher maximum frequency (3200 vs 2700 MHz)
Higher base frequency (2300 vs 2000 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

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