Intel Core i3-7320 vs AMD Athlon PRO 300GE

Intel Core i3-7320
AMD Athlon PRO 300GE

General info

Comparing Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
12.92
 
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Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Series
Intel Core i3
 
AMD Athlon
Architecture codename
Kaby Lake
 
Zen
Release date
3 January 2017
 
30 September 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$157
 
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Price now
$198
 
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Technical specs

Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
2
Number of threads
4
 
4
Base frequency
4.1 GHz
 
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Maximum frequency
4.1 GHz
 
3.4 GHz
Bus support
8 GT/s
 
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L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
192 KB
L2 cache
256K (per core)
 
1 MB
L3 cache
4 MB (shared)
 
4 MB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
12 nm
Die size
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209.78 mm2
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
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Maximum case temperature (TCase)
65 °C
 
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Transistor count
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4950 Million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE 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
 
1 (Uniprocessor)
Socket
FCLGA1151
 
Socket AM4
Power consumption (TDP)
51 Watt
 
35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
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AES-NI
+
 
+
FMA
-
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
-
 
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Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
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Turbo Boost
-
 
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Hyper-Threading
+
 
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Idle States
+
 
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Thermal Monitoring
+
 
-

Security technologies

Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
-
 
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EDB
+
 
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Secure Key
+
 
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MPX
+
 
-
Identity Protection
+
 
-
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
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OS Guard
+
 
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Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE are enumerated here.
AMD-V
-
 
+
VT-d
+
 
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VT-x
+
 
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EPT
+
 
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Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2133, DDR4-2400, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
 
DDR4-2666
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
64 GB
Max memory channels
2
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
35.76 GB/s
 
39.74 GB/s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE.
Max video memory
64 GB
 
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Quick Sync
+
 
-
Clear Video
+
 
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Clear Video HD
+
 
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Graphics max frequency
1.15 GHz
 
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InTru 3D
+
 
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Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
3
 
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Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
4K resolution support
+
 
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Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2304@24Hz
 
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Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
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Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 
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Graphics API support

APIs supported by Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
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OpenGL
4.5
 
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Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
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Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

i3-7320 6.10 +14.7%
Athlon PRO 300GE 5.32

Passmark

i3-7320 4955 +14.6%
Athlon PRO 300GE 4325

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Core i3-7320 and Athlon PRO 300GE are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Core i3-7320

14.7% faster in synthetic tests
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
MemoryProtectionExtensionsVersion
IdentityProtectionTechVersion
QuickSyncVideo

Advantages of AMD Athlon PRO 300GE

Much newer (30 September 2019 vs 3 January 2017)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
Less power hungry (35 vs 51 watts)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
FMA4

So, Core i3-7320 or Athlon PRO 300GE?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Core i3-7320.
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