Intel Core i5-3570K vs AMD Athlon PRO 300GE
Comparing Core i5-3570K and Athlon PRO 300GE processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Core i5-3570K 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 i5-3570K and Athlon PRO 300GE performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
64K (per core)
256K (per core)
6 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
64 bit support
Information on Core i5-3570K 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
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core i5-3570K 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® AVX
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Core i5-3570K and Athlon PRO 300GE technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core i5-3570K and Athlon PRO 300GE are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Core i5-3570K and Athlon PRO 300GE.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
ECC memory support
General parameters of GPUs integrated into Core i5-3570K and Athlon PRO 300GE.
Available interfaces and connections of Core i5-3570K and Athlon PRO 300GE integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Core i5-3570K and Athlon PRO 300GE.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Core i5-3570K and Athlon PRO 300GE. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
i5-3570K 6.06 +13.9%
Athlon PRO 300GE 5.32
i5-3570K 4927 +13.9%
Athlon PRO 300GE 4325
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Core i5-3570K and Athlon PRO 300GE. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good Core i5-3570K 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 i5-3570K
13.9% faster in synthetic tests
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
Anti-Theft (Anti-Theft enabled laptop, if equipped with a 3G module, can be blocked remotely by an SMS message when stolen)
Idle States (a set of CPU idle states of varied depth, used for energy saving purposes)
Enhanced SpeedStep (saves energy by managing CPU frequency and voltage in realtime. Supercedes SpeedStep)
Execute Disable Bit (allows marking some memory ranges as non-executable, thus protecting software against so-called "buffer overflow" attacks)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Advantages of AMD Athlon PRO 300GE
Much newer (30 September 2019 vs 29 April 2012)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 22 nm)
Less power hungry (35 vs 77 watts)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
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)
So, Core i5-3570K or Athlon PRO 300GE?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Core i5-3570K.
Should you still have questions on choice between Core i5-3570K and Athlon PRO 300GE, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.