AMD Ryzen 3 1200 vs Intel Core i5-4570S

AMD Ryzen 3 1200
Intel Core i5-4570S

General info

Comparing Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
23.40
 
11.89
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Achitecture codename
Zen
 
Haswell
Release date
28 July 2017
 
June 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
$110
 
$410
Price now
$85
 
$168

Technical specs

Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
4
Number of threads
4
 
4
Maximum frequency
3.4 GHz
 
3.6 GHz
L1 cache
384 KB
 
64 KB (per core)
L2 cache
2 MB
 
256 KB (per core)
L3 cache
8 MB
 
6144 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
22 nm
Die size
192 mm2
 
177 mm2
Maximum core temperature
n/d
 
71 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
n/d
 
72 °C
Transistor count
4800 Million
 
1400 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S 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
Socket
AM4
 
FCLGA1150
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
n/d
 
SSE4.1 / 4.2, AVX 2.0
AES-NI
-
 
+
AVX
-
 
+
vPro
n/d
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
n/d
 
+
My WiFi
n/d
 
+
Turbo Boost
n/d
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
n/d
 
-
Idle States
n/d
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
+
SIPP
-
 
+
FDI
n/d
 
+

Security technologies

Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
n/d
 
+
EDB
n/d
 
+
Secure Key
n/d
 
+
Identity Protection
-
 
+
OS Guard
n/d
 
+
Anti-Theft
n/d
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
-
VT-d
n/d
 
+
VT-x
n/d
 
+
EPT
n/d
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S.
Supported memory types
DDR4
 
DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600, DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600
Maximum memory size
n/d
 
32 GB
Max memory channels
n/d
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
n/d
 
25.6 GB / s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S.
Integrated graphics
n/d
 
Graphics max frequency
n/d
 
1.15 GHz
Max video memory
n/d
 
2 GB
Quick Sync
n/d
 
+
Clear Video HD
n/d
 
+
InTru 3D
n/d
 
+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S integrated GPUs.
Number of displays supported
n/d
 
3
Wireless Display (WiDi) support
n/d
 
+
eDP
n/d
 
+
DisplayPort
-
 
+
HDMI
-
 
+
VGA
n/d
 
+

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
n/d
 
4096x2304@24Hz
Max resolution over eDP
n/d
 
3840x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPort
n/d
 
3840x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over VGA
n/d
 
1920x1200@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
n/d
 
11.2 / 12
OpenGL
n/d
 
4.3

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S.
PCIe revision
n/d
 
Up to 3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
n/d
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Ryzen 3 1200 23.18
Core i5-4570S 23.29 +0.5%

Passmark

Ryzen 3 1200 6752
Core i5-4570S 6784 +0.5%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
36 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Ryzen 3 1200 and Core i5-4570S are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 3 1200

Cheaper ($110 vs $410)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 22 nm)
SSE 4.2
3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
SSE4A
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
AMD-V (Virtualization hardware acceleration used in AMD CPUs. Speeds up work with virtual machines)

Advantages of Intel Core i5-4570S

0.5% faster in synthetic tests
SSE4.2
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
Intel 64 (64-bit Intel CPU architecture. Almost identical to AMD64, except small and rarely used nuances)
AES-NI (Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions - additional instructions for hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption)
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)
Thermal Monitoring (prevents a CPU from overheating by lowering frequency upon reaching the critical temperature)
SIPP
Identity Protection
DisplayPort
HDMI

So, Ryzen 3 1200 or Core i5-4570S?

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