AMD Ryzen 3 5300G vs Intel Core i3-12300

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AMD Ryzen 3 5300G
AMD Ryzen 3 5300G
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Intel Core i3-12300
Intel Core i3-12300
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Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Ryzen 3 5300G and Core i3-12300 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating582483
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
SeriesAMD Ryzen 3no data
Architecture codenameCezanne (2021−2022)Alder Lake-S (2022)
Release date13 April 2021 (1 year ago)January 2022 (recently)

Technical specs

Ryzen 3 5300G and Core i3-12300 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 cores4 (Quad-Core)4 (Quad-Core)
Base clock speed4 GHz3.5 GHz
Boost clock speed4.2 GHz4.4 GHz
L1 cache64K (per core)80K (per core)
L2 cache512K (per core)1.25 MB (per core)
L3 cache8 MB12 MB (shared)
Chip lithography7 nmIntel 7 nm
Die sizeno data163 mm2
Maximum core temperatureno data100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)95 °Cno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility-+
Unlocked multiplier+-


Information on Ryzen 3 5300G and Core i3-12300 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)65 Watt60 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 3 5300G and Core i3-12300. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsno dataIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Speed Shiftno data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
TSXno data+
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0no data-

Security technologies

Ryzen 3 5300G and Core i3-12300 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 3 5300G and Core i3-12300 are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data
VT-dno data+
VT-xno data+
EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Ryzen 3 5300G and Core i3-12300. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
Maximum memory sizeno data128 GB
Max memory channelsno data2
Maximum memory bandwidth51.196 GB/s76.8 GB/s

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardAMD Radeon Vega 6-


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 3 5300G and Core i3-12300.

PCIe version4.05.0 and 4.0
PCI Express lanesno data20

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.

Ryzen 3 5300G 12.94
i3-12300 14.90
  • Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 69%

Ryzen 3 5300G 13046
i3-12300 15023

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 12.94 14.90
Boost clock speed 4200 4400
Base clock speed 4000 3500
Thermal design power (TDP) 65 Watt 60 Watt

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends

Intel Core i3-12300
Intel Core i3-12300

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Competitors of Ryzen 3 5300G by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 3 5300G from Intel is Core i5-10400F, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

Intel Core i5-10400F Core i5 10400F

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Competitors of Core i3-12300 by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i3-12300 by AMD is Ryzen 7 1700, which is slower by 1% and lower by 7 positions in our rating.

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Ryzen 7 1700

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