AMD Ryzen 5 3500U vs Intel Core i3-1000NG4

AMD Ryzen 5 3500U
Intel Core i3-1000NG4

General info

Comparing Ryzen 5 3500U and Core i3-1000NG4 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
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Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
AMD Ryzen 5
 
Intel Ice Lake
Architecture codename
Picasso
 
Ice Lake Y
Release date
6 January 2019
 
20 March 2020

Technical specs

Ryzen 5 3500U and Core i3-1000NG4 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 5 3500U and Core i3-1000NG4 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
2
Number of threads
8
 
4
Base frequency
2.1 GHz
 
2.1 GHz
Maximum frequency
3.7 GHz
 
3.2 GHz
L1 cache
128K (per core)
 
96 KB
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
1 MB
L3 cache
4 MB (shared)
 
4 MB
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
10 nm
Die size
209.78 mm2
 
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Transistor count
4500 Million
 
no data
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 5 3500U and Core i3-1000NG4 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 (Uniprocessor)
 
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Socket
FP5
 
no data
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
9 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 5 3500U and Core i3-1000NG4. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
-
AVX
+
 
-
Turbo Boost
no data
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 5 3500U and Core i3-1000NG4 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
-

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 5 3500U and Core i3-1000NG4.
Supported memory types
DDR4 Dual-channel
 
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Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
no data
Max memory channels
2
 
no data
Maximum memory bandwidth
35.76 GB/s
 
no data
ECC memory support
+
 
-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Ryzen 5 3500U and Core i3-1000NG4.
Integrated graphics
 
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU) (300 - 900 MHz)

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 5 3500U and Core i3-1000NG4.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
no data
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
no data

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 5 3500U and Core i3-1000NG4. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Ryzen 5 3500U 8.87 +1.4%
i3-1000NG4 8.75

3DMark06 CPU

Ryzen 5 3500U 5951 +88.9%
i3-1000NG4 3151

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Ryzen 5 3500U 4558
i3-1000NG4 5771 +26.6%

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

Ryzen 5 3500U 17231 +86.1%
i3-1000NG4 9257

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

Ryzen 5 3500U 2 +10.7%
i3-1000NG4 1

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

Ryzen 5 3500U 8 +181.5%
i3-1000NG4 3

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Ryzen 5 3500U 144 +2.1%
i3-1000NG4 141

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Ryzen 5 3500U 653 +96.1%
i3-1000NG4 333

wPrime 32

Ryzen 5 3500U 13 +25.8%
i3-1000NG4 16

WinRAR 4.0

Ryzen 5 3500U 2455
i3-1000NG4 2468 +0.5%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Ryzen 5 3500U and Core i3-1000NG4 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 3500U

1.4% faster in synthetic tests
SSE (Streaming SIMD Instructions - a SIMD instruction extension working with 128-bit registers)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
MMX (MultiMedia Extensions - the very first (1996) SIMD instruction expansion for Intel desktop CPUs, works with 64-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)
AES-NI save
ECCMemory

Advantages of Intel Core i3-1000NG4

Much newer (20 March 2020 vs 6 January 2019)
Finer manufacturing process technology (10 vs 12 nm)
Less power hungry (9 vs 15 watts)
Turbo Boost 2.0 (dynamically manages an Intel CPU's voltage and core frequency, allowing them to exceed rated values for short periods of time)

So, Ryzen 5 3500U or Core i3-1000NG4?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Ryzen 5 3500U and Intel Core i3-1000NG4. The differences in performance seem too small.
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