Intel Core i3-12300 vs AMD Ryzen 7 1700

Price now 202$
Games supported 99%
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
AMD Ryzen 7 1700
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Intel Core i3-12300
Intel Core i3-12300
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Games supported 99%

General info

Comparing Ryzen 7 1700 and Core i3-12300 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating519520
Value for money17.72no data
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
SeriesAMD Ryzen 7no data
Architecture codenameZen (2017−2020)Alder Lake-S (2022)
Release date22 February 2017
(5 years old)
January 2022
(1 year old)
Launch price (MSRP)$329no data
Current price$202 (0.6x MSRP)no data
Value for money

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Technical specs

Ryzen 7 1700 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 cores8 (Octa-Core)4 (Quad-Core)
Base clock speed3 GHz3.5 GHz
Boost clock speed3.7 GHz4.4 GHz
Bus support4 × 8 GT/sno data
L1 cache768 KB80K (per core)
L2 cache4096 KB1.25 MB (per core)
L3 cache16384 KB12 MB (shared)
Chip lithography14 nmIntel 7 nm
Die size213 mm2163 mm2
Maximum core temperatureno data100 °C
Number of transistors4800 Millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility-+
Unlocked multiplier1-


Information on Ryzen 7 1700 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 configuration1 (Uniprocessor)1
Thermal design power (TDP)65 Watt60 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 7 1700 and Core i3-12300. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMTIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
FMAFMA3no data
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-
XFR-no data
SenseMI+no data

Security technologies

Ryzen 7 1700 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 7 1700 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 7 1700 and Core i3-12300. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
Maximum memory size64 GB128 GB
Max memory channels22
Maximum memory bandwidth42.671 GB/s76.8 GB/s
ECC memory support+no data

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics card--


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Ryzen 7 1700 and Core i3-12300.

PCIe versionn/a5.0 and 4.0
PCI Express lanes2020

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 7 1700 11.96
i3-12300 11.96
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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: 67%

Ryzen 7 1700 14848
i3-12300 14843

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Boost clock speed 3000 3500
Base clock speed 3000 3500
Thermal design power (TDP) 65 Watt 60 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

AMD Ryzen 7 1700
Ryzen 7 1700


Intel Core i3-12300
Core i3-12300

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Competitors of Ryzen 7 1700 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 7 1700 from Intel is Core i3-12300, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

Intel Core i3-12300 Core i3 12300

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 7 1700:

Ryzen 7 1700 100

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 nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

AMD Ryzen 7 1700 Ryzen 7 1700

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i3-12300:

Ryzen 5 5560U 101.67
Core i3-12300 100

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