Intel Core i5-3570
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Intel Core i5-3570 vs AMD Athlon 300U. Specifications, performance, tests

Overall score
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Released
Q2/2012
Intel Core i5-3570
Intel Core i5-3570
Released
Q1/2019
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AMD Athlon 300U
AMD Athlon 300U

What's the best choice Intel Core i5-3570 or AMD Athlon 300U?

We have prepared a comparison to help you choose the best processor. Compare their specifications and benchmarks.

Intel Core i5-3570 has a maximum frequency of 3.40 GHz. 4 Cores. Power consumption of 77 W. Released in Q2/2012.

AMD Athlon 300U has a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz. 2 Cores. Power consumption of 15 W. Released in Q1/2019.

Differences

  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    872 left arrow score
  • Higher clock speed

    Around 29% better clock speed

    3.40 GHz left arrow 2.40 GHz
  • More number of cores

    2 times more cores

    4 left arrow 2
  • Higher turbo clock speed

    Around 13% better overclocked clock speed

    3.80 GHz left arrow 3.30 GHz

Positions in all rankings

Common positions Intel Core i5-3570 CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
    334 place
  • Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
    307 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
    617 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
    562 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    672 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    694 place
  • iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)
    1414 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)
    387 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    387 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    80 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    366 place
  • Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)
    317 place
  • Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
    555 place
Reasons to consider
AMD Athlon 300U
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  • Place in the overall ranking

    (based on several benchmarks)

    1092 left arrow score
  • Performance per watt

    About 0.19 times less performance per watt

    15 W left arrow 77 W

Positions in all rankings

Common positions AMD Athlon 300U CPU in popular benchmarks, for comparison with other models.

  • Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
    554 place
  • Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
    666 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
    729 place
  • Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    892 place
  • iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)
    880 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)
    442 place
  • Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)
    542 place
  • Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
    682 place

Specifications

Technical data
Intel Core i5-3570 Intel Core i5-3570
AMD Athlon 300U AMD Athlon 300U
CPU family and group

Background information about the processors being compared, series, generation and market segment.

  • Segment
    Desktop / Server left arrow Mobile
  • Family
    Intel Core i5 left arrow AMD Athlon
  • Generation
    3 left arrow 6
  • CPU group
    Intel Core i 3000 left arrow AMD Athlon 300
CPU Technical specs

Basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base and turbo frequency, and cache size. These parameters indirectly tell about the speed of the processor, the higher they are the better.

  • Frequency
    3.40 GHz left arrow 2.40 GHz
  • CPU Cores
    4 left arrow 2
  • Turbo (1 Core)
    3.80 GHz left arrow 3.30 GHz
  • CPU Threads
    4 left arrow 4
  • Hyperthreading
    No left arrow Yes
  • Overclocking
    No left arrow No
  • Core architecture
    normal left arrow normal
IGPU

Internal Graphics does not affect the performance of the CPU, performs the work of the graphics card in its absence or on mobile devices.

  • GPU name
    Intel HD Graphics 2500 left arrow AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics
  • GPU frequency
    0.65 GHz left arrow 1.00 GHz
  • GPU (Turbo)
    1.15 GHz left arrow No turbo
  • Execution units
    6 left arrow 3
  • Shader
    48 left arrow 192
  • Max. GPU Memory
    -- left arrow 2 GB
  • Max. displays
    3 left arrow 3
  • Generation
    7 left arrow 8
  • DirectX Version
    11.0 left arrow 12
  • Technology
    22 nm left arrow 14 nm
  • Release date
    Q2/2012 left arrow Q1/2018
Hardware codec support

Built-in codecs used to encode and decode content. Significantly speeds up the required operations.

  • h265 / HEVC (8 bit)
    No left arrow Decode / Encode
  • h265 / HEVC (10 bit)
    No left arrow Decode / Encode
  • h264
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • VP9
    No left arrow Decode / Encode
  • VP8
    No left arrow Decode / Encode
  • AV1
    No left arrow No
  • AVC
    Decode / Encode left arrow Decode / Encode
  • VC-1
    Decode left arrow Decode
  • JPEG
    Decode left arrow Decode / Encode
Memory specs & PCI

Types, channel quantity of RAM supported by AMD Athlon 300U and Intel Core i5-3570. Depending on the motherboards, higher or lower memory frequencies may be supported.

  • Memory type
    DDR3-1600 left arrow DDR4-2400
  • Max. Memory
    32 GB left arrow 32 GB
  • ECC
    No left arrow Yes
  • Memory channels
    2 left arrow 2
  • PCIe version
    3.0 left arrow 3.0
  • PCIe lanes
    16 left arrow 12
Encryption
  • AES-NI
    Yes left arrow Yes
Thermal Management

Compare the TDP requirements of TDP Intel Core i5-3570 and AMD Athlon 300U to select a cooling system. Note, the TDP value refers to thermal watts, not electrical watts.

  • TDP (PL1)
    77 W left arrow 15 W
  • Tjunction max.
    -- left arrow 105 °C
Technologies and extensions

Architecture, interfaces, additional instructions supported by Intel Core i5-3570 and Intel Core i5-3570, virtual machine technologies and process technology.

  • Instruction set (ISA)
    x86-64 (64 bit) left arrow x86-64 (64 bit)
  • Virtualization
    VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d left arrow AMD-V, SVM
  • ISA extensions
    SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX left arrow SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
  • L3-Cache
    6.00 MB left arrow 4.00 MB
  • Architecture
    Ivy Bridge S left arrow Picasso (Zen+)
  • Technology
    22 nm left arrow 12 nm
  • Socket
    LGA 1155 left arrow FP5
  • Release date
    Q2/2012 left arrow Q1/2019

Benchmarks

Performance tests CPUs

Based on the results of several benchmarks, you can more accurately estimate the difference in performance between Intel Core i5-3570 and AMD Athlon 300U.

Compare the synthetic test values and choose the best processor!

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)
The Cinebench R15 SC stresses the computing modules of a desktop or laptop computer to their limits and accurately determines the key performance parameters of the hardware
Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)
The Cinebench R15 MC stresses the computing modules of a desktop or laptop computer to their limits and accurately determines the key performance parameters of the hardware
Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 SC is a popular cross-platform performance test for desktop or mobile processors that uses system memory intensively
Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 5 MC is a popular cross-platform performance test for desktop or mobile processors that uses system memory intensively
iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)
The performance of the iGPU - the internal GPU in games
Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)
Geekbench 3 SC for one CPU core, includes stress tests simulating real 3D scenarios for Windows, Mac, Linux, Ansroid, iOS
Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)
Geekbench 3 MC using a multi-core and hyperthreading, includes stress tests simulating real 3D scenarios for Windows, Mac, Linux, Ansroid, iOS
Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
PassMark is a test suite that performs complex mathematical calculations to determine CPU performance on file compression, encryption and physics-related tasks

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