AMD E-300 vs Intel Pentium 2129Y

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AMD E-300 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Pentium 2129Y
AMD E-300 Intel Pentium 2129Y

CPU comparison

AMD E-300 or Intel Pentium 2129Y - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD E-300 has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 1.30 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 1 memory channels. The AMD E-300 was released in Q3/2011.

The Intel Pentium 2129Y has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 1.10 GHz. The CPU supports up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium 2129Y was released in Q1/2013.
AMD E (23) Family Intel Pentium (150)
AMD E/E1/E2-1000 (5) CPU group Intel Pentium 2000 (5)
1 Generation 4
Zacate (Bobcat) Architecture Ivy Bridge U
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD E-300 has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD E-300 is 1.30 GHz while the Intel Pentium 2129Y has 2 CPU cores and 2 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Pentium 2129Y is at 1.10 GHz.

AMD E-300 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
2 Cores 2
2 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.30 GHz Frequency 1.10 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD E-300 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The AMD E-300 or Intel Pentium 2129Y has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

AMD Radeon HD 6310 GPU Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1)
0.49 GHz GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 0.85 GHz
3 GPU Generation 7
40 nm Technology 22 nm
2 Max. displays 3
1 Compute units 6
80 Shader 48
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
1 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11 DirectX Version 11.0

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

AMD Radeon HD 6310 GPU Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1)
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD E-300 can use up to GB of memory in 1 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 8.5 GB/s. The Intel Pentium 2129Y supports up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 25.6 GB/s.

AMD E-300 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
DDR3-1066 Memory DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600
Max. Memory 32 GB
1 (Single Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
8.5 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
1.00 MB L3 Cache 2.00 MB
-- PCIe version 2.0
-- PCIe lanes 16
-- PCIe Bandwidth 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the AMD E-300 is 18 W, while the Intel Pentium 2129Y has a TDP of 10 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

AMD E-300 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
18 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 10 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 90 °C

Technical details

The AMD E-300 is manufactured in 32 nm and has 1.00 MB cache. The Intel Pentium 2129Y is manufactured in 22 nm and has a 2.00 MB cache.

AMD E-300 Characteristic Intel Pentium 2129Y
32 nm Technology 22 nm
Unknown Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
BGA 413 Socket BGA 1023
AMD-V Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2011 Release date Q1/2013
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD E-300 (49%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
AMD E-300 (73%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y (97%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD E-300 AMD E-300
2C 2T @ 1.30 GHz
106 (49%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
218 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD E-300 AMD E-300
2C 2T @ 1.30 GHz
189 (46%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
413 (100%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD E-300 AMD E-300
AMD Radeon HD 6310 @ 0.49 GHz
79 (97%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge GT1) @ 0.85 GHz
82 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD E-300 AMD E-300
2C 2T @ 1.30 GHz
627 (100%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
587 (94%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD E-300 AMD E-300
2C 2T @ 1.30 GHz
78 (100%)
Intel Pentium 2129Y Intel Pentium 2129Y
2C 2T @ 1.10 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

AMD E-300 Intel Pentium 2129Y
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