Intel Core i3-10100 vs AMD Ryzen 5 3400G

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i3-10100 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
Intel Core i3-10100 AMD Ryzen 5 3400G

CPU comparison

Intel Core i3-10100 or AMD Ryzen 5 3400G - 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 Intel Core i3-10100 has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.30 GHz. Up to 128 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i3-10100 was released in Q2/2020.

The AMD Ryzen 5 3400G has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.20 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 5 3400G was released in Q2/2019.
Intel Core i3 (205) Family AMD Ryzen 5 (86)
Intel Core i 10000 (43) CPU group AMD Ryzen 3000G (8)
10 Generation 2
Comet Lake S Architecture Picasso (Zen+)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i3-9100 Predecessor --
-- Successor AMD Ryzen 5 4600G

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i3-10100 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i3-10100 is 3.60 GHz (4.30 GHz) while the AMD Ryzen 5 3400G has 4 CPU cores and 8 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 5 3400G is at 3.70 GHz (4.20 GHz).

Intel Core i3-10100 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4 Cores 4
8 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? Yes
3.60 GHz Frequency 3.70 GHz
4.30 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.20 GHz
4.10 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.00 GHz

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.

Intel Core i3-10100 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Core i3-10100 or AMD Ryzen 5 3400G 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.

Intel UHD Graphics 630 GPU AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 (Raven Ridge)
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 1.40 GHz
1.10 GHz GPU (Turbo) --
9.5 GPU Generation 8
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
24 Compute units 11
192 Shader 704
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
64 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

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.

Intel UHD Graphics 630 GPU AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 (Raven Ridge)
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i3-10100 can use up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 42.7 GB/s. The AMD Ryzen 5 3400G supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 46.9 GB/s.

Intel Core i3-10100 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
DDR4-2666 Memory DDR4-2933
128 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
42.7 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 46.9 GB/s
No ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache --
6.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 12
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 11.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Core i3-10100 is 65 W, while the AMD Ryzen 5 3400G has a TDP of 65 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Intel Core i3-10100 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 45 W
100 °C Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i3-10100 is manufactured in 14 nm and has 6.00 MB cache. The AMD Ryzen 5 3400G is manufactured in 12 nm and has a 4.00 MB cache.

Intel Core i3-10100 Characteristic AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
14 nm Technology 12 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
LGA 1200 Socket AM4 (PGA 1331)
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q2/2020 Release date Q2/2019
134 $ Release price 165 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 6 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i3-10100 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G (89%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 8 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i3-10100 (99%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G (87%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
1141 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1068 (94%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
5612 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
4810 (86%)

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.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
1135 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
940 (83%)

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.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
4365 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
3660 (84%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
1446 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1173 (81%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
4769 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
3784 (79%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
448 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
412 (92%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
2284 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1969 (86%)

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.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
422 (21%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.40 GHz
1971 (100%)

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
88 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
69 (78%)

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.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
8722 (94%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
9310 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-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.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
462 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
432 (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.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
2415 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 3.70 GHz
2348 (97%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
191 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
169 (88%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
1001 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
875 (87%)

Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
64 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
295 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
0 (0%)

Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.
Intel Core i3-10100 Intel Core i3-10100
4C 8T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
458.6 (100%)

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