Intel Core i3-1315U vs Intel Core i3-N305

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i3-1315U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-N305
Intel Core i3-1315U Intel Core i3-N305

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core i3-1315U and the Intel Core i3-N305 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Core i3-1315U 6 core processor released in Q1/2023 with the Intel Core i3-N305 which has 8 CPU cores and was introduced in Q1/2023.
Intel Core i3 (205) Family Intel Core i3 (205)
Intel Core i 1300P/1300U (29) CPU group Intel Core i N300 (2)
13 Generation 13
Raptor Lake U Architecture Alder Lake N
Mobile Segment Mobile
Intel Core i3-1215U Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i3-1315U is a 6 core processor with a clock frequency of 1.20 GHz (4.50 GHz). The processor can compute 8 threads at the same time. The Intel Core i3-N305 clocks with 1.80 GHz (3.80 GHz), has 8 CPU cores and can calculate 8 threads in parallel.

Intel Core i3-1315U Characteristic Intel Core i3-N305
6 Cores 8
8 Threads 8
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.20 GHz (4.50 GHz)
2x Raptor Cove
A-Core 1.80 GHz (3.80 GHz)
8x Gracemont
0.90 GHz (3.30 GHz)
4x Gracemont
B-Core --

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 i3-1315U Characteristic Intel Core i3-N305
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

Intel Iris Xe Graphics 64 (Alder Lake) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU)
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
1.25 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.25 GHz
13 GPU Generation 13
10 nm Technology 10 nm
4 Max. displays 3
64 Compute units 32
512 Shader 256
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
32 GB Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
12.1 DirectX Version 12.1

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 Iris Xe Graphics 64 (Alder Lake) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU)
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 Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec AV1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Up to 96 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Core i3-1315U, while the Intel Core i3-N305 supports a maximum of 16 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 38.4 GB/s enabled.

Intel Core i3-1315U Characteristic Intel Core i3-N305
LPDDR5-5200, LPDDR4X-4266, DDR5-5200, DDR4-3200 Memory LPDDR5-4800, DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
96 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 1 (Single Channel)
83.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache 8.00 MB
10.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 3.0
20 PCIe lanes 9
39.4 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 8.9 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i3-1315U has a TDP of 15 W. The TDP of the Intel Core i3-N305 is 15 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core i3-1315U Characteristic Intel Core i3-N305
15 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
55 W TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
12 W TDP down 9 W
100 °C Tjunction max. 105 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i3-1315U has 10.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 10 nm. The cache of Intel Core i3-N305 is at 14.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 10 nm.

Intel Core i3-1315U Characteristic Intel Core i3-N305
10 nm Technology 10 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2
BGA 1744 Socket BGA
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q1/2023 Release date Q1/2023
-- Release price 309 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i3-1315U (100%)
Intel Core i3-N305 (65%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i3-1315U (100%)
Intel Core i3-N305 (78%)

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 i3-1315U Intel Core i3-1315U
6C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
1488 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1025 (69%)

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 i3-1315U Intel Core i3-1315U
6C 8T @ 1.20 GHz
5659 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
4630 (82%)

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 i3-1315U Intel Core i3-1315U
6C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
2124 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1280 (60%)

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 i3-1315U Intel Core i3-1315U
6C 8T @ 1.20 GHz
6784 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
4965 (73%)

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 i3-1315U Intel Core i3-1315U
Intel Iris Xe Graphics 64 (Alder Lake) @ 1.25 GHz
1240 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.25 GHz
640 (52%)

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 i3-1315U Intel Core i3-1315U
6C 8T @ 1.20 GHz
13350 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
10430 (78%)

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 i3-1315U Intel Core i3-1315U
6C 8T @ 4.50 GHz
1649 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
0 (0%)

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 i3-1315U Intel Core i3-1315U
6C 8T @ 1.20 GHz
5250 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU performance per watt (efficiency)

Efficiency of the processor under full load in the Cinebench R23 (multi-core) benchmark. The benchmark result is divided by the average energy required (CPU package power in watts). The higher the value, the more efficient the CPU is under full load.
Intel Core i3-1315U Intel Core i3-1315U
5,250 CB R23 MC @ 21 W
254 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
1.80 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i3-1315U Intel Core i3-N305
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