Intel Core i3-N305 vs Intel Core i3-N300

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Intel Core i3-N305 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-N300
Intel Core i3-N305 Intel Core i3-N300

CPU comparison

Intel Core i3-N305 or Intel Core i3-N300 - 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-N305 has 8 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.80 GHz. Up to 16 GB of memory is supported in 1 memory channels. The Intel Core i3-N305 was released in Q1/2023.

The Intel Core i3-N300 has 8 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.80 GHz. The CPU supports up to 16 GB of memory in 1 memory channels. The Intel Core i3-N300 was released in Q1/2023.
Intel Core i3 (205) Family Intel Core i3 (205)
Intel Core i N300 (2) CPU group Intel Core i N300 (2)
13 Generation 13
Alder Lake N Architecture Alder Lake N
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i3-N305 is a 8 core processor with a clock frequency of 1.80 GHz (3.80 GHz). The Intel Core i3-N300 has 8 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 1.80 GHz (3.80 GHz).

Intel Core i3-N305 Characteristic Intel Core i3-N300
8 Cores 8
8 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.80 GHz Frequency 1.80 GHz
3.80 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.80 GHz
3.20 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.80 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-N305 Characteristic Intel Core i3-N300
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU)
0.30 GHz GPU frequency 0.30 GHz
1.25 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.25 GHz
13 GPU Generation 13
10 nm Technology 10 nm
3 Max. displays 3
32 Compute units 32
256 Shader 256
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
64 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 UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU) 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 / Encode 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

The Intel Core i3-N305 supports a maximum of 16 GB of memory in 1 memory channels. The Intel Core i3-N300 can connect up to 16 GB of memory in 1 memory channels.

Intel Core i3-N305 Characteristic Intel Core i3-N300
LPDDR5-4800, DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200 Memory LPDDR5-4800, DDR5-4800, DDR4-3200
16 GB Max. Memory 16 GB
1 (Single Channel) Memory channels 1 (Single Channel)
38.4 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
No ECC No
8.00 MB L2 Cache 8.00 MB
6.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
9 PCIe lanes 9
8.9 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 8.9 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Intel Core i3-N305 has a TDP of 15 W, that of the Intel Core i3-N300 is 7 W.

Intel Core i3-N305 Characteristic Intel Core i3-N300
15 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 7 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
9 W TDP down --
105 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i3-N305 has a 14.00 MB cache, while the Intel Core i3-N300 cache has a total of 14.00 MB.

Intel Core i3-N305 Characteristic Intel Core i3-N300
10 nm Technology 10 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2
BGA 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
309 $ Release price 309 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i3-N305 (99%)
Intel Core i3-N300 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i3-N305 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N300 (89%)

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-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1025 (97%)
Intel Core i3-N300 Intel Core i3-N300
8C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1060 (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.
Intel Core i3-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
4630 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N300 Intel Core i3-N300
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
4193 (91%)

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-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1280 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N300 Intel Core i3-N300
8C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1280 (100%)

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-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
4965 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N300 Intel Core i3-N300
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
4250 (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-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.25 GHz
640 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N300 Intel Core i3-N300
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (32 EU) @ 1.25 GHz
640 (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.
Intel Core i3-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
10430 (100%)
Intel Core i3-N300 Intel Core i3-N300
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
9534 (91%)

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-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-N300 Intel Core i3-N300
8C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
920 (100%)

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-N305 Intel Core i3-N305
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i3-N300 Intel Core i3-N300
8C 8T @ 2.80 GHz
3760 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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