Intel Pentium 3550M vs AMD Ryzen 3 4300G

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Intel Pentium 3550M CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
Intel Pentium 3550M AMD Ryzen 3 4300G

CPU comparison

Intel Pentium 3550M or AMD Ryzen 3 4300G - 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 Pentium 3550M has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.30 GHz. Up to 32 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium 3550M was released in Q4/2013.

The AMD Ryzen 3 4300G has 4 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.00 GHz. The CPU supports up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 3 4300G was released in Q3/2020.
Intel Pentium (150) Family AMD Ryzen 3 (33)
Intel Pentium 3000 (8) CPU group AMD Ryzen 4000G (22)
4 Generation 3
Haswell U Architecture Renoir (Zen 2)
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor AMD Ryzen 3 5300G

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium 3550M is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.30 GHz. The AMD Ryzen 3 4300G has 4 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 3.80 GHz (4.00 GHz).

Intel Pentium 3550M Characteristic AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
2 Cores 4
2 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? Yes
2.30 GHz Frequency 3.80 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.00 GHz
-- Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.00 GHz

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Intel Pentium 3550M Characteristic AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

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 HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) GPU AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Renoir)
0.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.40 GHz
1.10 GHz GPU (Turbo) 1.70 GHz
7.5 GPU Generation 9
22 nm Technology 7 nm
3 Max. displays 3
10 Compute units 6
80 Shader 384
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11.1 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 HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) GPU AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Renoir)
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Pentium 3550M supports a maximum of 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 3 4300G can connect up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Intel Pentium 3550M Characteristic AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600 Memory DDR4-3200
32 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
25.6 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 51.2 GB/s
No ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache 2.00 MB
2.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 12
8.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 11.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Intel Pentium 3550M has a TDP of 37 W, that of the AMD Ryzen 3 4300G is 65 W.

Intel Pentium 3550M Characteristic AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
37 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 45 W
100 °C Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Pentium 3550M has a 2.00 MB cache, while the AMD Ryzen 3 4300G cache has a total of 6.00 MB.

Intel Pentium 3550M Characteristic AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
22 nm Technology 7 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
PGA 946 Socket AM4 (PGA 1331)
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q4/2013 Release date Q3/2020
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium 3550M (46%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium 3550M (18%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G (100%)

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 Pentium 3550M Intel Pentium 3550M
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
517 (46%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1134 (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 Pentium 3550M Intel Pentium 3550M
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
1023 (24%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
4233 (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.
Intel Pentium 3550M Intel Pentium 3550M
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.10 GHz
176 (13%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Renoir) @ 1.70 GHz
1306 (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 Pentium 3550M Intel Pentium 3550M
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
1358 (12%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
11050 (100%)

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 Pentium 3550M Intel Pentium 3550M
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1519 (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 Pentium 3550M Intel Pentium 3550M
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
5257 (100%)

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 Pentium 3550M Intel Pentium 3550M
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
454 (100%)

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 Pentium 3550M Intel Pentium 3550M
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Ryzen 3 4300G AMD Ryzen 3 4300G
4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
182 (100%)

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