Intel Pentium G3420 vs. AMD FX-8300

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Pentium G3420 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD FX-8300
Intel Pentium G3420 AMD FX-8300
Intel Pentium Family AMD FX
Intel Pentium G3000 CPU group AMD FX-8000
5 Generation 2
Haswell S Architecture Vishera (Bulldozer)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

2 Cores 8
2 Threads 8
3.20 GHz Frequency 3.30 GHz
Turbo (1 Core) 4.20 GHz
Turbo (All Cores) 4.00 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) GPU no iGPU
0.35 GHz GPU frequency
1.15 GHz GPU (Turbo)
7.5 GPU Generation
22 nm Technology
3 Max. displays
10 Execution units
80 Shader
Max. GPU Memory
11.1 DirectX Version

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC No
Decode Codec VC-1 No
Decode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3-1866
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
Yes ECC Yes
L2 Cache
3.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version
16 PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

54 W TDP (PL1) 95 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

14 nm Technology 32 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
LGA 1150 Socket AM3+
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Q3/2013 Release date Q2/2013
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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 G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
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AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
180 (100%)
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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 Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
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AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
1088 (100%)
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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 G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
129 (100%)
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AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
96 (74%)
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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 Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
242 (37%)
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AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
649 (100%)
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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 G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
668 (100%)
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AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
517 (77%)
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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 G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
1238 (54%)
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AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
2311 (100%)
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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 G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
Intel HD Graphics (Haswell GT1) @ 1.15 GHz
184 (100%)
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AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
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0 (0%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
2845 (100%)
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AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
2144 (75%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
4936 (45%)
Amazon
AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
10892 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
1.32 (100%)
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AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
1.11 (84%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
2.64 (39%)
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AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
6.77 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

Intel Pentium G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
17.5 (100%)
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AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 G3420 Intel Pentium G3420
2x 3.20 GHz
3314 (37%)
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AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
8844 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

Intel Pentium G3420 AMD FX-8300
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