Intel Pentium N3700 vs AMD Athlon 5350

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Intel Pentium N3700 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Athlon 5350
Intel Pentium N3700 AMD Athlon 5350

CPU comparison

Intel Pentium N3700 or AMD Athlon 5350 - 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 N3700 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz. Up to 8 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Pentium N3700 was released in Q2/2015.

The AMD Athlon 5350 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.05 GHz. The CPU supports up to GB of memory in 1 memory channels. The AMD Athlon 5350 was released in Q2/2014.
Intel Pentium (150) Family AMD Athlon (29)
Intel Pentium J3000/N3700 (3) CPU group AMD Athlon 5000 (2)
7 Generation 3
Braswell Architecture Kabini (Jaguar)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Pentium N3700 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Pentium N3700 is 1.60 GHz (2.40 GHz) while the AMD Athlon 5350 has 4 CPU cores and 4 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the AMD Athlon 5350 is at 2.05 GHz.

Intel Pentium N3700 Characteristic AMD Athlon 5350
4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes
1.60 GHz Frequency 2.05 GHz
2.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
2.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

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 N3700 Characteristic AMD Athlon 5350
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The Intel Pentium N3700 or AMD Athlon 5350 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 HD Graphics 405 (16EU) GPU AMD Radeon HD 8400
0.40 GHz GPU frequency 0.60 GHz
0.70 GHz GPU (Turbo) --
8 GPU Generation 5
14 nm Technology 28 nm
3 Max. displays 2
16 Compute units 2
128 Shader 128
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12 DirectX Version 11.1

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 HD Graphics 405 (16EU) GPU AMD Radeon HD 8400
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode
No Codec VP9 No
Decode Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Pentium N3700 can use up to 8 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 25.6 GB/s. The AMD Athlon 5350 supports up to GB of memory in 1 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 12.8 GB/s.

Intel Pentium N3700 Characteristic AMD Athlon 5350
DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3L-1600
8 GB Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 1 (Single Channel)
25.6 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 12.8 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
2.00 MB L3 Cache 2.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version --
4 PCIe lanes --
2.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Pentium N3700 is 6 W, while the AMD Athlon 5350 has a TDP of 25 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Intel Pentium N3700 Characteristic AMD Athlon 5350
6 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 25 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
4 W TDP down --
90 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Pentium N3700 is manufactured in 14 nm and has 2.00 MB cache. The AMD Athlon 5350 is manufactured in 28 nm and has a 2.00 MB cache.

Intel Pentium N3700 Characteristic AMD Athlon 5350
14 nm Technology 28 nm
Monolithic Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
BGA 1170 Socket AM1
VT-x, VT-x EPT Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2015 Release date Q2/2014
-- Release price 47 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium N3700 (85%)
AMD Athlon 5350 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
Intel Pentium N3700 (83%)
AMD Athlon 5350 (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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
229 (85%)
AMD Athlon 5350 AMD Athlon 5350
4C 4T @ 2.05 GHz
269 (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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
770 (89%)
AMD Athlon 5350 AMD Athlon 5350
4C 4T @ 2.05 GHz
865 (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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
186 (79%)
AMD Athlon 5350 AMD Athlon 5350
4C 4T @ 2.05 GHz
236 (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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
563 (80%)
AMD Athlon 5350 AMD Athlon 5350
4C 4T @ 2.05 GHz
708 (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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
Intel HD Graphics 405 (16EU) @ 0.70 GHz
179 (100%)
AMD Athlon 5350 AMD Athlon 5350
AMD Radeon HD 8400 @ 0.60 GHz
154 (86%)

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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1248 (71%)
AMD Athlon 5350 AMD Athlon 5350
4C 4T @ 2.05 GHz
1755 (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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
40 (91%)
AMD Athlon 5350 AMD Athlon 5350
4C 4T @ 2.05 GHz
44 (100%)

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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
145 (90%)
AMD Athlon 5350 AMD Athlon 5350
4C 4T @ 2.05 GHz
162 (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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Athlon 5350 AMD Athlon 5350
4C 4T @ 2.05 GHz
95 (100%)

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 N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Athlon 5350 AMD Athlon 5350
4C 4T @ 2.05 GHz
336 (100%)

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 Pentium N3700 Intel Pentium N3700
4C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
341 (100%)
AMD Athlon 5350 AMD Athlon 5350
4C 4T @ 2.05 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

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