Intel Pentium Silver N5030 vs AMD Athlon Silver 3050U

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Pentium Silver N5030 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
Intel Pentium Silver N5030 AMD Athlon Silver 3050U

CPU comparison

Intel Pentium Silver N5030 or AMD Athlon Silver 3050U - 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 Silver N5030 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.10 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The Intel Pentium Silver N5030 was released in Q4/2019.

The AMD Athlon Silver 3050U has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.20 GHz. The CPU supports up to 32 GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The AMD Athlon Silver 3050U was released in Q1/2020.
Intel Pentium Family AMD Athlon
Intel Pentium J5000/N5000 CPU group AMD Athlon Silver 3000
9 Generation 4
Gemini Lake Architecture Dali (Zen)
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Pentium Silver N5030 or AMD Athlon Silver 3050U can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

4 Cores 2
4 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.10 GHz Frequency 2.30 GHz
3.10 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.20 GHz
2.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.30 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Pentium Silver N5030 or AMD Athlon Silver 3050U 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. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

Intel UHD Graphics 605 GPU AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics
0.25 GHz GPU frequency 1.10 GHz
0.75 GHz GPU (Turbo)
9.5 GPU Generation 8
14 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
18 Execution units 3
144 Shader 192
8 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12 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.

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
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory
Max. Memory 32 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
-- Bandwidth --
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
2.0 PCIe version 3.0
6 PCIe lanes 8

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

6 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up 25 W
-- TDP down 12 W
-- Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Pentium Silver N5030 or AMD Athlon Silver 3050U as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

14 nm Technology 14 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, AVX2, FMA3
BGA 1090 Socket FP5
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems
Q4/2019 Release date Q1/2020
-- Release price --
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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 Silver N5030 Intel Pentium Silver N5030
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
181 (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 Silver N5030 Intel Pentium Silver N5030
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
506 (72%)
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
704 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 Silver N5030 Intel Pentium Silver N5030
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1275 (97%)
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
1312 (100%)
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 Silver N5030 Intel Pentium Silver N5030
4C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
668 (100%)
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core) results



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 Silver N5030 Intel Pentium Silver N5030
Intel UHD Graphics 605 @ 0.75 GHz
216 (51%)
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics @ 1.10 GHz
422 (100%)
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.

Intel Pentium Silver N5030 Intel Pentium Silver N5030
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
10 (100%)
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Blender 3.1 Benchmark results



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 Silver N5030 Intel Pentium Silver N5030
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2722 (89%)
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
3061 (100%)
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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 Silver N5030 Intel Pentium Silver N5030
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
91 (75%)
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
122 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 Silver N5030 Intel Pentium Silver N5030
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
265 (100%)
AMD Athlon Silver 3050U AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



Devices using this processor

Intel Pentium Silver N5030 AMD Athlon Silver 3050U
Unknown Unknown

Leaderboards

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