AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core m3-7Y30

Comparison of technical details, with different specifications, as well as performance in benchmarks between the processor for personal computers, the Intel Core m3-7Y30 and the AMD Ryzen 5 1600. The first has 2 cores, 4 threads, a base frequency of 1.0 GHz, a turbo frequency of 2.6 GHz, a cache of 4 MB, a TDP of 4.5 W. The second has more than 6 cores, a total of 12 threads, its initial frequency is 3.2 GHz, its maximum frequency reaches 3.6 GHz, its cache is 16 MB and its TDP is 65 W.


Processor AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Intel Core m3-7Y30
Family Ryzen Kaby Lake
Release date Q1 2017 Q3 2016
Lithography 14 nm 14 nm
Cores 6 2
Threads 12 4
Base frequency 3.2 GHz 1.0 GHz
Turbo frequency 3.6 GHz 2.6 GHz
Cache 16 MB 4 MB
Max memory size 64 GB 16 GB
Memory types DDR4-2667 LPDDR3-1866, DDR3L-1600
Max PCIe lanes 20 10
TDP 65 W 4.5 W
Geekbench 4 single core 4,114 2,957
Geekbench 4 multi-core 19,013 5,632
Price $160
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This table allows us to see what are the technical differences between the two processors. We notice that the processor AMD Ryzen 5 1600 has a higher number of cores, that the turbo frequency of the AMD Ryzen 5 1600 is higher, that the heat dissipation power (TDP) of the Intel Core m3-7Y30 is lower. The AMD Ryzen 5 1600 is more recent.

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Processor Geekbench 4 – Multi-core & single core score – Windows 64-bit
AMD Ryzen 5 1600  4,114
Intel Core m3-7Y30  2,957

This graph allows us to better evaluate the power comparison between the two chips. For each value, it is an average of the last 250 results on the benchmark platform. We observe that the difference in single core is 39%. In multi-core, there is a gap of 238%.


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