Is Ryzen 3 good for Gaming? AMD Ryzen 3 5300G Benchmark

These new 7nm Cezanne chips from AMD are among the best overclockers, but you cannot buy them. Read the full article to know more about the AMD Ryzen 3 5300G benchmark!

With AMD’s recent launch event at the CES 2021, AMD CEO Dr.Lisa Su announced the arrival of three new processors aimed specifically at the DIY PC Market. More and more brands and companies are moving towards the small form factor PCs and Prebuilt Portable PCs. The main objective is to build PCs with these processors as they are very energy efficient and harness more system performance. That being said, the Ryzen 3 5300G APU has impressive overclocking potential, and that, along with the Radeon Vega Graphics onboard, would sweep the competitors at those price points. These chips haven’t reached the DIY market yet, but there are some prebuilt PCs available online with the 5300G Ryzen Processor from reputed brands like HP, for example. In this article, we will be comparing head to head to find out which position the AMD Ryzen 3 5300G benchmark lies in.

Let’s check out the new AMD Ryzen 3 5300G benchmark when stacked against its competitors.


AMD Ryzen 3 5300G Specs

No. of CPU Cores4
No. of Threads8
No. of GPU Cores6
Base Clock4.0Ghz
Max Boost ClockUp to 4.2Ghz
Total L2 Cache2MB
Total L3 Cache8MB
Unlocked Yes
PCI Express® VersionPCI-E 3.0
ArchitectureAMD Zen 3 (“Cezanne” family)
Thermal solutionN/A
Default TDP/TDP64W
Max Temps95 degrees
OS SupportWindows 10 – 64-Bit Edition / RHEL x86 64-Bit / Ubuntu x86 64-Bit
System Memory SpecificationUp to 3200Mhz
System Memory TypeDDR4
Memory Channels2
Graphics Frequency1700Mhz
Graphics ModelRadeon Graphics 
Graphics Count6
Display PortYes
HDMI SupportYes
Product FamilyAMD Ryzen™ Processors
Product LineAMD Ryzen™ 5 5000 G-Series Desktop Processors with Radeon™ Graphics
Launch Date4/13/2021
AMD Ryzen 3 5300G Benchmark – AMD Ryzen 5000 Series G Processors

AMD Ryzen 3 5300G Price and Where to buy

As mentioned earlier, the new AMD Ryzen 3 chips will be coming to the DIY PC builders, but they will be mostly shipped with a Prebuilt PC or as small form factor office or home PCs. If it had been released as a stand-alone Quad-Core APU, it would have cost within $110-$150 max. You can find some engineering samples of the CPU selling for around $273 if you are really interested in getting your hands on one of these. However, you can get yourself the Pavilion Gaming Desktop computer, which would feature the AMD Ryzen 3 5300G, an RX5500 or an RTX 3060 Graphics Card, 450W Power Supply. It would also ship with 16GB RAM & 1TB SSD or 8GB & 256GB SSD Combinations which is selling at $799.99 (RX5500) and $1199.99 (RTX 3060). These Ryzen 3 5300G benchmark will indicate whether it’s worth this price or not.

AMD Ryzen 3 5300G Benchmark – HP Pavillion Dekstop

AMD Ryzen 3 5600G Benchmark – Performance Charts

Ryzen 3 5300G Benchmark VS Ryzen 5 5600G Benchmark VS Ryzen 7 5700G Benchmark


Here are some of the metrics displaying the performance capabilities of the new Zen 3 5300G APU.

System Specifications
AMD Ryzen 3 5300G With Radeon Graphics 7 Processor
GIGABYTE X570 Aorus Pro Motherboard
Crucial MX500 2 TB SSD
Corsair AX860i PSU

Applications Ryzen 3 5300G BenchmarkRyzen 5 5600G BenchmarkRyzen 7 5700G Benchmark
Blender 2.83 (in secs & Lower the better)981627479
Corona 1.3 (ray per second & Higher the better)235
Crysis (CPU Only Gameplay Benchmark)8 FPS12 FPS 14 FPS
V-Ray (Higher the better)67611161614584
Cinebench R20 Single Thread520557583
Cinebench R20 Multi Thread261240945354
7-Zip (Score higher the better)434316766586080
Geek Bench (Single Thread)134414371502
Geek Bench (Multi-Thread) 552378389219
Source: Anandtech

AMD Ryzen 3 5300G Benchmark VS Ryzen 5 5600G Benchmark VS Ryzen 7 5700G Benchmark VS Ryzen 5 3400G Benchmark VS Ryzen 7 4750G Benchmark


These are the settings by which you can achieve 60+ FPS when playing these specific Game titles.

Games Ryzen 3
Ryzen 5
Ryzen 7
Ryzen 5
Ryzen 7
Gear Tactics (Low,720p)931061089099
Grand Theft Auto 5 (Low,720p)1001181208874
Final Fantasy 14 (Minimum, 768p)7683846572
Far Cry 5 (Low, 360p)6877806267
Borderlands 3 (Very Low, 360p)891021047487
Deus Ex(Min, 600p)7786916875
Counter-Strike Source (High, 1080p)168186205155173

ALSO READ | AMD Ryzen 5 5600G Benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 3 5300G Benchmark VS Ryzen 5 5600G Benchmark VS Ryzen 7 5700G Benchmark VS Ryzen 5 3400G Benchmark VS Ryzen 7 4750G Benchmark

Games Ryzen 3
Ryzen 5
Ryzen 7
Ryzen 5
Ryzen 7
Final Fantasy 14 (Max Settings)2123241923
Far Cry 5  (Max Settings) 2023252222
Borderlands 3  (Max Settings) 1012161113
Deus Ex (Max Settings) 1516171521
Counter-Strike  (Max Settings) 168186205155173

AMD Ryzen 3 5300G VS Intel Core i3 10100 VS Intel Core i5 11600

Applications Ryzen 3 5300GIntel Core i3 10300Intel Core i5 11600
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)112312501613
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)2721607311203
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)313227303296
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)14077944318253
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)138511891666
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)502545277654
Power Efficiency Score826469
Overall Performance Rating262749
Single-Core Performance787395

Is AMD Ryzen 3 5300G good for Gaming?

The new Ryzen 3 5300G is an entry-level Quad-Core APU capable of overclocking to a seriously fast 5.6Ghz using exotic cooling methods. This speaks volumes about the performance and the capability of the chip. The Gaming performance is really good for the price. Games like Valorant Counter-Strike and other esports titles are expected to run smoothly without a hitch. But this processor is mainly meant for users geared towards small form entertainment boxes for their living room. As per the Ryzen 3 5300G benchmark, entertainment, and normal day-to-day computing are very much possible. Although these chips won’t be selling as a standalone unit, you can get your hands on these chips either from eBay or by purchasing the HP Pavillion desktop from Amazon.

But it is an excellent APU for DIY PC builders and beginner gamers in general.

ALSO READ | AMD Ryzen 7 5700G Benchmarks (Coming Soon)

That’s all for now
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