Intel Atom x5-Z8300 vs Intel Atom x5-E8000 vs Intel Atom x5-Z8350

Intel Atom x5-Z8300

► remove from comparison Intel Z8300

The Intel Atom x5-Z8300 is a power efficient quad-core SoC for Windows and Android devices (tablets and convertibles), which has been presented in March 2015. It is clocked at 1.44 - 1.84 GHz and part of the Cherry Trail platform. Thanks to its new 14 nanometer low-power process (P1273) with tri-gate transistors, energy efficiency has been significantly improved over its predecessor Bay Trail-T (e.g. Atom Z3795). In addition to the CPU cores, the SoC offers a DirectX 11.2-capable GPU as well as a LPDDR3 Memory Controller (2x 64 bit, 25.6 GB/s).

Architecture

The processor cores are based on the Airmont architecture, which is basically a slightly modified shrink of the previous Silvermont core. While performance per clock has not been improved, the more efficient 14 nm process leads to a better utilization of the CPU Burst (alias Turbo Boost) and a therefore somewhat higher overall performance.

Performance

Compared to the Atom x5-Z8500, the Atom x5-Z8300 is clocked slightly lower and therefore about 10 percent slower. However, the x5 still beats many ARM-based SoCs and offers a performance similar to a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801

Using Windows, the chip is adequate for simple everyday tasks such as light browsing or Office, but not for complex software or modern games.

Graphics

The HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) is based on the Intel Gen8 architecture, which supports DirectX 11.2 and is also found in the Broadwell series (e.g. HD Graphics 5300). With 12 EUs (Execution Units) and a clock speed of up to 500 MHz, the GPU is significantly faster as the HD Graphics (Bay Trail) and can handle at least some older and less demandig Windows games in very low settings. The GPU also supports 4K/H.265 video acceleration.

Compared to ARM SoCs, the HD Graphics offers a performance sligthly below a Qualcomm Adreno 330 or PowerVR G6430.

Power Consumption

The entire SoC is rated at an SDP of 2 watts, which indicates a TDP of less than 4 watts. Thus, the chip can be used in passively cooled tablets.

Intel Atom x5-E8000

► remove from comparison Intel E8000

The Intel Atom x5-E8000 is a power efficient quad-core SoC for Windows and Android devices (tablets and convertibles), which has been presented in February 2016. It is clocked at 1.04 - 2 GHz (single core boost) and part of the Cherry Trail platform. Thanks to its new 14 nanometer low-power process (P1273) with tri-gate transistors, energy efficiency has been significantly improved over its predecessor Bay Trail-T (e.g. Atom Z3795). In addition to the CPU cores, the SoC offers a DirectX 11.2-capable GPU as well as a LPDDR3 Memory Controller (2x 64 bit, 25.6 GB/s).

Architecture

The processor cores are based on the Airmont architecture, which is basically a slightly modified shrink of the previous Silvermont core. While performance per clock has not been improved, the more efficient 14 nm process leads to a better utilization of the CPU Burst (alias Turbo Boost) and a therefore somewhat higher overall performance.

Performance

Compared to the Atom x5-Z8350, the Atom x5-E8000 offers a similar boost clock but a much lower base speed. However, the x5 still beats many ARM-based SoCs and offers a performance similar to a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801. The newer Celeron N3350 offers a similar multi-core CPU performance in our benchmarks but has a faster graphics card.

Using Windows, the chip is adequate for simple everyday tasks such as light browsing or Office, but not for complex software or modern games.

Graphics

The HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) is based on the Intel Gen8 architecture, which supports DirectX 11.2 and is also found in the Broadwell series (e.g. HD Graphics 5300). With 12 EUs (Execution Units) and a clock speed of up to 500 MHz, the GPU is significantly faster as the HD Graphics (Bay Trail) and can handle at least some older and less demandig Windows games in very low settings. The GPU also supports 4K/H.265 video acceleration.

Compared to ARM SoCs, the HD Graphics offers a performance sligthly below a Qualcomm Adreno 330 or PowerVR G6430.

Power Consumption

The entire SoC is rated at a TDP of 5 Watts and can be used in passively cooled tablets.

Intel Atom x5-Z8350

► remove from comparison Intel Z8350

The Intel Atom x5-Z8350 is a power efficient quad-core SoC for Windows and Android devices (tablets and convertibles), which has been presented in February 2016. It is clocked at 1.44 - 1.92 GHz and part of the Cherry Trail platform. Thanks to its new 14 nanometer low-power process (P1273) with tri-gate transistors, energy efficiency has been significantly improved over its predecessor Bay Trail-T (e.g. Atom Z3795). In addition to the CPU cores, the SoC offers a DirectX 11.2-capable GPU as well as a LPDDR3 Memory Controller (2x 64 bit, 25.6 GB/s).

Architecture

The processor cores are based on the Airmont architecture, which is basically a slightly modified shrink of the previous Silvermont core. While performance per clock has not been improved, the more efficient 14 nm process leads to a better utilization of the CPU Burst (alias Turbo Boost) and a therefore somewhat higher overall performance.

Performance

Compared to the Atom x5-Z8500, the Atom x5-Z8350 is clocked slightly lower and therefore about 10 percent slower. However, the x5 still beats many ARM-based SoCs and offers a performance similar to a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801. Compared to the older x5-Z8300, the Z8350 offers 80 MHz higher boost clock and therefore a similar performance. See our X5-Z8300 site for detailed benchmarks.

Using Windows, the chip is adequate for simple everyday tasks such as light browsing or Office, but not for complex software or modern games.

Graphics

The HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) is based on the Intel Gen8 architecture, which supports DirectX 11.2 and is also found in the Broadwell series (e.g. HD Graphics 5300). With 12 EUs (Execution Units) and a clock speed of up to 500 MHz, the GPU is significantly faster as the HD Graphics (Bay Trail) and can handle at least some older and less demandig Windows games in very low settings. The GPU also supports 4K/H.265 video acceleration.

Compared to ARM SoCs, the HD Graphics offers a performance sligthly below a Qualcomm Adreno 330 or PowerVR G6430.

Power Consumption

The entire SoC is rated at an SDP of 2 watts, which indicates a TDP of less than 4 watts. Thus, the chip can be used in passively cooled tablets.

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Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 85     avg: 93.5     median: 94 (2%)     max: 99 Points
94 Points (2%)
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min: 88     avg: 96.1     median: 97 (2%)     max: 101 Points
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Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 26     avg: 27.8     median: 27 (12%)     max: 31 Points
27 Points (12%)
min: 25     avg: 28.3     median: 28 (12%)     max: 31 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
100%
1 Z8300 +
1.2 Points (3%)
101%
1 Z8350 +
1.2 Points (3%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
100%
1 Z8300 +
0.4 Points (14%)
103%
1 Z8350 +
0.4 Points (14%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 855     avg: 920     median: 942 (10%)     max: 951 Points
910 Points (9%)
min: 817     avg: 901     median: 902.5 (9%)     max: 999 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 2135     avg: 2831     median: 2934 (5%)     max: 2975 Points
3219 Points (5%)
min: 2575     avg: 2939     median: 2978.5 (5%)     max: 3130 Points
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
1150 seconds (14%)
1168 seconds (14%)
1108 seconds (13%)
wPrime 2.10 - 32m *
36.4 seconds (7%)
34.6 seconds (7%)
36.2 seconds (7%)
WinRAR - Result
100%
1 Z8300 +
780 KB/s (8%)
75%
1 E8000 +
588 KB/s (6%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7z b 4
100%
1 E8000 +
4432 MIPS (4%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7z b 4 -mmt1
100%
1 E8000 +
1286 MIPS (8%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 6.9     avg: 7     median: 7 (4%)     max: 7.05 fps
109%
1 E8000 +
7.6 fps (5%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 35     avg: 35.7     median: 35.7 (12%)     max: 36.4 fps
103%
1 E8000 +
36.7 fps (13%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - 4k Preset
100%
1 Z8300 +
0.4 fps (1%)
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TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 0.086     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (0%)     max: 0.0869 GB/s
104%
1 E8000 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
100%
1 Z8300 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
96%
1 E8000 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 0.578     avg: 0.6     median: 0.6 (0%)     max: 0.618 GB/s
91%
1 E8000 +
0.5 GB/s (0%)
Blender 2.79 - BMW27 CPU *
100%
1 E8000 +
7714 Seconds (54%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - CPU Score
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 1372     avg: 1594     median: 1691 (11%)     max: 1718 Points
101%
1 E8000 +
1704 Points (11%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - 1M *
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 45.3     avg: 47.1     median: 47.1 (10%)     max: 48.92 Seconds
100%
1 E8000 +
45.9 Seconds (10%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - 2M *
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 99.4     avg: 102     median: 102 (4%)     max: 104.517 Seconds
100%
1 E8000 +
101 Seconds (4%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - 32M *
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 2129     avg: 2191     median: 2190.8 (10%)     max: 2252.64 Seconds
100%
1 E8000 +
2249 Seconds (10%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 941     avg: 1135     median: 1123.5 (5%)     max: 1392 points
1494 points (7%)
min: 987     avg: 1267     median: 1313 (6%)     max: 1418 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 9720     avg: 11108     median: 11107.5 (7%)     max: 12495 Points
117%
1 Z8350 +
12990 Points (8%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 12054     avg: 13586     median: 13575.5 (16%)     max: 15139 Points
104%
1 Z8350 +
min: 8436     avg: 12570     median: 14078 (16%)     max: 15195 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 900     avg: 1161     median: 988 (2%)     max: 1766 Points
1122 Points (3%)
min: 929     avg: 1036     median: 1071 (3%)     max: 1109 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 1276     avg: 1355     median: 1355 (4%)     max: 1434 Points
117%
1 Z8350 +
1588 Points (5%)
3DMark - Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics 2560x1440
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 1086     avg: 1154     median: 1154 (14%)     max: 1222 Points
98%
1 Z8350 +
1126 Points (14%)
3DMark - Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Physics 2560x1440
100%
1 Z8300 +
1210 Points (21%)
95%
1 Z8350 +
1151 Points (20%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 2187     avg: 2256     median: 2256 (18%)     max: 2325 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 1915     avg: 1951     median: 1951 (18%)     max: 1987 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 2618     avg: 2626     median: 2625.5 (5%)     max: 2633 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 2610     avg: 2647     median: 2646.5 (5%)     max: 2683 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 2431     avg: 2461     median: 2460.5 (6%)     max: 2490 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 2157     avg: 2198     median: 2186.5 (4%)     max: 2261 Points
105%
1 Z8350 +
min: 2130     avg: 2247     median: 2289 (4%)     max: 2332 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 743     avg: 753     median: 750 (15%)     max: 767 Points
101%
1 Z8350 +
min: 709     avg: 755     median: 760 (16%)     max: 796 Points
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 Z8300 +
2352 Points (4%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 Z8300 +
809 Points (16%)
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
min: 805     avg: 877     median: 886.5 (14%)     max: 930 Points
934 Points (15%)
min: 836     avg: 888     median: 890.5 (14%)     max: 934 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 856     avg: 1854     median: 2129.5 (5%)     max: 2300 Points
2532 Points (6%)
min: 1980     avg: 2227     median: 2264.5 (6%)     max: 2399 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 E8000 +
957 Points (15%)
94%
1 Z8350 +
min: 880     avg: 903     median: 903 (14%)     max: 926 Points
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 E8000 +
2808 Points (5%)
85%
1 Z8350 +
min: 2296     avg: 2393     median: 2393 (4%)     max: 2490 Points
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 5088.7     avg: 5550     median: 5707.1 (10%)     max: 5894.7 ms
100%
1 Z8350 +
min: 5047.4     avg: 5908     median: 5630.4 (9%)     max: 7229.9 ms
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 491.8     avg: 506     median: 505.1 (6%)     max: 522 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 6177     avg: 6374     median: 6373.5 (12%)     max: 6531 Points
102%
1 Z8350 +
min: 4722     avg: 6393     median: 6494 (12%)     max: 7265 Points
AnTuTu v6 - Total Score
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 57914     avg: 61778     median: 61777.5 (21%)     max: 65641 Points
95%
1 Z8350 +
58565 Points (20%)
PCMark for Android - Work performance score
100%
1 Z8300 +
min: 4885     avg: 5059     median: 5059 (25%)     max: 5233 Points
92%
1 Z8350 +
4671 Points (23%)
PCMark for Android - Work 2.0 performance score
100%
1 Z8350 +
3376 Points (22%)

Average Benchmarks Intel Atom x5-Z8300 → 100% n=10

Average Benchmarks Intel Atom x5-E8000 → 108% n=10

Average Benchmarks Intel Atom x5-Z8350 → 104% n=10

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- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
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