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AMD Athlon 220GE: specs and benchmarks
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AMD started AMD Athlon 220GE sales 6 September 2018 at a recommended price of $65. This is Zen architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.4 and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket AM4 processor with a TDP of 35 Watt. It supports DDR4 Dual-channel memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at
of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7H12.
Athlon 220GE processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
|Place in performance rating||1345|
|Value for money||6.58|
|Market segment||Desktop processor|
|Architecture codename||Zen (2017−2020)|
|Release date||6 September 2018 (4 years ago)|
|Launch price (MSRP)||$65||of 305 (Core i7-870)|
|Current price||$180 (2.8x MSRP)||of 18493 (Xeon Platinum 8280M)|
Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
|Physical cores||2 (Dual-core)|
|Base clock speed||3.4 GHz||of 4.7 (FX-9590)|
|Boost clock speed||3.4 GHz||of 5.8 (Core i9-13900K)|
|L1 cache||96K (per core)||of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)|
|L2 cache||512K (per core)||of 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)|
|L3 cache||4 MB (shared)||of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)|
|Chip lithography||14 nm||of 5 (Apple M1)|
|Die size||209.78 mm2|
|Number of transistors||4,800 million||of 9900000 (Ryzen 9 7950X)|
|64 bit support||+|
|Windows 11 compatibility||-|
Information on Athlon 220GE compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.
|Number of CPUs in a configuration||1 (Uniprocessor)||of 8 (Opteron 842)|
|Thermal design power (TDP)||35 Watt||of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)|
Technologies and extensions
Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Athlon 220GE. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon 220GE's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.
|Supported memory types||DDR4 Dual-channel||of 5200 (Ryzen 5 7600X)|
|Maximum memory size||64 GB||of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)|
|Max memory channels||2||of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)|
|Maximum memory bandwidth||42.671 GB/s||of 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)|
|ECC memory support||+|
General parameters of GPU integrated into Athlon 220GE.
|Integrated graphics card||AMD Radeon RX Vega 3|
Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.
|PCIe version||3.0||of 5 (Core i9-12900K)|
|PCI Express lanes||12||of 128 (EPYC 7551P)|
Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Athlon 220GE. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.
Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.
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