AMD Athlon 300U: specs and benchmarks

AMD Athlon 300U

Summary

AMD started AMD Athlon 300U sales 6 January 2018. This is Zen+ architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 12 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3300 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AM4 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt. It supports DDR4 Dual-channel memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.30 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Athlon 300U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
AMD Athlon
 
Architecture codename
Zen+
 
Release date
6 January 2018
 

Technical specs

Athlon 300U's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Athlon 300U's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
3.3 GHz
 
L1 cache
192 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
1 MB
 
of 8 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
4 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
Die size
209.78 mm2
 
Transistor count
4500 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Athlon 300U compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
 
Socket
AM4
 
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Athlon 300U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Athlon 300U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon 300U.
Supported memory types
DDR4 Dual-channel
 
of 2933 (Ryzen 5 2500X)
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
35.76 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Athlon 300U.
Integrated graphics
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 ( - 1000 MHz)
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Athlon 300U's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
12
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Athlon 300U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

5.30

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

3968

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

8724

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

119

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

308

WinRAR 4.0

1623

x264 encoding pass 1

89

x264 encoding pass 2

19

TrueCrypt AES

1.9

Geekbench 2

6868

Geekbench 3 32-bit single-core

2919

Geekbench 3 32-bit multi-core

6134

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

3213

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

5763

Passmark

4149

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Athlon 300U is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Athlon 300U performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon 300U from Intel is Core i7-6567U, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

User rating

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