AMD Athlon 300U: specs and benchmarks

AMD Athlon 300U

Summary

AMD started AMD Athlon 300U sales 6 January 2019. This is Raven Ridge 2 architecture notebook 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 3300 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket FP5 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt. It supports DDR4 Dual-channel memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.21 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
Raven Ridge 2
 
Release date
6 January 2019
 

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
 
Base frequency
2.4 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
3.3 GHz
 
L1 cache
128K (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
of 8192 (Opteron 3380)
L3 cache
4 MB (shared)
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 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
FP5
 
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 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
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
 

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

5.21

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

2

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

4163

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 i5-7260U, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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