AMD Athlon Silver 3050U: specs and benchmarks

AMD Athlon Silver 3050U

Summary

AMD started AMD Athlon Silver 3050U sales 6 January 2020. This is Zen+ architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3200 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FP5 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt. It supports DDR4-2400 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.60 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Athlon Silver 3050U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.28
 
Market segment
Laptop
 
Series
AMD Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU)
 
Architecture codename
Zen+
 
Release date
6 January 2020
 
Price now
$471
 

Technical specs

Athlon Silver 3050U's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Athlon Silver 3050U's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Base frequency
2.3 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
3.2 GHz
 
L1 cache
192 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
1 MB
 
L3 cache
4 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
Maximum core temperature
95 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
4500 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 9 3800X)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Athlon Silver 3050U compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket
FP5
 
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Athlon Silver 3050U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
 
AES-NI
+
 
FMA
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Athlon Silver 3050U are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Athlon Silver 3050U.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2400
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
32 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
38.397 GB/s
 
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Athlon Silver 3050U.
Integrated graphics
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Athlon Silver 3050U'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 Silver 3050U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

3.60

Passmark

3198

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Athlon Silver 3050U is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon Silver 3050U from Intel is Core i3-6100H, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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