AMD Athlon Silver 3050U: specs and benchmarks
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AMD started AMD Athlon Silver 3050U sales 7 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.
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of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5995WX.
Of Athlon Silver 3050U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
|Place in performance rating||1559|
|Series||AMD Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU)|
|Architecture codename||Zen (2017−2020)|
|Release date||7 January 2020 (2 years ago)|
|Price now||$471||of 14999 (Xeon Platinum 9282)|
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||2.3 GHz||of 4.7 (FX-9590)|
|Boost clock speed||3.2 GHz||of 5.5 (Core i9-12900KS)|
|L1 cache||192 KB||of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)|
|L2 cache||1 MB||of 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)|
|L3 cache||4 MB||of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)|
|Chip lithography||14 nm||of 5 (Apple M1)|
|Maximum core temperature||95 °C||of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)|
|Number of transistors||4500 Million||of 57000 (Apple M1 Max)|
|64 bit support||+|
|Windows 11 compatibility||+|
Information on Athlon Silver 3050U 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.
|Thermal design power (TDP)||15 Watt||of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)|
Technologies and extensions
Technological capabilities 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|
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 Silver 3050U's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.
|Supported memory types||DDR4-2400||of 4800 (Ryzen 9 6980HX)|
|Maximum memory size||32 GB||of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)|
|Max memory channels||2||of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)|
|Maximum memory bandwidth||38.397 GB/s||of 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)|
|ECC memory support||+|
General parameters of GPU integrated into Athlon Silver 3050U.
|Integrated graphics card||AMD Radeon RX Vega 2|
Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.
|PCI Express lanes||12||of 128 (EPYC 7551P)|
Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Athlon Silver 3050U. 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.
Overall Athlon Silver 3050U performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook CPUs.
We believe that the nearest equivalent to Athlon Silver 3050U from Intel is Core i5-5257U, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 3 positions in our rating.
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