AMD Ryzen Embedded V2516: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Ryzen Embedded V2516
AMD Ryzen Embedded V2516
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Year of release 2020
Performance 10.66


AMD started AMD Ryzen Embedded V2516 sales 10 November 2020. This is a Renoir architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 7 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3950 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket FP6 processor with a TDP of 10 Watt. It supports DDR4-3200 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 9654.

AMD EPYC 9654 EPYC 9654

General info

Ryzen Embedded V2516 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating598
Market segmentDesktop processor
SeriesAMD Ryzen Embedded
Architecture codenameRenoir (2020−2022)
Release date10 November 2020
(2 years old)

Technical specs

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 cores6 (Hexa-Core)
Base clock speed2.1 GHzof 4.7 (Ryzen 9 7900X)
Boost clock speed3.95 GHzof 7.3 (Ryzen 9 7900)
L1 cache64K (per core)of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache512K (per core)of 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache8 MB (shared)of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography7 nmof 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Die size156 mm2
Number of transistors9,800 millionof 9900000 (Ryzen 5 7645HX)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+


Information on Ryzen Embedded V2516 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 configuration1of 8 (Xeon Platinum 8160M)
Thermal design power (TDP)10 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Ryzen Embedded V2516. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.


Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen Embedded V2516's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200of 5600 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Maximum memory size64 GBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels4of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
Maximum memory bandwidth68.269 GB/sof 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Ryzen Embedded V2516.

Integrated graphics cardAMD Radeon Graphics 384SP


Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version3.0of 5 (EPYC 9654)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Ryzen Embedded V2516. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

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.

Ryzen Embedded V2516 10.66
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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.

Benchmark coverage: 67%

Ryzen Embedded V2516 13225

Is Ryzen Embedded V2516 good for gaming?

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen Embedded V2516 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.

Ryzen Embedded V2516 Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen Embedded V2516 by Intel is Core i5-11500T, which is slower by 1% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

Intel Core i5-11500T Core i5 11500T

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen Embedded V2516:

Similar processors

Here is our recommendation of several processors that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

AMD Ryzen 5 2600 Ryzen 5 2600
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2600 Ryzen 5 PRO 2600
Intel Core i5-11500T Core i5 11500T
Intel Core i7-9700 Core i7 9700
Intel Core i5-11400T Core i5 11400T
Intel Core i5-10400F Core i5 10400F

Best GPU for Ryzen Embedded V2516

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Ryzen Embedded V2516, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Ryzen Embedded V2516 in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 2 configurations based on Ryzen Embedded V2516 in our database.

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