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AMD 3015Ce vs AMD 3015e

AMD 3015Ce

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The AMD 3015Ce (Codename Dali) is a mobile APU that integrates two Zen cores (with SMT, therefore 4 threads) clocked at 1.2 to 2.3 GHz. It is the Chromebook version of the AMD 3015e with identical specifications. The integrated Radeon graphics card offers 3 CUs at up to 600 MHz (Radeon RX Vega 3). The single channel memory controller supports only DDR4-1600. The chip is manufactured in 14nm and officially counted to the 3000 series of mobile processors.

More information on Raven Ridge can be found in our launch article.

Performance

The average 3015Ce in our database is about as fast as Intel's older Y-class dual-core chips such as the m3-7Y30 are, as far as multi-thread benchmark scores are concerned. Which is not fast at all. In fact, the AMD chip is not much better than Intel Celeron N-series offerings such as the N4100.

Power consumption

This AMD APU has a 6 W default TDP (also known as the long-term power limit). TDP values that low are typical for affordable laptops as well as ultra-compact mini-PCs, mostly with no active cooling solution.

The 3015Ce is manufactured on a 14 nm process making for subpar, as of late 2022, energy efficiency.

AMD 3015e

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The AMD 3015e is a dual-core, quad-thread processor (APU) of the Pollock product family. Its cores run at 1.2 GHz to 2.3 GHz and it has a low 6 W TDP, making it a good option for use in passively cooled laptops and ultra-small mini-PCs of the more affordable flavour. The processor first saw the light of day in 2020; it has a built-in Vega 3 graphics adapter running at up to 600 MHz.

Architecture & Features

This chip makes use of the rather dated Zen architecture for comparatively poor performance-per-MHz values. It has 4 MB of L3 cache and several PCI-Express 3.0 lanes for connecting NVMe SSDs, discrete graphics cards and other devices; its RAM controller functions in single-channel mode and supports DDR4-1600 memory or slower. AMD 3015e is compatible with Windows 10, Windows 11, and many Linux distros as well. Please note this is not a user-replaceable CPU. It gets soldered permanently to the motherboard (FT5 socket interface).

Performance

While we have not tested a single system built around the 3015e as of August 2023, we have some performance data for the 3050e, a chip that is just slightly superior. Based on that, the 3015e is a low-end option competing with the likes of the Intel N4500 and the Intel 4415U that is good for basic tasks and applications only.

Graphics

The Vega 3 runs at an unusually low clock rate of 600 MHz, or less. It will let you connect several monitors in resolutions as high as UHD 2160p, and it will happily decode AVC, HEVC and VP9-encoded videos, too. The latest AV1 video codec is not supported; such a video will have to be software-decoded, with the limited CPU horsepower putting a hard limit on video resolution that can be played back without stuttering. Expect to see a lot of dropped frames when watching a 1080p30 video.

Gaming is possible to a very limited extent with this iGPU. Even if it's CS:GO or a similarly old game that you want to play, be prepared to set the settings to Low.

Power consumption

This little AMD processor has a low default TDP (also known as the long-term power limit) of 6 W, making it one of the better options for use in a passively cooled laptop, tablet, mini-PC.

The AMD 3015e is manufactured on a 14 nm process leading to poor, as of mid 2023, energy efficiency.

ModelAMD 3015CeAMD 3015e
SeriesAMD Raven Ridge (Ryzen 2000 APU)AMD Raven Ridge (Ryzen 2000 APU)
CodenamePollock (Zen)Pollock (Zen)
Series: Raven Ridge (Ryzen 2000 APU) Pollock (Zen)
AMD 3015e1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD 3015Ce « 1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD 3015e « 1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD 3015Ce1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Clock1200 - 2300 MHz1200 - 2300 MHz
L1 Cache192 KB192 KB
L2 Cache1 MB1 MB
L3 Cache4 MB4 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 42 / 4
TDP6 Watt6 Watt
Technology14 nm14 nm
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C
SocketFT5FT5
FeaturesDDR4-1600 RAM (sin. chan.), PCIe 3, MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4A, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, BMI2, ABM, FMA, ADX, SMEP, SMAP, SMT, CPB, AES-NI, RDRAND, RDSEED, SHA, SMEDDR4-1600 RAM, PCIe 3, MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4A, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, BMI2, ABM, FMA, ADX, SMEP, SMAP, SMT, CPB, AES-NI, RDRAND, RDSEED, SHA, SME
iGPUAMD Radeon RX Vega 3 ( - 600 MHz)AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 ( - 600 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
Announced
Manufacturerwww.amd.comwww.amd.com

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 3015Ce +
35423 Points (30%)
3DMark - 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics
100%
1 3015Ce +
2475 Points (29%)
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
564 Points (24%)
464 Points (20%)
Geekbench 5.5 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
1135 Points (2%)
860 Points (2%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 3015Ce +
1415 ms (2%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 3015Ce +
344.3 ms (4%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 3015Ce +
23395 Points (21%)
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
100%
1 3015Ce +
118 Points (25%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Storage 2.0 score
100%
1 3015Ce +
24872 Points (44%)
PCMark for Android - PCM f. Android Work Score 3.0
100%
1 3015Ce +
9775 Points (45%)
CrXPRT 2 - CrXPRT2 Performance Score
100%
1 3015Ce +
71 Points (39%)
Power Consumption - Idle Power Consumption 150cd 1min *
100%
1 3015Ce +
5.7 Watt (6%)

Average Benchmarks AMD 3015Ce → 100% n=2

Average Benchmarks AMD 3015e → 79% n=2

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