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AMD 3015e vs AMD Ryzen Embedded R1606G vs AMD Ryzen 5 2400G

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

3015e is based on 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

The AMD processor directly competes with Intel's N-class Celeron and Pentium processors (such as the N4500), making it an undeniably low-end option suitable for basic tasks 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 processor has a low default TDP (also known as PL1) of 6 W. The 14 nm process it is manufactured on is not really known for great energy efficiency, though.

AMD Ryzen Embedded R1606G

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The AMD Ryzen Embedded R1606G is a dual-core SoC designed for embedded systems that was announced in March 2019. It is similar to the Ryzen 3 3200U (or the 2200U with slightly increased clock speed) and based on the first generation of the Zen architecture. The Ryzen features two Zen cores with support for the thread-doubling SMT tech, clocked at 2.6 GHz - 3.5 GHz. The built-in Radeon RX Vega 3 iGPU has 3 CUs (192 unified shaders) clocked at up to 1,200 MHz. The default TDP is 15 W which makes the Ryzen a good fit for thin mid-range laptops.

In comparison to the faster Ryzen 3000 CPUs, the 3200U and therefore the R1606G is not using the newer Zen+ microarchitecture and is still manufactured in 14nm. Compared to the old Ryzen 3 2200U, the 3200U and R1606G therefore only offers a 100 MHz higher clock speed.

The R1606G is compatible with single-channel or dual-channel DDR4-2400 RAM. Please go to our Raven Ridge launch article for details on the architecture and more.

AMD Ryzen 5 2400G

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The AMD Ryzen 5 2400G is a desktop APU that was announced in early 2018. It is the fastest Raven Ridge APU at that time and features all four Zen cores (8 threads due to SMT support) clocked at 3.6 - 3.9 GHz with a Radeon RX Vega 11 graphics card with 11 CUs (all of the 704 Shaders on the chip) clocked at up to 1250 MHz. The integrated dual-channel memory controller supports up to DDR-2933. The TDP is specified at 65 Watt and the CPU, GPU and memory are unlocked for overclocking. More information on Raven Ridge can be found in our launch article.

ModelAMD 3015eAMD Ryzen Embedded R1606GAMD Ryzen 5 2400G
SeriesAMD Raven Ridge (Ryzen 2000 APU)AMD Raven Ridge (Ryzen 2000 APU)AMD Raven Ridge (Ryzen 2000 APU)
CodenameZenZenZen
Series: Raven Ridge (Ryzen 2000 APU) Zen
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G3.6 - 3.9 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H3.3 - 3.8 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U2.2 - 3.8 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U2.2 - 3.8 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G3.5 - 3.7 GHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 2600H3.2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 2300U2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2300U2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1606G2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 2200U2.5 - 3.4 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200U2.5 - 3.4 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G2.4 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Athlon 300U2.4 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Athlon Silver 3050e1.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD 3020e1.2 - 2.6 GHz2 / 24 MB
» AMD 3015e1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD 3015Ce1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G3.6 - 3.9 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H3.3 - 3.8 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U2.2 - 3.8 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U2.2 - 3.8 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G3.5 - 3.7 GHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 2600H3.2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 2300U2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2300U2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 44 MB
» AMD Ryzen Embedded R1606G2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 2200U2.5 - 3.4 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200U2.5 - 3.4 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G2.4 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Athlon 300U2.4 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Athlon Silver 3050e1.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD 3020e1.2 - 2.6 GHz2 / 24 MB
AMD 3015e1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD 3015Ce1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
» AMD Ryzen 5 2400G3.6 - 3.9 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H3.3 - 3.8 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U2.2 - 3.8 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U2.2 - 3.8 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G3.5 - 3.7 GHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 2600H3.2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 84 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 2300U2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2300U2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1606G2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 2200U2.5 - 3.4 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200U2.5 - 3.4 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G2.4 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Athlon 300U2.4 - 3.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD Athlon Silver 3050e1.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD 3020e1.2 - 2.6 GHz2 / 24 MB
AMD 3015e1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
AMD 3015Ce1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 44 MB
Clock1200 - 2300 MHz2600 - 3500 MHz3600 - 3900 MHz
L1 Cache192 KB192 KB384 KB
L2 Cache1 MB1 MB2 MB
L3 Cache4 MB4 MB4 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 42 / 44 / 8
TDP6 Watt15 Watt65 Watt
Technology14 nm14 nm14 nm
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C
SocketFT5FP5AM4
FeaturesXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMTXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMTXFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT
iGPUAMD Radeon RX Vega 3 ( - 600 MHz)AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 ( - 1200 MHz)AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 ( - 1250 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
Announced
ManufacturerAMD Raven Ridge (Ryzen 2000 APU) 3015eAMD Raven Ridge (Ryzen 2000 APU) R1606GAMD Raven Ridge (Ryzen 2000 APU) R5 2400G
Transistors4500 Million4500 Million

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - R5 2400G
33.2 pt (37%)
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Multi Core
100%
1 R1606G +
1842 Points (3%)
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Single Core
100%
1 R1606G +
888 Points (39%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
100%
1 R1606G +
350 Points (40%)
min: 381     avg: 382.5     median: 382.5 (44%)     max: 384 Points
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
100%
1 R1606G +
710 Points (3%)
min: 1804     avg: 1850     median: 1849.5 (8%)     max: 1895 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 R1606G +
317 Points (3%)
min: 828     avg: 844     median: 846.5 (9%)     max: 856 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 R1606G +
139 Points (42%)
min: 153.2     avg: 155.6     median: 155.7 (47%)     max: 158 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
9.5 Points (13%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
1.8 Points (6%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
4805 Points (39%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
21024 Points (24%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
30473 Points (23%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
7495 Points (41%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
198 s (2%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
6.9 s (1%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
3846 Points (22%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
100%
1 R1606G +
8969 MIPS (6%)
min: 19478     avg: 20059     median: 19885 (12%)     max: 20814 MIPS
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
100%
1 R1606G +
3528 MIPS (42%)
min: 3855     avg: 3972     median: 3909 (47%)     max: 4153 MIPS
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
48 fps (18%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
171.6 fps (40%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
100%
1 R1606G +
2 fps (4%)
min: 4.86     avg: 12.2     median: 5.1 (11%)     max: 26.5 fps
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.5 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
0.8 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
5.2 GB/s (0%)
Blender - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
100%
1 R1606G +
1456 Seconds (10%)
min: 550     avg: 551     median: 550.5 (4%)     max: 551 Seconds
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
100%
1 R1606G +
0.8 sec (17%)
min: 0.648     avg: 0.7     median: 0.7 (15%)     max: 0.683 sec
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
6672 Points (14%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
11.3 s (2%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
25.1 s (1%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
624 s (3%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 7325     avg: 8058     median: 8241 (23%)     max: 8607 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
58446 Points (38%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
57457 Points (48%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
min: 32977     avg: 55118     median: 65172 (55%)     max: 67206 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
min: 6650     avg: 7355     median: 7465 (19%)     max: 7951 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 10705     avg: 10784     median: 10784 (20%)     max: 10863 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
min: 3198     avg: 3414     median: 3414 (17%)     max: 3630 Points
Geekbench 5.4 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
464 Points (20%)
877 Points (38%)
min: 970     avg: 1081     median: 1001 (43%)     max: 1223 Points
Geekbench 5.4 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
860 Points (3%)
1903 Points (7%)
min: 3462     avg: 4780     median: 3885 (13%)     max: 6372 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 967     avg: 989     median: 990 (44%)     max: 1010 Points
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 3557     avg: 3736     median: 3825 (12%)     max: 3826 Points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
min: 4181     avg: 4319     median: 4268 (44%)     max: 4508 Points
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
min: 13259     avg: 13858     median: 13653 (15%)     max: 14662 Points
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
4226 Points (65%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
13211 Points (32%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 R1606G +
1131 ms (1%)
min: 962     avg: 980     median: 978 (1%)     max: 1000 ms
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
100%
1 R1606G +
148 Points (39%)
min: 169     avg: 170.7     median: 170 (45%)     max: 173 Points
CrossMark - CrossMark Overall
100%
1 R1606G +
626 Points (24%)
Power Consumption - Prime95 Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 100.5     avg: 103.5     median: 103.5 (18%)     max: 106.5 Watt
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Consumption - external Monitor *
min: 95.3     avg: 99.7     median: 99.7 (21%)     max: 104.1 Watt
Power Consumption - Cinebench R15 Multi Power Efficiency - external Monitor
9 Points per Watt (10%)

Average Benchmarks AMD 3015e → 100% n=2

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen Embedded R1606G → 205% n=2

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 5 2400G → 334% n=2

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