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AMD 3015e vs AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B vs AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2300U

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 AMD processor has a low default TDP (also known as PL1) of 6 W, making it one of the better options for companies planning on creating a passively cooled laptop, tablet, mini-PC.

The 14 nm process AMD 3015e is manufactured on is really old, as of early 2023, leading to subpar energy efficiency.

AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B

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The AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B is an embedded APU for mini PCs and embedded solutions that was announced in February 2017. Compared to the similar consumer Ryzen 5 2500U, the V1605B offers different support and availability options.

It includes four Zen cores clocked at 2 to 3.6 GHz and offers 4 MB L3-Cache. The integrated graphics card is called Radeon RX Vega 8 and offers 8 CUs (512 Shaders) clocked at up to 1100 MHz. The TDP is configurable between 12 and 25 Watt (15 Watt nominal). More information on Raven Ridge can be found in our launch article.

AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2300U

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The AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200U is a mobile APU for thin and light laptops that was announced in Early 2018. Compared to the consumer Ryzen 3 2200U, the PRO versions offer additional security features. It includes two Zen cores clocked at 2.5 to 3.4 GHz and offers SMT (four threads at once) and 4 MB L3-Cache. The integrated graphics card is called Radeon RX Vega 3 and offers only 3 CUs (192 Shaders) clocked at up to 1000 MHz. The TDP is configurable between 12 and 25 Watt (15 Watt nominal).

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

ModelAMD 3015eAMD Ryzen Embedded V1605BAMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2300U
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 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H3.3 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U2.2 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U2.2 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G3.5 - 3.7 GHz4 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 2600H3.2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 2300U2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2300U2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1606G2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 2200U2.5 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200U2.5 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G2.4 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Athlon 300U2.4 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Athlon Silver 3050e1.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD 3020e1.2 - 2.6 GHz2 / 2 cores4 MB L3
AMD 3015e « 1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD 3015Ce1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G3.6 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H3.3 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U2.2 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U2.2 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G3.5 - 3.7 GHz4 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 2600H3.2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B « 2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 2300U2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2300U2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1606G2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 2200U2.5 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200U2.5 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G2.4 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Athlon 300U2.4 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Athlon Silver 3050e1.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD 3020e1.2 - 2.6 GHz2 / 2 cores4 MB L3
AMD 3015e1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD 3015Ce1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 2400G3.6 - 3.9 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 2800H3.3 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 2700U2.2 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 2700U2.2 - 3.8 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 2200G3.5 - 3.7 GHz4 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 2600H3.2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 2500U2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B2 - 3.6 GHz4 / 8 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 2300U2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2300U « 2 - 3.4 GHz4 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1606G2.6 - 3.5 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 2200U2.5 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2200U2.5 - 3.4 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Ryzen Embedded R1505G2.4 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Athlon 300U2.4 - 3.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD Athlon Silver 3050e1.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD 3020e1.2 - 2.6 GHz2 / 2 cores4 MB L3
AMD 3015e1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
AMD 3015Ce1.2 - 2.3 GHz2 / 4 cores4 MB L3
Clock1200 - 2300 MHz2000 - 3600 MHz2000 - 3400 MHz
L1 Cache192 KB384 KB384 KB
L2 Cache1 MB2 MB2 MB
L3 Cache4 MB4 MB4 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 44 / 84 / 4
TDP6 Watt15 Watt15 Watt
Technology14 nm14 nm14 nm
max. Temp.105 °C105 °C
SocketFT5AM4AM4
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 8 (Ryzen 2000/3000) ( - 1100 MHz)AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (Ryzen 2000/3000) ( - 1100 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
Announced
ManufacturerAMD Raven Ridge (Ryzen 2000 APU) 3015eAMD Raven Ridge (Ryzen 2000 APU) Ryzen V1605B
Transistors4500 Million4500 Million

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - CB R15 + R20 + 7-Zip + X265 + Blender + 3DM11 CPU - Ryzen V1605B
29.4 pt (33%)
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Multi Core
3160 Points (5%)
Cinebench R23 - Cinebench R23 Single Core
841 Points (37%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
334 Points (38%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
1235 Points (5%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
654 Points (7%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
128 Points (39%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Multli Thread 4 runs
16708 MIPS (10%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7-Zip 18.03 Single Thread 4 runs
3374 MIPS (40%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - HWBOT x265 4k Preset
3.6 fps (8%)
Blender - Blender 2.79 BMW27 CPU *
791 Seconds (6%)
R Benchmark 2.5 - R Benchmark 2.5 *
0.8 sec (17%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
7177 Points (20%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
6640 Points (17%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
9195 Points (17%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
3033 Points (15%)
Geekbench 5.4 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Single-Core
464 Points (20%)
819 Points (35%)
727 Points (31%)
Geekbench 5.4 - Geekbench 5.1 - 5.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
860 Points (3%)
3184 Points (11%)
2156 Points (7%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
846 Points (4%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
3264 Points (10%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
3800 Points (39%)
3387 Points (35%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
12100 Points (13%)
8655 Points (10%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
1258 ms (1%)
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
149 Points (37%)

Average Benchmarks AMD 3015e → 100% n=2

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen Embedded V1605B → 273% n=2

Average Benchmarks AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 2300U → 204% n=2

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
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