AMD Athlon Gold 7220U
The AMD Athlon Gold 7220U is a mobile processor for cheap laptops of the Mendocino series. It integrates two older Zen 2 cores (similar to the Ryzen 4000 series). The CPU cores clock from 2.4 GHz (base) to 3.7 GHz (single core Turbo) and can use 4 MB L3 cache. Thanks to SMT/Hyperthreading, the CPU can work on 4 threads simultaneously. The integrated memory controller only supports fast LPDDR5 memory (5500 MHz max.). Compared to the faster Mendocino models like the Ryzen 5 7520U, the 7220U offers only two cores and reduced clock speeds, leading to a clearly lower CPU performance.
The integrated graphics card (Radeon 610M iGPU) uses the modern RDNA 2 architecture, but only 2 CUs (128 shaders) and clocks with up to 1.9 GHz.
The CPU performance should be better than the fastest Ryzen dual-core (Ryzen 3 3250U, 2.6 - 3.5 GHz, Zen 1) but clearly stay behind modern quad-core CPUs (in multi threaded tests).
The Mendocino series are produced in a relatively modern 6nm FinFET process at TSMC and should offer a good power efficiency. The Athlon Gold 7220U is rated at 8-15 W TDP and therefore well suited for thin and light laptops.
|Series||AMD Mendocino (Zen 2, Ryzen 7020)|
|Codename||Mendocino (Zen 2)|
Series: Mendocino (Zen 2, Ryzen 7020) Mendocino (Zen 2)
|Clock Rate||2400 - 3700 MHz|
|Level 1 Cache||128 KB|
|Level 2 Cache||1 MB|
|Level 3 Cache||4 MB|
|Number of Cores / Threads||2 / 4|
|Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)||15 Watt|
|Manufacturing Technology||6 nm|
|Features||XFR, FMA3, SSE 4.2, AVX2, SMT|
|GPU||AMD Radeon 610M ( - 1900 MHz)|
|64 Bit||64 Bit support|
|Product Link (external)||AMD Mendocino (Zen 2, Ryzen 7020) Athlon 7220U|