AMD C-30

The AMD C-30 (codename Ontario) is a single-core processor for small notebooks and netbooks. It offers a relatively powerful integrated graphics card and a single channel DDR3-1066 memory controller.

Compared to the faster C-50, the C-30 has only one activated processor core but is on the other hand a bit faster clocked.

Inside the C-30 one Bobcat core can access 512KB level 2 cache. In comparison to the Atom processors, the Bobcat architecture uses an "out-of-order" execution and is therefore faster at the same clock speed. However, the performance is far worse than similar clocked Penryn (Celeron single core) or Danube (AMD V-Series) cores. Compared to Intel Atom processors, the calculating power is somewhere between a 1.3 - 1.6 GHz clocked single core Atom (e.g. Z520 - Z530 in 3DMark06 CPU test) processor. 

The integrated Radeon HD 6250 graphics card offers 80 shaders and an UVD3 video processor. Compared to the slow GMA 3150 in the Atom processors, the HD6250 offers a lot more performance and is about as fast as the Nvidia ION graphics solution. Due to the slow processor part, most games still are not playable. The main advantage however is the possibility to fluently play back most HD videos using the UVD3 core.

The power consumption is rated with a TDP of 9 Watt by AMD and therefore a bit higher as the single core Atom CPUs at 1.6 GHz.

SeriesAMD C-Series
Series: C-Series Ontario
AMD C-70 compare1 - 1.33 GHz2 / 2
AMD C-60 compare1 - 1.33 GHz2 / 2
AMD C-50 compare1 GHz2 / 2
» AMD C-301.2 GHz1 / 1
Clock Rate1200 MHz
Level 1 Cache64 KB
Level 2 Cache512 KB
Number of Cores / Threads1 / 1
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)9 Watt
Features40 nm1.24-1.35V
Die Size75 mm2
SocketFT1 BGA 413-Ball
FeaturesMMX(+), SSE(1,2,3,3S,4A), AMD-V, Single-Channel DDR3(L) Memory Controller
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date11/09/2010
Product Link (external)AMD C-Series C-30


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Asus Eee PC 1015B-MU17 (AMD Radeon HD 6250, 10.10")
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Asus Eee PC 1015BX (AMD Radeon HD 6250, 10.10")
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Other CPUs of the series C-Series

» AMD C-70
   2x 1 GHz - 1.33 GHz
» AMD C-60
   2x 1 GHz - 1.33 GHz
» AMD C-50
   2x 1 GHz
» AMD C-30
   1x 1.2 GHz

Surrounding CPUs

+ Intel Atom N280
   1x 1.66 GHz
+ Intel Atom 230
   1x 1.6 GHz
+ Intel Atom N270
   1x 1.6 GHz
+ Intel Celeron M 310
   1x 1.2 GHz
+ AMD Athlon 64 L110
   1x 1.2 GHz
» AMD C-30
   1x 1.2 GHz
- Intel Pentium M 733
   1x 1.1 GHz
- Intel Pentium M 733J
   1x 1.1 GHz
- Intel Pentium M 713
   1x 1.1 GHz
- VIA C7-M C7-M-1867
   1x 1.87 GHz
- Intel Pentium 4-M P4-M 1,7
   1x 1.7 GHz
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2017-09- 5)