AMD Athlon Gold 3150U Budget Laptop Processor

The AMD Athlon Gold 3150U is a laptop processor you can typically find in affordable Windows-based notebooks. It can be classified as a lower-mid-range laptop processor that can handle the routine computing tasks very well. For heavier tasks recommended are at least mid-range processors, such as the AMD Ryzen or Intel Core i series.

The Athlon Gold 3150U performs similar to the more popular AMD Ryzen 3 3200 / 3250U. The main difference between them is that the Athlon is a dual-core processor with two computing threads per core, while the Ryzen 3 has four cores with a single computing thread per core. The CPUs feature the same 3-core AMD Radeon integrated graphics, but on the Athlon it’s a bit slower (1000 vs 1200 MHz). The graphics processors in both cases are suitable only for the lightest games.

In the same Ahtlon lineup, AMD also offers the Athlon Silver 3050U, which is a slower variant.

AMD Athlon Gold 3150U CPU Benchmark

AMD Athlon Gold 3150U Benchmark

Note: Performance and benchmark scores of the AMD Athlon Gold 3150U may vary depending on the notebook's other components, settings, cooling, and other factors. However, benchmark results are good indicators of its performance in comparison to other chips.

Specifications of the AMD Athlon Gold 3150U

Here's the specs sheet of the AMD Athlon Gold 3150U:

Processor Name AMD Athlon Gold 3150U
CPU Family AMD Athlon "Raven Ridge"
Number of Cores Dual-core / 2 computing threads per core
CPU Clock Speed 2.4 - 3.3 GHz
Cache Size 5MB
Memory Support DDR4 (2400 MHz max. speed)
Integrated Graphics AMD Radeon Graphics
Power Consumption 15W
Production Technology 12-nanometer
Typical Use Affordable laptops & 2-in-1 PCs

Mainstream laptops & 2-in-1 PCs
Notable Technologies Virtualization (allows the processor to run multiple virtual platforms)
Year of Release 2020

Written by Dan on September 12, 2020

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