AMD Athlon Silver 3050C vs Samsung Exynos 5422

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AMD Athlon Silver 3050C CPU1 vs CPU2 Samsung Exynos 5422
AMD Athlon Silver 3050C Samsung Exynos 5422

CPU comparison

AMD Athlon Silver 3050C or Samsung Exynos 5422 - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD Athlon Silver 3050C has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.20 GHz. Up to 32 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Athlon Silver 3050C was released in Q3/2020.

The Samsung Exynos 5422 has 8 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.10 GHz. The CPU supports up to GB of memory in 0 memory channels. The Samsung Exynos 5422 was released in Q1/2014.
AMD Athlon (29) Family Samsung Exynos (47)
AMD Athlon Silver 3000 (3) CPU group Samsung Exynos 5260/5410/5420/5422/5800 (5)
4 Generation 3
Dali (Zen) Architecture Cortex-A15 / Cortex-A7
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Athlon Silver 3050C has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Athlon Silver 3050C is 2.30 GHz (3.20 GHz) while the Samsung Exynos 5422 has 8 CPU cores and 8 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Samsung Exynos 5422 is at 2.10 GHz.

AMD Athlon Silver 3050C Characteristic Samsung Exynos 5422
2 Cores 8
4 Threads 8
normal Core architecture hybrid (big.LITTLE)
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
2.30 GHz (3.20 GHz) A-Core 2.10 GHz
4x Cortex-A15
-- B-Core 1.40 GHz
4x Cortex-A7

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD Athlon Silver 3050C Characteristic Samsung Exynos 5422
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The AMD Athlon Silver 3050C or Samsung Exynos 5422 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 (Raven Ridge) GPU ARM Mali-T628 MP6
1.10 GHz GPU frequency 0.53 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) --
8 GPU Generation Midgard 2
14 nm Technology 32nm
3 Max. displays 1
3 Compute units 6
192 Shader 96
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory --
12 DirectX Version 11

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 (Raven Ridge) GPU ARM Mali-T628 MP6
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC No
Decode Codec VC-1 No
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Athlon Silver 3050C can use up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 38.4 GB/s. The Samsung Exynos 5422 supports up to GB of memory in 0 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to --.

AMD Athlon Silver 3050C Characteristic Samsung Exynos 5422
DDR4-2400 Memory LPDDR3e-933
32 GB Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 0
38.4 GB/s Max. Bandwidth --
Yes ECC No
1.00 MB L2 Cache 2.50 MB
4.00 MB L3 Cache --
3.0 PCIe version --
8 PCIe lanes --
7.9 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the AMD Athlon Silver 3050C is 15 W, while the Samsung Exynos 5422 has a TDP of --. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

AMD Athlon Silver 3050C Characteristic Samsung Exynos 5422
15 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) --
-- TDP (PL2) --
25 W TDP up --
12 W TDP down --
95 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The AMD Athlon Silver 3050C is manufactured in 14 nm and has 5.00 MB cache. The Samsung Exynos 5422 is manufactured in 28 nm and has a 2.50 MB cache.

AMD Athlon Silver 3050C Characteristic Samsung Exynos 5422
14 nm Technology 28 nm
Unknown Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) Armv7-A (32 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3 ISA extensions --
FP5 Socket --
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization None
Yes AES-NI No
Operating systems Android
Q3/2020 Release date Q1/2014
-- Release price --
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD Athlon Silver 3050C AMD Athlon Silver 3050C
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.10 GHz
422 (100%)
Samsung Exynos 5422 Samsung Exynos 5422
ARM Mali-T628 MP6 @ 0.53 GHz
102 (24%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Athlon Silver 3050C AMD Athlon Silver 3050C
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
774 (100%)
Samsung Exynos 5422 Samsung Exynos 5422
8C 8T @ 2.10 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD Athlon Silver 3050C AMD Athlon Silver 3050C
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
1389 (100%)
Samsung Exynos 5422 Samsung Exynos 5422
8C 8T @ 2.10 GHz
0 (0%)

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