AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 Zen2 Processors Announced

AMD introduced Ryzen Embedded V1000 processors combining Zen cores and Radeon Vega 3/8 GPU in 2018, and the processors are found in several embedded products including 4K digital signage players, single board computers, computers-on-module, mini PCs, and more.

The company has now unveiled an updated family with AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 SoC’s with up to 8 Zen2 cores, 16 threads, 4MB L2 cache, 8MB L3 cache, DDR4/LPDDR4X memory support, and a TDP range between 10W to 54W depending on the model.

AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000

Four Ryzen Embedded V2000 SKUs have been leaked so far:

  • AMD Ryzen Embedded V2516 hexa-core/12-thread processor @ 2.1 GHz / 3.95 GHz (Turbo) with 3MB L2 cache, 6 CUs Radeon RX Vega 6 GPU @ 1.5 GHz; TDP: 10-25 W
  • AMD Ryzen Embedded V2546 hexa-core/12-thread processor @ 3.0 GHz / 3.95 GHz (turbo) with 3 MB L2 cache, 6 CUs Radeon RX Vega 6 GPU @ 1.5 GHz; TDP: 35-54 W
  • AMD Ryzen Embedded V2718 octa-core/16-thread processor @ 1.7 GHz / 4.15 GHz (Turbo) with 4MB L2 cache, 7CUs Radeon RX Vega 7 GPU @ 1.6 GHz; TDP: 10-25 W
  • AMD Ryzen Embedded V2748 octa-core/16-thread processor @ 2.9 GHz / 4.15 GHz (Turbo) with 4MB L2 cache, 7CUs Radeon RX Vega 7 GPU @ 1.6 GHz; TDP: 35-54 W

The main differences between the 10-25W and 35-54W processor appear to be the base frequency. Some of the peripherals and I/Os found in Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors include:

  • Memory I/F – Dual-channel DDR4 or quad-channel LPDDR4
  • Storage – SATA / SATA Express / NVMe
  • Networking – 2x GbE MAC
  • USB – 4x USB 3.1 Gen2 and  4x USB 2.0
  • PCIe – Up to 20x PCIe Gen3 (8+4+4+4)
  • Low speed I/Os – LPC, UART, I2C, SMBus, SPI/eSPI, I2S, GPIO

One thing that has changed since the August leak is that all four processors will apparently become available in Q4 2020 (December), instead of some of the parts launching in Q4 2020, while others being expected for Q1 2021. Check out the product page for additional details.

Via NotebookCheck

[Update: Originally posted on August 25 with information from a very accurate leak, and updated with the official announcement on November 10, 2020]

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Nd D
Nd D
9 months ago

This is a good news.

nobitakun
nobitakun
9 months ago

Damnit, I got so excited with the news and after reading the article I got pissed off. Why not 2c/4t or 4c/4t processor with ultra low tdp? (6-10W). There is a big lacking in that range, so I hope the next news about embedded AMD CPU’s are those :).

Anonymous
Anonymous
9 months ago

Use one of the Zen+ chips. Or wait for Van Gogh in a few months (Zen 2 + RDNA2 down to 8.5 Watts).

xnc-hardware
xnc-hardware
6 months ago

What? The 3015e/3020e/3050e announced half a year ago and still nowhere to be found?
If AMD announce something in 2021, it will be available in 2022

nobitakun
nobitakun
6 months ago

I recently acquired a laptop with 3050U for 242€, 4GB and 128GB SSD and I’m very very satisfied for the performance. It’s really a good option for a media player mini PC, I wonder why they don’t make them…

TKO
9 months ago

What exactly differentiates these from the U-series mobile chips?

xnc-hardware
xnc-hardware
6 months ago

Exactly, looking at the specs without the names you can’t tell.
AMD can just declare some chip Long term support.
Because that’s the only thing that makes these embedded.
Of course I don’t know industrial but AMD/Intel are giving low-end PC to ARM.

domih
domih
9 months ago

If the AMD sales policies for the V2000 series are the same as the V1000 ones, you won’t see many consumer SBC with these chips. So if you want to play with one of these, you’ll have to go with $500 to $1000++ industrial boards.

Domih
Domih
5 months ago

The Bolt is a 5-legged sheep 🙂

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