High-performance, low-power System-on-Chip (SoC) design, featured with error-correction code (ECC) memory support, dual and quad-core variants, integrated discrete-class GPU, and I/O controller

Overview

  • Superior performance-per-watt in the low power x86 microprocessor class of products when running multiple industry-standard benchmarks1
  • Exceptional HD multimedia experience
  • Heterogeneous computing platform for parallel processing
  • Small-footprint, ECC-capable SoC sets the new foundation for a power-efficient platform for content-rich multimedia and workload processing that is well suited for embedded applications.
AMD Embedded G-Series 2nd Generation SoC

Enabling Low-Power Innovative Small Form Factor Designs

The AMD G-Series SOC is a small-footprint and low-power solution that reduces overall system costs.

Superior Performance Per Watt

The AMD Embedded G-Series SOC platform delivers an exceptionally high-definition visual experience and the ability to take advantage of heterogeneous computing while maintaining a low-power design.

Optimizing Business Value

The AMD Embedded G-Series SOC platform brings performance and efficiency with desirable features, delivering lower system cost and higher ROI.

  • Supporting ECC memory and providing a dedicated Platform Security Processor (PSP) compatible with ARM® TrustZone, AMD G-Series SOC platforms will help to penetrate markets previously inaccessible to x86 products in these power envelopes, at this price point.
  • Multiple performance levels offer upgrade paths to protect software and hardware ecosystem costs.
  • AMD’s commitment to long-term availability and support (5-10 years) maximizes ROI.7

Applications

Embedded G Series Kiosk

The AMD G-Series SoC platform is well suited for low-power and high-performance designs in a broad range of markets, including:

Footnotes
  1. The low-power x86 microprocessor class includes: GX-420CA @ 25W TDP (scored 19); GX-415GA @ 15W (25), GX-217GA @ 15W (17), GX-210HA @ 9W (20), G-T56N @ 18W (12), G-T52R @ 18W (7), G-T40N @9W (14), G-T16R @ 4.5W (19), Intel Atom N270 @ 2.5W (20), Intel Atom D525 @ 13W (9), Intel Atom D2700 @ 10W (12) & Intel Celeron G440 @ 35W (5). Performance score based on an average of scores from the following benchmarks: Sandra Engineering 2011 Dhrystone ALU, Sandra Engineering 2011 Whetstone iSSE3, 3DMark® 06 (1280 x 1024), PassMark Performance Test 7.0 2D Graphics Mark, and EEMBC CoreMark Multi-thread. All systems running Windows® 7 Ultimate for Sandra Engineering, 3DMark® 06 and PassMark. All systems running Ubuntu version 11.10 for EEMBC CoreMark. All configurations used DirectX 11.0. AMD G-Series APU system configurations used iBase MI958 motherboards with 4GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. All AMD G-Series SOC systems used AMD "Larne" Reference Design Board with 4GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. Intel Atom D2700 was tested with Jetway NC9KDL-2700 motherboard, 4GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. Intel Celeron system configuration used MSI H61M-P23 motherboard with 4GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. Intel Atom N270 system configuration used MSI MS-9830 motherboard with maximum supported configuration of 1GB DDR2 (per http://download.intel.com/design/intarch/manuals/320436.pdf,) and Intel GM945 Intel Atom D525 used MSI MS-A923 motherboard with platform integrated 1GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. 2 AMD GX-415GA scored 209, AMD G-T56N scored 98, and Intel Atom D525 scored 93, based on an average of Sandra Engineering 2011 Dhyrstone, Sandra Engineering 2011 Whetstone and EEMBC CoreMark Multi-thread benchmark results. AMD G-T56N system configuration used iBase MI958 motherboard with 4GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. AMD GX-415GA system configuration used AMD "Larne" Reference Design Board with 4GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. Intel Atom D525 system configuration used MSI MS-A923 motherboard with platform integrated 1GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. All systems running Windows® 7 Ultimate for Sandra Engineering and Ubuntu version 11.10 for EEMBC CoreMark. 3 OpenCL 1.2 currently supported in the following operating systems: Microsoft Windows 7; Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7; Microsoft Windows 8; Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 8; Linux(Catalyst drivers). OpenGL 4.2 currently supported in the following operating systems: Microsoft Windows 7; Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 7; Microsoft Windows 8; Microsoft Windows Embedded Standard 8; Linux (Catalyst drivers). Ongoing support options TBA. 4 AMD GX-415GA scored 864, AMD G-T56N scored 724, and Intel Atom D525 scored 162, based on an average of 3DMark® 06 1280x1024 and PassMark Performance Test 7.0 2D Graphics Suite benchmark results. AMD G-T56N system configuration used iBase MI958 motherboard with 4GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. AMD GX- 415GA system configuration used AMD "Larne" Reference Design Board with 4GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. Intel Atom D525 system configuration used MSI MS-A923 motherboard with platform integrated 1GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. All systems running Windows® 7 Ultimate with DirectX 11.0. 5 AMD GX-415GA scored 369, AMD G-T56N scored 218, and Intel Atom D525 scored 116, based on an average of Sandra Engineering 2011 Dhrystone ALU, Sandra Engineering 2011 Whetstone iSSE3, 3DMark® 06 (1280 x 1024), PassMark Performance Test 7.0 2D Graphics Mark, and EEMBC CoreMark Multi-thread. AMD G-T56N system configuration used iBase MI958 motherboard with 4GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. AMD GX-415GA system configuration used AMD "Larne" Reference Design Board with 4GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. Intel Atom D525 system configuration used MSI MSA923 motherboard with platform integrated 1GB DDR3 and integrated graphics. All systems running Windows® 7 Ultimate for Sandra Engineering, 3DMark® 06 and PassMark. All systems running Ubuntu version 11.10 for EEMBC CoreMark. All configurations used DirectX 11.0. 6 AMD G-Series SOC FT3 BGA package dimension 24.5mm x 24.5mm = 600.25 mm2 SOC; AMD G-Series APU FT1 and Controller Hub two-chip platform: 19mm x 19mm + 23mm x 23mm = 890 mm2; 33% improvement 7 5-year, 7-year, and 10-year support offered, depending upon the AMD product. Please contact your AMD representative for more details. 8 Performance comparison is based on the EEMBC CoreMark v1.0 benchmark. The kit price of GX-416RA is $25, and the kit price of Celeron 1037U is $25. The performance delta of 34% was calculated based on GX-416RA’s CoreMark score of 24699 and Celeron 1037U’s CoreMark score of 18461. The performance-per-$ delta of 34% was calculated based on the GX-416RA’s performance-per-$ ratio of 987.96 and 1037U’s performance-per-$ ratio of 738.44. The AMD Steppe Eagle GX-416RA used an AMD Larne development board with 4GB DDR3-1600 memory and 80GB Hitachi HDD. The Intel Celeron 1037U used a Toshiba Satellite C55-A5220 motherboard with 8GB DDR3-1600 memory and 256GB Sandisk HDD. Both systems ran Ubuntu Linux 11.1. EMB-105