AMD RX-216GD processor review

RX-216GD processor released by AMD; release date: 21 October 2015. The processor is designed for embedded-computers and based on Merlin Falcon microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 2, threads - 2. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3000 MHz. Manufacturing process technology - 28 nm. Cache size: L1 - 160 KB, L2 - 1 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR3-1600, DDR4-1600.

Supported socket types: BGA (FP4). Power consumption (TDP): 15 Watt.

The processor has integrated graphics Radeon R5 series.


GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
9047 Frames
745 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
9047.000 Fps
745.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
7128 Frames
430 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
7128.000 Fps
430.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
15492 Frames
1121 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
15492.000 Fps
1121.000 Fps
Name Value
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 745 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 745.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 430 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 430.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 1121 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 1121.000 Fps

Integrated graphics – AMD Radeon R5 Graphics

Technical info

Boost clock speed 800 MHz
Core clock speed 200 MHz
Floating-point performance 388.1 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm
Pipelines 256
Texture fill rate 12.13 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt
Transistor count 2,410 million

Games performance

Counter-Strike: GO (2012)

Low, 1024x76839.20
Medium, 1366x76828.50
High, 1366x76825.00

Dirt Rally 2.0 (2019)

Low, 1280x72030.90
Medium, 1920x10809.90

Metro Exodus (2019)

Low, 1280x7208.40
Medium, 1920x10804.30

Far Cry New Dawn (2019)

Low, 1280x7206.00
Medium, 1920x10802.00

Apex Legends (2019)

Low, 1280x72015.40
Medium, 1920x10807.00

Just Cause 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x72012.30
Medium, 1920x10807.00

Darksiders III (2018)

Low, 1280x72022.50
Medium, 1920x108011.80

Farming Simulator 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x72039.00
Medium, 1920x108014.00

Hitman 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x7207.40
Medium, 1920x10803.50

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

Low, 1280x72010.00
Medium, 1920x10804.00

Forza Horizon 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x72013.00
Medium, 1920x10805.00

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Low, 1280x72013.00
Medium, 1920x10804.00

F1 2018 (2018)

Low, 1280x72012.00
Medium, 1920x108012.00

Monster Hunter World (2018)

Low, 1280x7204.00
Medium, 1920x10801.00

Far Cry 5 (2018)

Low, 1280x7204.00
Medium, 1920x10801.00

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Low, 1280x72013.70
Medium, 1920x10809.40

Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)

Low, 1280x7207.50
Medium, 1920x10803.00

Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018)

Low, 1280x7208.10
Medium, 1920x10804.30

Fortnite (2018)

Low, 1280x72028.00
Medium, 1920x10807.00

Destiny 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x72010.00

ELEX (2017)

Low, 1280x7206.00

The Evil Within 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x7206.00

Middle-earth: Shadow of War (2017)

Low, 1280x7208.00

FIFA 18 (2017)

Low, 1280x72042.60
Medium, 1920x108019.40

Ark Survival Evolved (2017)

Low, 1280x72015.00
Medium, 1920x10806.20

F1 2017 (2017)

Low, 1280x72018.00
Medium, 1920x108013.00
High, 1920x108010.00

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)

Low, 1280x72012.10

Team Fortress 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x72035.20
Medium, 1366x76832.80

Dirt 4 (2017)

Low, 1280x72032.80

Rocket League (2017)

Low, 1280x72044.60
Medium, 1920x108022.75
High, 1920x108016.30

Prey (2017)

Low, 1280x72021.50

Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)

Low, 1280x72012.20

Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)

Low, 1280x72010.90
Medium, 1920x10805.20

For Honor (2017)

Low, 1280x72019.90
Medium, 1920x10807.30

Resident Evil 7 (2017)

Low, 1280x72028.60
Medium, 1920x108013.20

Farming Simulator 17 (2016)

Low, 1280x72053.40
Medium, 1366x76836.10

Civilization VI (2016)

Low, 1024x76829.40
Medium, 1366x76812.10

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x72030.40
Medium, 1366x76824.60

Ashes of the Singularity (2016)

Low, 1280x7687.00

Hitman 2016 (2016)

Low, 1280x7204.00
Medium, 1366x7682.00

The Division (2016)

Low, 1280x72018.20
Medium, 1366x76811.30

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x76817.03
Medium, 1366x76810.70

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x76826.90
Medium, 1366x76821.60

World of Warships (2015)

Low, 1366x76837.70
Medium, 1366x76828.80

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x72034.15
Medium, 1366x76821.20

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x7689.00

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x76859.70
Medium, 1366x76822.00

Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014)

Low, 1024x76819.30
Medium, 1366x76814.80

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (2014)

Low, 1024x76812.00

Alien: Isolation (2014)

Low, 1024x76824.15
Medium, 1366x76815.60

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

Low, 1280x72019.15
Medium, 1344x75612.40

Sims 4 (2014)

Low, 1024x768111.90
Medium, 1366x76834.30

Wolfenstein: The New Order (2014)

Low, 1280x72017.40
Medium, 1280x72013.90

Thief (2014)

Low, 1024x7689.90
Medium, 1366x7686.80
High, 1366x7685.70

X-Plane 10.25 (2013)

Low, 1024x76827.65
Medium, 1366x76815.45
High, 1366x7687.75

Battlefield 4 (2013)

Low, 1024x76816.50
Medium, 1366x76812.00
High, 1366x7689.20

Total War: Rome II (2013)

Low, 1024x76827.00
Medium, 1366x76820.30
High, 1366x76817.10

Company of Heroes 2 (2013)

Low, 1024x76813.00
Medium, 1366x76810.00
High, 1366x7685.00

Metro: Last Light (2013)

Low, 1024x76813.95
Medium, 1366x76810.60
High, 1366x7686.45

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x72040.12
Medium, 1366x76823.32
High, 1366x76818.60
Ultra, 1920x10803.75

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013)

Low, 1024x76875.30
Medium, 1366x76828.30
High, 1366x76817.60

Tomb Raider (2013)

Low, 1024x76846.53
Medium, 1366x76824.40
High, 1366x76817.47

Diablo III (2012)

Low, 1024x76850.70
Medium, 1366x76834.55
High, 1366x76827.70

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)

Low, 1280x72030.05
Medium, 1366x76820.35
High, 1366x76814.15

Deus Ex Human Revolution (2011)

Low, 1024x76852.65
High, 1366x76825.65

StarCraft 2 (2010)

Low, 1024x76881.40
Medium, 1360x76824.30
High, 1360x76818.60
Ultra, 1920x108012.40

World of Warcraft (2005)

Low, 800x60082.60
Medium, 1024x76843.70

Specifications (specs)


Architecture codename Merlin Falcon
Family AMD R-Series
Launch date 21 October 2015
Place in performance rating 2105
Processor Number RX-216GD
Vertical segment Embedded


64 bit support
Base frequency 1600 MHz
Die size 1073 mm2
L1 cache 160 KB
L2 cache 1 MB
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm
Maximum frequency 3000 MHz
Number of cores 2
Number of threads 2


ECC memory support
Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
Supported memory types DDR3-1600, DDR4-1600


Graphics base frequency 800 MHz
Number of pipelines 256
Processor graphics Radeon R5 series
Unified Video Decoder (UVD)
Video Codec Engine (VCE)

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.4


Configurable TDP 12-15 Watt
Package Size micro-BGA
Sockets supported BGA (FP4)
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt


PCI Express revision 3.0
USB revision 3.0

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)
Fused Multiply-Add 3 (FMA3)
Fused Multiply-Add 4 (FMA4)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2)
Intel® AES New Instructions


AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)