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AMD Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G Review (Page 6)

By Steven Bassiri from Feb 12, 2018 @ 8:00 CST
TweakTown Rating: 94%Manufacturer: AMD

Out of the Box Synthetic Gaming Performance: UNIGINE and 3DMark

3DMark Fire Strike

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3DMark CloudGate

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UNIGINE 4.0 720P

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UNIGINE 4.0 1080P

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Synthetic graphics benchmarks are very interesting, but perhaps not for the reason you might be thinking. We know that the GPU and CPU within the new APUs share power, synergistic power rail sharing is going on and it favors real-world scenarios over synthetic ones. We can see that when we add the GT 1030 to the 2400G, the Physics score (which represents the CPU) shoots up 20% since the power is now being given to the 2400G's CPU instead of being shared.

The GPU score only goes up slightly when using the GT 1030, and, to us, that means during gaming scenarios the GPU is getting most of the power, which makes sense. The Intel UHD graphics don't really stand a chance against Vega based architecture, but Iris Pro is doing much better than Intel's UHD.

Unigine shows us the slight difference between the 2400G and 2200G when it comes to their GPU parts. What's interesting to note is how close the 2400G and i7-8400 are in these tests, so we will keep that in mind with real games to see if the results are the same.

PRICING: You can find the product discussed for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing, but can change at any time. Click the link below to see real-time pricing for the best deal:

USUnited States: The AMD Ryzen 3 2200G Processor with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics retails for $79.97 at Amazon.com

UKUnited Kingdom: The AMD Ryzen 3 2200G Processor with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics - Wraith Stealth Cooler - YD2200C5FBBOX retails for £73.77 at Amazon.co.uk

CACanada: The AMD Ryzen 3 2200G and Ryzen 5 2400G retails for $109.98 CAD at Amazon.ca

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