Out of the Box Synthetic Gaming Performance: UNIGINE and 3DMark
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.
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- Page 1 [Introduction, Specifications, and Pricing]
- Page 2 [The CPUs and Coolers]
- Page 3 [Test Setup]
- Page 4 [Out of the Box Performance: CINEBENCH, wPrime, and AIDA64]
- Page 5 [Perf: Handbrake Video Transcoding, ScienceMark and SuperPI]
- Page 6 [Synthetic Gaming Performance: UNIGINE and 3DMark]
- Page 7 [Gaming Performance: Tomb Raider, GTA:V & More ]
- Page 8 [Overclocking and Power Consumption]
- Page 9 [What's Hot, What's Not & Final Thoughts]