Crypto mining craze boosted the prices of GPU to the clouds over the last year and does not seems to get down real soon. But its now came down at some point, it’s a little comfort for those who are in need of a new pc. When prices are not matching in your budget and you want to avoid buying an expensive graphics card, Ryzen 5 2400G is the right option for you.
AMD Ryzen™ 5 2400G with Radeon™ RX Vega 11 Graphics
|# of CPU Cores||4||# of Threads||8|
|# of GPU Cores||11||Base Clock||3.6GHz|
|Max Boost Clock||3.9GHz||PCI Express Version||PCIe 3.0 x8|
|Default TDP / TDP||65W||Max System Memory Speed||2933MHz|
|System Memory Type||DDR4||Unlocked||Yes|
|Graphics Frequency||1250 MHz||Graphics Model||Radeon™ RX Vega 11 Graphics|
Over the last few years, top tech companies are trying to provide an all-in-one solution in budget pc build. Joining a CPU and GPU together caught the low-priced market quickly. AMD is giving the all-in-one solution with this flagship Ryzen 5 2400G with 4 cores/8 threads and 11 Radeon Vega Compute Units at around $169 price. Check the latest price of Ryzen 2400G.
This Raven Ridge family member hit the market just in time, as the GPU shortage ever as cryptocurrency miners snatch up graphics card in bulk to fuel their mining. According to AMD, this APU can handle modern ‘AAA’ title games in 1080p with medium and low settings. That’s a good news for those gamers who think to a GPU later but want to start something new.
Here is a benchmark from Asus Realbench, Ryzen G series is actually pulling off some better results. Ignore the OpenGL results because they always prefer discrete graphics cards. And here is the good thing, that you can just plug into any existing Ryzen compatible motherboard with almost a BIOS update.
In terms of overclocking Ryzen does not have a great result. 2400G chipset and 2200G chipset only managed to overclock up to 3.85 GHz. Its good for 2200G, but unimpressive for 2400G, because overclocking frequency is actually lower than the boost frequency of 3.9 GHz. Check Ryzen 3 1200 latest price.
Thermal temperature is usually higher than normal for Ryzen due to higher default voltages and probably lesser thermal compound. You can check here Ryzen 5 1600X latest price.
Now, a lot of people go out and buy a CPU with an integrated graphics card with the intention of using it temporarily. Ryzen 5 2400G is value for money for those who want 1080p gaming with a low-end budget. Its actually get better when you pair this APU with an external graphics card. Intel i5-8400 is your alternative budget friendly CPU at the mid-range price. Both give a neck to neck performance with a discrete graphics card like GTX 1050ti or higher.