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AMD Ryzen 5 3400G vs Ryzen 5 2600

We compared two desktop CPUs: the 3.7 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 3400G with 4-cores against the 3.4 GHz Ryzen 5 2600 with 6-cores. On this page, you'll find out which processor has better performance in benchmarks, games and other useful information.

Review

General overview and comparison of the processors
Single-Core Performance
Performance in single-threaded apps and benchmarks
Performance
Measure performance when all cores are involved
Power Efficiency
The efficiency score of electricity consumption
NanoReview Final Score
Generic CPU rating

Key Differences

What are the key differences between 2600 and 3400G
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
  • Newer - released 10-months later
  • Includes an integrated GPU Radeon RX Vega 11
  • 8% higher Turbo Boost frequency (4.2 GHz vs 3.9 GHz)
Advantages of AMD Ryzen 5 2600
  • Has 12 MB larger L3 cache size
  • Has 2 more physical cores

Benchmarks

Comparing the performance of CPUs in benchmarks
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
6997
Passmark CPU (Single-Core)
2353
Passmark CPU (Multi-Core)
13089
Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
5470

Specifications

Full technical specification of AMD Ryzen 5 3400G and Ryzen 5 2600

General

Vendor AMD AMD
Released July 7, 2019 September 11, 2018
Launch price 149 USD 199 USD
Type Desktop Desktop
instruction set x86-64 x86-64
Codename Zen+ Zen+
Socket AM4 AM4
Integrated GPU Radeon RX Vega 11 No

Performance

Cores 4 6
Threads 8 12
Base Frequency 3.7 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 4.2 GHz 3.9 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 37x 34x
L1 Cache 96K (per core) 96K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core) 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 4MB (shared) 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes Yes

Power

Transistors 4.9 billions 4.8 billions
Fabrication process 12 nm 12 nm
TDP 45-65 W 65 W
Max. temperature 95°C 95°C

iGPU

Integrated Graphics Radeon RX Vega 11 -
GPU Base Clock 300 MHz -
GPU Boost Clock 1240 MHz -
Shading Units 704 -
TMUs 44 -
ROPs 8 -
Execution Units 11 -
TGP 65 W -
Max. Resolution 3840x2160 - 60 Hz -
iGPU FLOPS
1.746 TFLOPS

Memory support

Memory types DDR4-2933 DDR4-2933
Memory Size 64 GB 64 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2 2
Max. Memory Bandwidth 43.71 GB/s 43.71 GB/s
ECC Support Yes Yes

Misc

Official site AMD Ryzen 5 3400G official page AMD Ryzen 5 2600 official page
PCI Express Version 3.0 3.0
PCI Express Lanes 8 20

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Comments

So which CPU will you choose: AMD Ryzen 5 2600 or Ryzen 5 3400G?