AMD Ryzen 5 3400G
|Processor cores||Quad-Core (4)||Hexa-Core (6)||Hexa-Core (6)||Hexa-Core (6)||Octa-Core (8)|
|Socket (CPU)||AM4 (3rd gen AMD)||AM4 (2nd gen AMD)||AM4 (2nd gen AMD)||1151 (8th + 9th gen Intel)||AM4 (2nd gen AMD)|
The AMD Ryzen 5 3400G has an AM4 socket and only works with 500-series chipsets (X570 for example). Make sure your motherboard has the correct socket and chipset, otherwise your processor will not work.
The AMD Ryzen 5 3400G is a middle-class processor from AMD's newest Ryzen 3000 series. The Ryzen 5 3400G has 4 cores and 8 threads, making hyperthreading possible. This gives you a clock speed of 3.7 GHz and a turbo clock of 4.2 GHz. This CPU has a low power consumption, namely a TDP of only 65W. This means you have less chance of overheating. The 3400G has a 2 MB L2 cache and a 4 MB L3 cache, in which you temporarily store frequently used instructions. This makes programs load faster. The memory controller supports DDR4 RAM with a maximum memory speed of 2933 MHz. The 3400G has a built-in Radeon RX Vega 11 gpu, which you can use to watch a movie. You need a separate video card for gaming.