AMD Athlon 200GE vs. Intel Pentium Gold G5400

In the course of our reviews, when we get a chance to get hands on with random processors, we run our test suite and add the data to our database. Sometimes that doesn’t materialize directly into a review, but at least we have the data. Two very similar CPUs have come across my desk recently: AMD’s dual core Athlon 200GE, and Intel’s Pentium G5400. Both chips round to the $60 mark, have some form of integrated graphics, and are aimed at budget systems.

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AMD Athlon 200GE

The Athlon 200GE is a solid value, given its price point. But there are obvious trade-offs you’ll have to accept after buying such an inexpensive CPU. Its biggest shortcomings are apparent in lightly-threaded workloads. Fortunately, unofficial overclocking, currently enabled on a handful of motherboards, helps improve the 200GE’s benchmark results.

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