AMD Athlon 200GE Power Consumption at Full Load

Budget-low-power Desktop processor released in 2018 with 2 cores and 4 threads. With base clock at 3.2GHz, max speed at 3.2GHz, and a 35W power rating. Athlon 200GE is based on the Raven Ridge 14nm family and part of the Athlon series.
Price 98%
Speed 43%
Productivity 29%
Gaming 68%

AMD Athlon 200GE Power Benchmarks

Processor manufacturers usually release two power consumption numbers for a CPU: typical thermal power, which is measured under normal load. (for instance, AMD's Average CPU power) maximum thermal power, which is measured under a worst-case load For example, the Pentium 4 2.8 GHz has 68.4 W typical thermal power and 85 W maximum thermal power. When the CPU is idle, it will draw far less than the typical thermal power. Datasheets normally contain the thermal design power (TDP), which is the maximum amount of heat generated by the CPU, which the cooling system in a computer is required to dissipate. Both Intel and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) have defined TDP as the maximum heat generation for thermally significant periods, while running worst-case non-synthetic workloads; thus, TDP is not reflecting the actual maximum power of the processor. This ensures the computer will be able to handle essentially all applications without exceeding its thermal envelope, or requiring a cooling system for the maximum theoretical power (which would cost more but in favor of extra headroom for processing power). In many applications, the CPU and other components are idle much of the time, so idle power contributes significantly to overall system power usage. When the CPU uses power management features to reduce energy use, other components, such as the motherboard and chipset, take up a larger proportion of the computer's energy. In applications where the computer is often heavily loaded, such as scientific computing, performance per watt (how much computing the CPU does per unit of energy) becomes more significant.

AMD Athlon 200GE Power Consumption

Power Consumption at Full Load
Athlon 200GE Power Consumption at Full Load Performance

The Athlon 200GE sits between Celeron G3950 and Ryzen 3 2200G. It is 14.7% lower than the Celeron G3950 while being 11.8% higher than the Ryzen 3 2200G. The Athlon 200GE's performance earns it the 2nd place. Overall, the Athlon 200GE is a very good performer with its 2-cores and 4-threads in this benchmark.

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Critics Reviews

The Athlon 200GE is a natural fit for entry-level Socket AM4 motherboards with the A320 chipset. These sell for as little as $50, and they offer the flexibility to upgrade to a faster Ryzen CPU in ...
AMD announced the Athlon 200GE at $55, but due to the laws of supply and demand, it was $59.66 on Amazon at this writing. Even so, the Athlon is a first-class choice for any PC builder with a thin ...
AMD announced the Athlon 200GE at $55, but due to the laws of supply and demand, it was $59.66 on Amazon at this writing. Even so, the Athlon is a first-class choice for any PC builder with a thin ...
AMD Athlon 200GE is the new AMD APU that we present today in our review, a model that has Zen CPU cores and a powerful Radeon Vega 3 GPU integrated at a really good price, an ideal complement to this sector to accompany the powerful desktop APU Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G or the models integrated in laptops like the Ryzen 5 2500U that we saw in our reviews.
The Athlon 200GE is a dual-core though, but before your shrek louder than the coil whine of a cheap graphics card, consider the price, this is a $55 processor.