AMD Ryzen 5 2400G Review

Mid-range desktop processor released in 2018 with 4 cores and 8 threads. With base clock at 3.6GHz, max speed at 3.9GHz, and a 65W power rating. Ryzen 5 2400G is based on the Raven Ridge 14nm family and part of the Ryzen 5 series.
Price 73%
Speed 72%
Productivity 64%
Gaming 84%
Category Desktop
Target mid-range
Socket Compatibility AM4
Integrated Graphics Radeon Vega 11
Cooler Included Yes
Overclock Potential 2.5 %
Year 2018 Model
Price 169 USD
Number of Cores 4 Cores
Number of Threads 8 Threads
Core Frequency 3.6 GHz
Boost Frequency 3.9 GHz
Max Stable Overclock 4 GHz
Power Consumption 65 W
Manufacturing Process 14 nm
L3 Cache 4 MB
Maximum Supported Memory 64 GB
Price-Value Score 73 %
Speed Score 72 %
Productivity Score 64 %
Gaming Score 84 %
Max 1080p Bottleneck 39.7 %
Max 1440p Bottleneck 19.8 %
Max 4K Bottleneck 9.9 %
Overall Score 41/100

The Ryzen 5 2400G is one of AMD's mid-range Desktop processors. It was released in 2018 with 4 cores and 8 threads. With base clock at 3.6GHz, max speed at 3.9GHz, and a 65W power rating. The Ryzen 5 2400G is based on the Raven Ridge 14nm family and is part of the Ryzen 5 series.

Ryzen 5 2400G is also the successor of AMD's last gen Ryzen 5 1400 processor that was based on the Zen and 14nm process and was released in 2017.

Now, we're asking ourselves whether or not the AMD Ryzen 5 2400G finally dethrones the Core i5-8400 as the de facto ruler of the mainstream processors. Ultimately, it depends: the Ryzen 5 2400G doesn't reach the same single-core performance as Intel, but we're starting to see more games adopt multi-threaded CPUs, so that doesn't matter as much.

AMD's Zen series has landed, upping the ante with Intel in its high-stakes game for desktop PC market dominance with a well-rounded lineup of new chips that push mainstream platforms to higher core counts and more raw compute than we've ever seen. As a result, Intel's commanding presence in the enthusiast space is threatened in a way we haven't seen in over a decade.

As we've seen, gaming remains an advantage for Intel, so if squeezing out every last frame is all you care about, Intel's processors are a good choice. Much of that performance advantage will be less noticeable when gaming at higher resolutions, or if you pair the processors with a lesser graphics card.

Out of the box, the Ryzen 5 2400G is a better all-arounder than the Core i5-8400 and offers incrementally higher performance than its downstream counterpart. The bundled cooler reduces platform costs, and a wide array of motherboards offers plenty of choices for builders.

The AMD Ryzen 5 2400G was rolled out on Feb 2018 for $169, which puts it in the same general price range as the last-generation Ryzen 5 1400. This means that at least we're not seeing any considerable price jumps from generation to generation.

What this all means is that the AMD Ryzen 5 2400G is an absolute beast when it comes to multi-threaded workloads, especially at this price point. If you're counting on doing some video editing or compiling one hell of an Excel spreadsheet, you're going to see firsthand a performance boost with the Ryzen 5 2400G.

AMD has been having some trouble as of late which has made it even harder to compete with the incoming wave of Core i5 processors. That has forced the chip maker to be a little more creative and make do with their current product lines. Today we have the AMD Ryzen 5 2400G on hand, which in itself isn’t anything new. It’s basically a refreshed Ryzen 5 1400 with a clock speed boost. We say basically because it’s not a straight refresh however, there’s another change.

One of the nice things about the AMD Ryzen 5 2400G processors is that the retail boxed models come with a CPU cooler. So, you can pick something like the AMD Ryzen 5 2400G up for $169 and don’t need to spend any extra money on CPU cooling.

The AMD Ryzen 5 2400G retail boxed processor comes with the traditional ‘pancake’ CPU cooler. Nothing fancy, but it gets the job done on this processor which is rated at 65W TDP. You do not need to have an aftermarket cooling solution unless you want to.

Our look today at the AMD Ryzen 5 2400G showed that it is a very capable processor. A 4-core processor sounds like it would be really under-powered these days, but we were pleasantly surprised with a snappy and very capable system. Having just 4 cores had this processor coming in at the back of the pack for heavily threaded workloads, but it performed better than some of its more expensive siblings in lightly threaded workloads where it shined thanks to its high base clocks.

The AMD Ryzen 5 2400G seems to be a decent performing chip that is readily available for $169 at your favorite retailer. The main competition for this processor is the Core i5-8400 6-Core unlocked desktop processor with Intel UHD Graphics 630 graphics ($182 shipped).

By comparison, Intel’s current 6-core processor is the Core i5-8500, which runs for a significantly higher $202 price tag. Going back a generation to Kaby Lake-S doesn’t make 4-core processors that much cheaper either, with the ageing Intel Core i5-7500 running for $202.

Now the biggest question is can AMD’s Ryzen 5 processor play games? The answer is simply yes as it got a respectable gaming score of 84% in our benchmarks.

The Ryzen 5 2400G clocks up to 3.9Ghz just as it promises on the box, and with AMD’s software you can take one of the cores all the way up to 4GHz. However, don’t expect to get much beyond that without seriously upgrading your cooling solution and manually tweaking voltages behind the operating system level.

If you’ve been looking for an affordable, powerhouse CPU that both works and parties hard, this is it.

Fresh from a successful roll-out of mainstream Ryzen 5 CPUs, AMD's attack on Intel now extends down into the mid-range with its Ryzen 5 2400G processors, which the company is making available as of Feb 2018.

Like all other Raven Ridge chips, the Ryzen 5-series CPUs drop into any Socket AM4 motherboard. But most will find a home on boards equipped with the A320 chipset, which has provisions for overclocking and offers plenty of connectivity options. Unlike Intel, AMD plans to utilize its current socket until 2020, so upgrading to future models shouldn't require a new motherboard.

Which GPU to Pick for AMD Ryzen 5 2400G

Below is a comparison of all graphics cards average FPS performance (using an average of 80+ games at ultra quality settings), combined with the AMD Ryzen 5 2400G.

GPU Price Cost/Frame Avg 1080p Avg 1440p Avg 4K
NVIDIA TITAN RTX 24GB $2,499 $22 113.8 FPS
115.3 FPS
77.8 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11GB $1,299 $11.7 110.8 FPS
112.3 FPS
75.7 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8GB $699 $7 100.5 FPS
100.9 FPS
67.7 FPS
NVIDIA TITAN V 12GB $2,999 $31.1 96.3 FPS
97.7 FPS
67.2 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 8GB $699 $7.4 95 FPS
94.4 FPS
62.8 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB $759 $8.5 89 FPS
90 FPS
60.4 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8GB $499 $5.6 88.5 FPS
86.9 FPS
58.2 FPS
NVIDIA TITAN Xp 12GB $1,199 $13.7 87.3 FPS
86.9 FPS
59.6 FPS
AMD Radeon VII 16GB $699 $8 87.3 FPS
86.3 FPS
56.9 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB $399 $4.7 85 FPS
83.9 FPS
55.3 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8GB $499 $5.9 83.9 FPS
81.2 FPS
55.1 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER 8GB $400 $5 79.4 FPS
75.6 FPS
50.4 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5700 8GB $349 $4.5 77.9 FPS
77 FPS
50.7 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB $499 $6.6 75.6 FPS
73.6 FPS
48.6 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB $350 $4.7 74.7 FPS
69.5 FPS
45.5 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT 6GB $279 $3.8 73.5 FPS
72 FPS
47.3 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 295X2 4GB $1,499 $21.1 70.9 FPS
68 FPS
47.8 FPS
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB $499 $7.1 70.7 FPS
69.9 FPS
45.9 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 8GB $409 $5.8 70.1 FPS
68.2 FPS
44.8 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X 12GB $999 $14.7 68.1 FPS
65.5 FPS
43.1 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB $279 $4.2 66.7 FPS
64.9 FPS
42.6 FPS
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB $399 $6 66.3 FPS
65.3 FPS
42.9 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB $399 $6.2 64.5 FPS
62.2 FPS
40.6 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER 6GB $229 $3.6 62.8 FPS
61.2 FPS
40.3 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB $649 $10.9 59.3 FPS
57.4 FPS
37.7 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB $220 $3.7 59.2 FPS
57.6 FPS
37.8 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 590 8GB $279 $5 56.1 FPS
53 FPS
34.1 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 FURY X 4GB $649 $12 53.9 FPS
54.5 FPS
36.8 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 4GB $160 $3.1 51.5 FPS
50 FPS
32.8 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB 8GB $199 $3.9 51.1 FPS
48.2 FPS
30.9 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB $549 $10.8 50.9 FPS
48.7 FPS
32.2 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 580 8GB $229 $4.6 49.8 FPS
47 FPS
30 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 Nano 4GB $649 $13.2 49 FPS
48.7 FPS
32.7 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK 6GB $999 $21 47.5 FPS
45.1 FPS
31.1 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 FURY 4GB $549 $11.9 46.3 FPS
45.9 FPS
30.4 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB $254 $5.5 46.2 FPS
43.9 FPS
28.9 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB 4GB $169 $3.7 45.8 FPS
43.3 FPS
27.7 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 390X 8GB $429 $9.6 44.6 FPS
44 FPS
29.3 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB $170 $3.9 43.8 FPS
41.8 FPS
27.5 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4GB $329 $7.6 43.1 FPS
40.6 FPS
27.8 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB $400 $9.5 41.9 FPS
41 FPS
27.6 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 390 8GB $329 $7.9 41.6 FPS
40.2 FPS
25.2 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 570 4GB $169 $4.1 41.1 FPS
39.7 FPS
25.5 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB $149 $3.8 39.3 FPS
37.9 FPS
24.8 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 470 4GB $179 $4.9 36.6 FPS
35.6 FPS
23.3 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 380X 4GB $229 $7.4 30.8 FPS
29.6 FPS
19.8 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 285 2GB $249 $9 27.7 FPS
26.6 FPS
16.8 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 380 2GB $199 $7.2 27.5 FPS
26.4 FPS
16.8 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB $169 $6.2 27.1 FPS
26.1 FPS
17.1 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 280 3GB $279 $10.4 26.8 FPS
26 FPS
16.1 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2GB $199 $7.5 26.5 FPS
25.3 FPS
16.4 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 3GB $169 $7.3 23 FPS
22 FPS
14.2 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 560 4GB $99 $4.6 21.3 FPS
20.1 FPS
13 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 2GB $159 $7.6 20.9 FPS
19.7 FPS
13.2 FPS
AMD Radeon R7 370 2GB $149 $7.3 20.5 FPS
18.5 FPS
12.5 FPS
AMD Radeon R7 265 2GB $149 $7.3 20.4 FPS
17.9 FPS
12.1 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 460 4GB $140 $7.4 18.8 FPS
17.8 FPS
11.6 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB $149 $8.2 18.2 FPS
15.3 FPS
10.4 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 550 2GB $79 $5.3 14.9 FPS
14.2 FPS
9.1 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 2GB $79 $5.6 14.2 FPS
13.5 FPS
8.4 FPS

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The Ryzen 5 2400G is configured slightly differently from its main competitor, the Intel Core i5-8400.The Intel chip, which costs $180, has more cores (six), but a lower base clock speed (2.8GHz).
Last year, we thought the Ryzen 5 1400 was an amazing value for a quad-core, eight-thread processor, and now the $169 (£149, AU$269) AMD Ryzen 5 2400G is an even better deal.
The Ryzen 5 2400G is configured slightly differently from its main competitor, the Intel Core i5-8400.The Intel chip, which costs $180, has more cores (six), but a lower base clock speed (2.8GHz).
Is the Ryzen 5 ready to usher in a new generation of affordable desktop and gaming solutions? We certainly hope so. With 11 Vega cores vs the 8 Vega cores of the Ryzen 3, the Ryzen 5 2400G is ...
The Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G are AMD’s two new APUs (accelerated processing units). In other words, they’re CPUs but with a built-in graphics processor.
Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G are rated at 65W, just like Ryzen 5 1400 and Ryzen 3 1200. That means swapping out one CCX for a handful of Compute Units ends up being a wash for power.

Related Comments

CDDogg July 25, 2020
How Bad Is My Bottleneck?
So I recently upgraded my build with a new Zotac RTX 2070 Super mini... which is a HUGE jump from my previous GPU a GTX 1060 6GB.

My build now consists of:

Zotac RTX 2070 Super
32 GB DDR4 2400 MHz
SanDisk Ultra II 1TB SSD

and the item in question... a Ryzen 5 2400G OC'd to 3.9 GHz

I was wondering just how bad my CPU bottleneck is for this card. What CPU upgrades could I use in my ASRock AB350M Pro4 motherboard?

Or is the bottleneck not bad enough to warrant an upgrade at all?
madmatt30 January 01, 2013
What res and refresh rate are you playing at?

The 2400g 'can' hold back a 2070 super but if you're playing below a 75htz refresh rate and or 1440p+ resolutions it's not something I'd worry about.

Ryzen 3600 would be a good upgrade (board bios needs updating) but if your performance is acceptable to you I wouldn't worry.
thefxgamingrules July 22, 2020
High Ryzen Voltage
I am running a Ryzen 5 2400G on a Gigabyte B450m Gaming, BIOS version: F32.
I've recently noticed that my CPU runs on high voltages, even on idle.
Can someone tell me if this is normal or this is an issue?
*Everything is on stock, except memory. Voltage is on auto and clock ratio is at 32.
Idle voltage in BIOS- 1.38V.

HWiNFO Screenshots:
thefxgamingrules June 19, 2018
Nvm, apparently HWiNFO isn't giving correct readings. Got Ryzen Master and voltages seem normal.
Fukastu July 19, 2020
Reverse of expected bottleneck in CS:GO with 1070 and 2400G
I'm new, so apologies if this is the wrong place to post.

I have a GTX 1070 founders and Ryzen 5 2400G. I'd expect the CPU to be the bottleneck in that setup, but in CS:GO my GPU is at around 70% load while my processor is working significantly less hard. This would seem to be the opposite bottleneck that would be expected from my setup. I can usually get between 100-120fps (more than enough with a 60hz monitor) but there are occasional drops--with my luck, always at the worst possible moment

Is there any reason this might be the case?
sizzling October 18, 2006
Don’t monitor total cpu usage, measure each core/thread. I believe CSGO can only use 4 threads so you probably have 4 threads sitting at very low usage and 4 at very high/100%. This will make total usage look low while some threads are at max.
Jetster220 June 10, 2020
Trying to figure out if CPU causing internet connectivity issues
Ok, so bare with me on this.
I've got a Ryzen 2400g now that was in a HP desktop i bought, it's ran perfect for about two years. I had been running folding at home for roughly 3 months nonstop, one day, I put the pc to sleep, next day, I wake it up and suddenly it begins dropping wifi. I can restart the pc it works for about 60 seconds, then acts like it has no internet connection, still shows WiFi is connected, just no internet. Now i tried using a usb wifi adapter to see if it was my pcie card that went bad, same issue persisted. I tried a few more things, ended up completely reinstalling windows, nothing, same issue. So, I've now since replaced the entire motherboard, swapped the cpu, ram and hard drives over to a new case and did a fresh install of windows. Same issue is still persisting. I'm very positive it is not my router as I have 20 other wifi devices that have no issues at all but I do plan to connect via a Ethernet cable today to test that. So, not here's my question after all that, can this issue, somehow be caused by something in the cpu itself going bad? I'm just trying to get some confirmation on my theory before i drop money on a new cpu.
Jetster220 June 10, 2020
Ok, so I solved the problem. It turns out, that I actually had two bad wifi adapters, which both happened to be exhibiting the same symptoms, infuriating. I was able to get a Ethernet cable long enough to plug in and determine that worked fine, then borrowed another wifi adapter from someone to just give another go, and bam it worked. Nothing like having two separate components fail individually at the same time.
tthetutorial June 03, 2020
Is it possible for upgrading prebuilt pc
Hi, I currently have a hp pavilion 590-p0044 desktop, it is running a:
Ryzen 5 2400G
12gb of ddr4 2666 ram
Onboard graphics card
180W (china power supply)
2 hard drives of 500gb HDD
On a motherboard (sunflower??)

I am wondering could I move my prebuilt to a different case, change the PSU, and the motherboard.
I kinda want to keep the CPU and drives if that possible, also the rams.
boju July 07, 2008
As others have stated, drivers are attained from the manufacturers website support page for the particular part needing drivers. As said, Windows will install mostly generic drivers and get you running but to get the performance, you'll need the proper drivers.

So once you've assembled the components into the case and assured it's all running and have a display, can enter Bios etc. Plug in the USB stick configured by Windows Media Creation tool and set boot priority to USB and restart. USB boot can sometimes be automatic or a button need to be pressed to proceed.

Once in the install process, you'll want to do custom option and wipe the destination drive as explained in this video and also the guide here at Tom's. Make sure to back up your personal files / Steam games etc if you don't want to download them again. Other installed programs will have to be reinstalled afterwards.

See video. Custom install option starts from roughly 4:00.

After Windows is installed, depending which motherboard you get, google search the motherboard model and the website should popup. Head to the support page and look for drivers. The main drivers are usually Chipset, Sata, Audio and Lan. The APU driver you can get directly from AMD, just search Ryzen 5 2400G driver. Motherboard websites offering APU/GPU drivers are often out of date.

An example. If i had an Rog Strix B450-F Gaming motherboard and wanted drivers, i'd search the model name and results will give me Then i'd go to support > Driver & Tools > Select OS and drivers will be listed. Website layout isn't exactly the same across all brands but do follow a similar standard.

Be prepared for Windows not to activate though, as i said earlier. A new motherboard replacing an OEM Pre-Built PC tied to the current licence will usually result into neeing to buy a new license, which costs around $100. Can run Win10 for free however with some limitations if need time. Playing games shouldn't be affected, it's more to do with personal preferences and cosmetic side of things. And an annoying water mark at times.


One more thing. Before installing Windows 10, disconnect all secondary drives except for the destination drive where you want Win10 installed to. It has a habit of putting boot files on other drives if connected and if, for whatever reason, you removed the unsuspecting drive containing the boot file, you'll be scratching your head wondering why Win10 is failing to boot. Connect your other drives back after everything is done.
kayameclan May 07, 2020
what should i do?
hello im going to upgrade from a ryzen 5 2400g to a ryzen 5 3600 and a GTX 1060 6gb to a RTX 2070 super but i dont know if i should get a new motherboard and PSU aswell

and is 600 watts 80+bronze of power supply enough?

My pc spec is :
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 2400G
RAM:16GB patriot 2400mz
GPU:GTX 1060 6GB zotac
PSU : 600W 80+bronze
geofelt October 09, 2006
My reading says that a 3600 is compatible with your motherboard.
No need to change.

Your psu is fine.
Levi Dz April 20, 2020
(sorry for my bad English).
Hello i have a ssd and hdd. my windows is installed in ssd. sometimes the hdd usage gets up to 100% with 0kb/s read and write and every restart it start repairing my drive D (hdd drive)
and it takes forever to finish. I tried everything (disabling windows defender. windows services. doing a virus scan . SMART check and the hdd was fine ). I did a clean install windows and it was working fine for a week and the problem returned. So i connected my hdd to my brothers pc formated it and took his hdd. my hdd is working fine until now in my brother pc . when i connected The other hdd (which i took from my brother) in my pc it worked fine for a week. then the same problem.
PC speces:
Ryzen 5 2400g
250W PSU
Levi Dz September 02, 2019
Fixed it by changing psu thanks for help.
fullthemoon April 12, 2020
Some Games Won't Launch After GPU Upgrade?
So I recently upgraded from a GTX 1080 to an RTX 2070 Super. Everything was running great until I tried launching KurtzPel on steam, the game would begin to launch, the screen would go black, and then nothing, just CTD. I verified game integrity, un-installed and re-installed in other hard drives but nothing. All my drivers are up to date and so is windows. Today I tried running Warframe and it had the same issue except it sent me to the hardware problem page after the crash. I have disabled my firewall and am running no overclocks. I'm at a loss since all my other games run fine, even my hella modded Fallout 4 isn't having issues. The only thing I can think of is a directX issue since both KurtzPel and Warframe use Direct X 11 and I'm running 12. Any ideas? Sorry for the long post.

System Information
Time of this report: 4/12/2020, 15:39:06
Machine name: LINKZ2
Machine Id: {9CD266CE-F511-46C5-9787-E501B3E71BF0}
Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (10.0, Build 18363) (18362.19h1_release.190318-1202)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: System manufacturer
System Model: System Product Name
BIOS: BIOS Date: 04/19/19 18:01:03 Ver: 05.0000D (type: BIOS)
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 2400G with Radeon Vega Graphics (8 CPUs), ~3.6GHz
Memory: 16384MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 16310MB RAM
Page File: 9533MB used, 15992MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 12
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Enabled
Miracast: Available, with HDCP
Microsoft Graphics Hybrid: Not Supported
DirectX Database Version: Unknown
DxDiag Version: 10.00.18362.0387 64bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Display Tab 2: No problems found.
Display Tab 3: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Sound Tab 3: The file xspltspk.sys is not digitally signed, which means that it has not been tested by Microsoft's Windows Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL). You may be able to get a WHQL logo'd driver from the hardware manufacturer.
Sound Tab 4: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.

DirectX Debug Levels
Direct3D: 0/4 (retail)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
DirectInput: 0/5 (retail)
DirectMusic: 0/5 (retail)
DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

Display Devices
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Type: Full Device (POST)
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_1E84&SUBSYS_750019DA&REV_A1
Device Problem Code: No Problem
Driver Problem Code: Unknown
Display Memory: 16166 MB
Dedicated Memory: 8011 MB
Shared Memory: 8155 MB
Current Mode: 2560 x 1440 (32 bit) (144Hz)
HDR Support: Not Supported
Display Topology: Extend
Display Color Space: DXGI_COLOR_SPACE_RGB_FULL_G22_NONE_P709
Color Primaries: Red(0.679688,0.309570), Green(0.209961,0.700195), Blue(0.147461,0.053711), White Point(0.313477,0.329102)
Display Luminance: Min Luminance = 0.500000, Max Luminance = 270.000000, MaxFullFrameLuminance = 270.000000
Monitor Name: Generic PnP Monitor
Monitor Model: PX329
Monitor Id: PNS0329
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drivinfast247 May 29, 2018
Did you use DDU to remove the old drivers before installing the new card?
NitroZeus249 April 01, 2020
Windows not booting from SSD after BIOS update
Hi ! I just installed Ryzen 5 3600 instead of my 2400G processor. Before that I updated my bios from 3.10 to 3.20 on my B450 mobo because that version supports ryzen 3000 cpus. Bios update went perfect but after installing a CPU and booting the windows isnt being run for some reason. I cant ( can?) see the m.2 ssd in boot order option but only in the security > HDD security configuration. So the system does see it but its not booting from it ? Any solutions ?
FamousRambo March 25, 2020
Apex legends gpu usage low maybe in other games
When i play Apex legends my gpu usage is some where around 40-60% sometimes going up to 80% and the power consumption that its using is 70-86 isnt it normal to get the gpu working till near 100%? when the fps drop by 1 i get a choppy gameplay for some seconds

CPU: 2400g overclocked to 3.9ghz
GPU: Rx 570 8gb gigabyte
RAM: 8gb ddr4 3000mhz


in this video the gpu usage is at 95-100% as is how it should be
Board power limit 90W with an rx 570?????
Phaaze88 December 30, 2016
Buy another gpu. That's a vbios limit put in place probably because the cooler isn't sufficient enough to go higher or some other reason.
ssd_dude March 21, 2020
BIOS update
I recently bought a Ryzen 3600, in hope to replace my 2400G which didn't seem to be able to fully utilize my GTX 1660.

However, I have no idea whether or not to update my BIOS. I've done some research online and people are advising me not to update my BIOS unless necessary. I bought my motherboard (Gigabyte Asrock AB-350m ds2) with my cpu two years ago, and at that time, third-gen Ryzen processors haven't been released yet. If I were to install the new cpu without updating my BIOS, would it be able to boot up?
Wolfshadw August 03, 2006
No. A BIOS update is necessary in order for you to use your new processor.
Gigabyte GA-AB350M-DS2 CPU Support List

-Wolf sends
thuggamer March 21, 2020
R5 2400G vs R5 2600 vs R5 3400G vs R5 3500
This is a straight question here in my country I am able to afford all of these CPUs but I don't know them performance wise and I'll be pairing them with
GALAX GeForce GTX 1650 Super EX (1-Click OC) - 4GB GDDR6 128-bit DP/HDMI/DVI-D
Note that it is the GDDR6 Version and ill be Overclocking the GPU and CPU

This Is The Price List(Approx.)-
R5 3500 - 141.95$
R5 2400G - 125.49$ (With integrated Graphics)(Vega 11)
R5 3400G - 168.93$(With integrated Graphics)(Vega 11)
R5 2600 - 153.39$

So which one of these CPUs will Yeild me the best performance in gaming?
And Will a integrated Graphics give me more frames even when I have a discrete GPU?

Thanks In Advance
Have A Good Day
mdd1963 January 14, 2006
As you are getting a discrete GPU, paying extra for any "G" series CPU is unneeded.

If the R5-3600 is too steep in asking price, get the R5-2600....
FamousRambo March 10, 2020
Rx 570 White blinking light
CPU: RYZEN 5 2400G (APU)
GPU: RX 570 8gb from GIGABYTE
PSU: COOLER MASTER MasterWatt Lite 600W PC
i use windows 10 newest version

i had an issue when gaming with graphics card in the early stages that it had a blinking white led light on top of the PCI-E slot. Now my Graphicscard doesnt turn on either way i have to remove the card or otherwise i have no access to my Pc.
if someone could tell me if it is a bug or if doing something wrong because maybe theres something wrong with the PSU (i can give it back) or some different stuff. Ty for your help
jay32267 March 16, 2017
All I am saying is that Gigabyte says that's what the blinking light indicates......"bad power".

Now....of course the blinking light may be in error.....and you may have "good power".....and there is something wrong with the card and it's indicating "bad power" which case you would have a bad GPU.