AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Cinebench R20 - Multi-Threaded

Mid-range Desktop processor released in 2019 with 4 cores and 8 threads. With base clock at 3.7GHz, max speed at 3.9GHz, and a 65W power rating. Ryzen 5 3400G is based on the Picasso 12nm family and part of the Ryzen 5 series.
Price 76.8%
Speed 72%
Productivity 65%
Gaming 85%

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Rendering Benchmarks

Rendering tests are a long-time favorite of reviewers and benchmarkers, as the code used by rendering packages is usually highly optimized to squeeze every little bit of performance out. Sometimes rendering programs end up being heavily memory dependent as well - when you have that many threads flying about with a ton of data, having low latency memory can be key to everything. Here we take a few of the usual rendering packages under Windows 10, as well as a few new interesting benchmarks.

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G Cinebench R20

Cinebench R20 - Multi-Threaded
Ryzen 5 3400G Cinebench R20 - Multi-Threaded Performance

The Ryzen 5 3400G sits between Core i7-4790K and Ryzen 5 2400G. It is 1.3% lower than the Core i7-4790K while being 1.8% higher than the Ryzen 5 2400G. The Ryzen 5 3400G's performance earns it the 33rd place. The Ryzen 5 3400G yields minor improvements over the similarly-equipped 4-core Ryzen 5 2400G of 1.8%. Overall, the Ryzen 5 3400G is an average performer with its 4-cores and 8-threads in this benchmark.

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Critics Reviews

The Ryzen 5 3400G's $50 premium over the $99 Ryzen 3 3200G also gets you slightly higher clock speeds. The Ryzen 5 3400G runs at a base clock of 3.7GHz, versus 3.6GHz for the Ryzen 3 3200G.
The Ryzen 5 3400G comes with four cores and eight threads for $149, while stepping back to the four-core Ryzen 3 3200G trades simultaneous multithreading (SMT) and lower CPU and GPU clocks for a ...
The Ryzen 5 3400G is one of the former, it's one of AMD's APUs (Accelerated Processing Unit) which includes both Ryzen CPU cores and Vega GPU cores. The result is a quad-core processor with the ...
As part of the big Zen 2 Ryzen processor launch, AMD released two Ryzen 3000 parts that include a graphics component. The new Ryzen 3 3200G and Ryzen 5 3400G APUs are straightforward upgrades ...
The Ryzen 5 3400G comes with a built-in AMD Radeon RX Vega 11 GPU, with 11 graphics cores of its own running at up to a 1,400MHz clock speed. The RX Vega 11 is a step above the RX Vega 8 that's on ...
The AMD Ryzen 5 3400G 3.7 GHz Quad-Core AM4 Processor is a quad-core processor with eight threads, designed for socket AM4 motherboards. The second-generation 12nm Ryzen G processor offers increased performance compared to its predecessor, with this model having a base clock speed of 3.7 GHz and a max boost clock speed of 4.2 GHz.
All third-gen Ryzen entries with "PBO" indicate an auto-overclocked configuration with DDR4-3600 memory, while the Ryzen 5 3400G has an 4.2 GHz all-core overclock paired with DDR4-3466 memory and ...
Ryzen 5 3400G Review, AMD's New $150 Flagship APU - Duration: 13:34. Hardware Unboxed 263,988 views. 13:34. RYZEN 5 3400G Emulation Test - The New APU In Town! - Duration: 10:12.
AMD Ryzen 5 3400G with Radeon Vega 11 graphics. The APUs are thus Raven Ridge and have roughly 4.94 billion transistors. These are both quad-core processors, Ryzen 5 gets SMT (hyper-threading).

Related Comments

majedulgd July 30, 2020
Can I get better performance on Ryzen 5 3400G in CPU intensive tasks? like CPU rendering?
My Current system is a 2 cores 4 threads i5 processor 2.40 ghz clock speed (Laptop). 12 gb of ram 1666mhz . I have 2048MB of Vram of AMD.
In CPU intensive tasks like 3d rendering using CPU is good and acceptable for me.

Now I am going to build a desktop with ryzen 5 3400G with 16GB of Ram 3200MHZ
so it has 4 cores 8 threads with 3.7 - 4.2 ghz clock speed also with 2048MB Vram on Vega 11 graphics.
It looks like the new one has more core and thread with higher clock speed and same amount of Vram and higher speed Ram.

SO my question is. Will it perform better than my current system in CPU intensive task like 3d rendering on CPU,??

Thank you.
rgd1101 November 07, 2011
yes it will be much better then laptop cpu
Regev July 27, 2020
Which of these is the best CPU+cooler+motherboard combo?
Hey guys!

So, I got a 1TB NVMe, a 700W Platinum+ SFX-L, and a kit of 32GB 3200. Thanks to your advice, I was gonna get the i9-9900 (at 50% off from a family member working for Intel), but when I went to find an ITX motherboard the only one I found in my country that can sustain an i9 is the Phantom, which costs $258. I also read that I'd need to buy a cooler cause the Intel 9th gen stock one sucks, so it's another $59 for the L12S.

I'm reconsidering options before ordering. Here are possible combinations I found (all with mITX motherboards). I do not need a video card at all, it's purely for productivity uses (lots of text, very heavy browser use, web developing, and some programming). When necessary, I factored in the cheapest 1030 that I found. Also, I used the stock cooler (hope it's enough) on all builds (except the 9900). Listed in order of price:

  • Ryzen 5 3400G = $271 (B350) or $301 (B450)
  • i3 10100 = $300 (B460) or $336 (Z490)
  • i5 10400 = $390 (B460) or $426 (Z490)
  • Ryzen 7 2700 = $396 (B350) or $427 (B450) or $497 (X470/B550)
  • Ryzen 5 3600 = $402 (B350) or $419 (B450) or $493 (X470/B550)
  • i5 10500 = $412 (B460) or $448 (Z490)
  • i5 10600 = $427 (B460) or $463 (Z490)
  • Ryzen 7 2700X = $430 (B350) or $461 (B450) or $531 (X470/B550)
  • Ryzen 5 3600X = $432 (B350) or $463 (B450) or $533 (X470/B550)
  • i5 10600K = $482 (B460) or $518 ( Z490)
  • Ryzen 5 3600XT = $490 (B350) or $521 (B450) or $591 (X470/B550)
  • Ryzen 7 3700X = $529 (B350) or $560 (B450) or $630 (X470/B550)
  • i7 10700 = $568 (B460) or $604 (Z490)
  • Ryzen 7 3800X = $574 (B350) or $605 (B450, $675 (X470/B550)
  • i9 9900 = $590 (50% off on CPU, pricey Z390 + Noctua L12S)
  • i7 10700K = $628 (B460) or $664 (Z490)
  • Ryzen 7 3800XT = $653 (B350) or $684 (B450) or $754 (X470/B550)
  • Which configuration gives the best bang for the buck for the uses I listed (without suffering any productivity setback)? Still the i9?

    Thanks <3
    Karadjgne December 26, 2012
    Things take time. It takes a cpu a certain amount of time to render anything, game frame, web page etc. A stronger cpu can do things in less time as it has more available resources to work with. A 3700x might render a page in 1 second, a 3400G might take 2 seconds. To a cpu that's a huge improvement, massive really. To you, you blinked and it was over with. Can't really say just exactly how much of a difference there is on such a small scale. But when it comes to large scale, that's a different story. Play gta5 on a 3400G and 3700x, there's a fps difference, then add in streaming and the 4 cores of the 3400G just got swamped and fps drops like a bad habit. The 8/16 of the 3700x doesn't even blink.

    Mmorpgs online are even worse. All that AI can be seriously detrimental to fps. I play swtor and in single player ultra have no issues on an i7-3770K with getting 90fps+. 8man op and I'm into 60-90fps range, 16man op and I'm averaging 30fps with all cpu details disabled/min and a 24man world boss fight is miserable at 5-10fps and everything disabled. Just way too much, too intensive, too cpu challenging for even a 8thread i7 at 4.6GHz to handle. 3400G will be far worse as it has no Lcache and not nearly the same resources, even if it does have better IPC. Fastest runner in the world is useless if he has a ball and chain around 1 ankle. Make him stronger, make the chain longer and he'll just lick it up and run.

    B450m-H is a value motherboard. More tailored towards the 3600 or lesser cpus. It'll handle a 3700x just fine under normal circumstances, but Ryzens are dynamic cpus, they boost according to voltages, temps, loads. With no heatsink the VRM's will run hotter and will limit the boosting ability of the cpu. They won't overheat, but instead of seeing nice high boosts, you'll be relegated to more minimal boosts. The cpu will protect itself and the motherboard from excessive power draws.
    kurdtnz July 24, 2020
    Corsair RAM
    Just double checking but this will work with a Ryzen 5 3400G on a MSI B450 Mortar MAX? I cant find it on the motherboard support list but it does say ''for AMD'' so hopefully not being duped?
    Gerald6049 June 09, 2020
    If you not sure, just refer to QVL Memory List. Here the QVL for RX-3X00G
    chupulito July 19, 2020
    What upgrade should i get?
    My current build is:
    pentium g4560
    H110M PRO VH Plus
    HD7770 1Gb
    2x8gb ram

    I cant decide on what upgrade to buy.
    I'm planning on buying a gtx 1650 super or just upgrade my CPU to ryzen 3300x. or should i get the 3400g and just use the integrated graphics?
    I can play casual games(league of legends, csgo) in med-high settings. I also play games like witcher3, gtaV but in low settings. its playable for me but I can feel my pc is struggling just to run these games. I dont mind playing in medium settings as long as it is playable. I also do programming, run Vms and android emulator
    siaan312 June 15, 2017
    Upgrading gpu will give you better gaming results now, if by a slight margin above a new cpu.

    If you upgrade cpu and mobo, you will get less performance today, but have a way better upgrade path for the future.
    kurdtnz July 16, 2020
    Swapping CPU's
    This evening I'll be swapping out my 3400G to a 3600X, obviously everything has got to come out and will be giving everything a clean with a can of compressed gas. Any advice or 'take special care' info would be much appreciated. Both excited and near soiling myself at the same time
    sizzling October 18, 2006
    Are you keeping the same cooler? If yes you will need something to clean off the old paste and some new paste.

    When you try to take of the cooler do not just pull it. Twist it gentle from side to side to break the bond of the thermal paste. If you just pull it hard you risk pulling the cpu out the socket with it. I don’t want to make this sound difficult, it really is easy if you take your time. Just don’t use too much force when removing the cooler.
    kurdtnz July 13, 2020
    Changing CPU's
    I'll be changing my CPU from a Ryzen 3400G to a 3600X,(i already use the 3400G with a asus rog strix rx570,) but i'll be stripping everything else out and giving it a clean but will I have to do a clean install of windows 10 or should I be ok after the cpu change?
    CountMike October 31, 2015
    No. not on the account of CPU.
    Grooy July 12, 2020
    Is it worth to upgrade to a i5 7500T from i3 7100T
    one peace of advise from you guys

    I'm looking to upgrade my mini pc to a i5 7500t to gain some speed when the it 7700t is to expensive.

    I can buy the 7500t for for $100 dls when the 7700t for $200 is to much for the money I would rather change my computer for a ryzen 3400g which seams a bigger hop and a more justified expense.

    I use my pc for some programming (.net, c++, R), casual old videogames (call of duty modern warfare 1/2, rise of nations), virtualization (virtualbox), web, videos, etc.

    my actual configuration is a:

    Dell optiplex 3050 micro

    i3 7100t

    20gb RAM ddr4

    NVME crucial

    will it be wort to upgrade to a i5 7500t or maybe I should wait to replace the whole system with a ryzen 3400g?

    kind regards
    Darkbreeze June 24, 2014
    Honestly, that 100 bucks would be MUCH better spend being put towards a newer platform. The gains going from two cores with two hyperthreads to four cores is there, but it's not all that substantial. For 100 bucks you could be well on your way to a much better upgrade.

    Do you have a graphics card or are you using integrated graphics?
    kurdtnz July 05, 2020
    Ryzen 4000 series APU's.
    Firstly I have to say my knowledge is severely limited so I wanted to ask about these new processers and their inbuilt graphic capabilities and how they would compare to a 3400G. I understand that the 3400G uses the Zen + architecture and the new APU's are Zen 2. The 4750G is an 8 core 16 thread and has vega 8, the 4650G is 6 core 12 thread and vega 7 and the 4350G is 4 core 8 thread and vega 6. Yet the 3400G is also 4 core 8 thread but has vega 11. Is the vega 8,7 and 6 a 'step down' compared to vega 11? So as the 3400G and 4350G are both quad core and 8 threaded, the 4350G has the better architecture but has vega 6 and the 3400G has vega 11, which in terms of performance is the better processer and why?
    rocktalkrock July 04, 2017
    Whether you consider the new Renoir APU better is up to you. AMD is trying to fill a niche in the market, modest graphics performance for a low price.

    "Renoir silicon only features 8 Compute Units. Previous generation APUs came with 11 CUs, but AMD has made it very clear that despite fewer CUs on the Renoir lineup, the Graphics performance is still better, thanks to the optimized GPU clock speeds. "

    AMD Ryzen 7 4700GE 8-core “Renoir” APU benchmarked and pictured for the first time AMD is planning to launch their next-gen Ryzen 4000 Renoir desktop processors as a replacement of the existing Ryzen 3000 lineup of APUs.
    allanh1193 June 28, 2020
    asrock a320m-hdv issue compatibility with g.skill F4 3200 8Gb x2
    I have a pc with the next specifications:
    Motherboard: asrock a320m-hdv
    Processor: AMD rizen 5 3400G
    Power: 500w reals
    Memory:16 gb G.skill F4 3200 C16D 2x8Gb DDR4
    Hard disk: 240 SSD
    SO: Windows 10 x64

    The problem is when I start the computer in two minutes a blue screen appears with different errors.

    I checked with hirens boot the hard disk and the different components and everything is Ok.
    I formated my computer and install windows again from zero.

    So, I removed a memory and everything works Ok, I mean, when I have just 8 gb the computer works perfectly.

    I have searched about compatibility of my memories and I read the motherboard supports those memories. I don't know if I need to do some configuration in the bios or what is the problem.
    egda23 June 14, 2020
    1.35 V is the typical voltage for these type of RAM sticks when working at the higher speed (3200).
    From your manual (which I encourage you to read) there seems to be very few tweaking possibilities in the Bios.

    And when you use a single stick, at what speed does it function ?
    kurdtnz June 21, 2020
    New Build, RAM fit issue
    Im building my son a PC, nothing special but just wondering if this is going to be an issue? Im using the MSI B450 Mortar MAX board and am worried that, will the Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro RAM sticks fit with the Ryzen 5 3400G and stock cooler or will the cooler be in the way?
    R_1 September 08, 2015
    should not be an issue.
    Lapp June 16, 2020
    Motherboard/bios update advice
    I'm buying a motherboard to go with side my Ryzen 5 3400g. Will the Gigabyte B450 AORUS PRO WIFI AM4 ATX Motherboard require a bios update?
    Darkbreeze June 24, 2014
    Actually, that's not accurate.

    ANY motherboard with a "Ryzen 3000 ready" sticker on the box will have already been updated to a compatible BIOS version for Ryzen 3000 series CPUs and will be GUARANTEED to work with them. Any motherboard that doesn't have one, and isn't a "Max" model, won't be guaranteed and will be a crapshoot as to whether it has BIOS support or not. It's LIKELY however that if there isn't a sticker on the box, then it has not been updated and won't be compatible. The only way to know that for certain is to buy at a local retailer and LOOK at the box, or ask the online retailer via phone or online chat, but in that instance as I said you may or may not get accurate information.

    You can also reach out to specific motherboard manufacturers who would be the MOST able to direct you to retailers that are for sure selling versions of those boards that are compatible and have the required BIOS version.

    Or, you could simply get a B550 motherboard since today was the release date for those to start being sold. What actual availability looks like, well, guess we'll have to see. So far, those all seem to have availability dates that are anywhere from a few days to a couple of weeks further out, or show as out of stock, on Newegg. Amazon doesn't even show any right now. Other vendors,

    lordfeepness June 13, 2020
    3400G: Which of these CPU coolers?
    I'm having trouble deciding on which of 3 CPU coolers I have on hand to use in a new AMD build I'm doing. The CPU is a 3400G, it's going in an X570 motherboard, and I'm not installing a discrete GPU (just going to use the integrated Vega 11). The case is a Corsair 200R, and I'll be installing 2x 140mm Noctuas in the front, the stock 120mm fan in the back, and probably no fans on the top due to space constraints (unless I end up being able to fit a couple of 120x15mm fans there). The side panel also has fan mounts, though I'm not crazy about using them since it makes opening the case difficult.

    This machine is going to run 24x7, and the CPU load is going to be spikey--continuous pattern of a couple of minutes idle followed by a couple of minutes at high load. My ambient temps tend to be fairly high; around 80-85F/26-29.5C. I don't plan to do any overclocking, except maybe to enable PBO on the motherboard.

    So my question is this: I have 3 CPU coolers on hand: the stock Wraith Prism, an Arctic Freezer 7 Pro, and a Masterliquid Lite 120 AIO. Which of these would provide the best cooling for my use case and ambient temps? And, which would be quietest? Are any of these coolers totally inadequate?

    Karadjgne December 26, 2012
    The Arctic Freezer 7 Pro is a hair better than the stock cooler when it comes to just the cpu, it's worse for the VRM's and other voltage regulatory circuitry surrounding the socket that benefits from the downdraft airflow of stock.

    Win for stock cooler.

    The Masterliquid lite 120mm is the best of the bunch as far as capacity goes, it'll do a much better job at heavier loads than either of the 2 aircoolers. But. It's a lite version. If there was possibly a corner that could be cut to save a few ¢ per unit, it got it. I much prefer liquid cooling, but even I wouldn't trust that unit not to fail long before the warranty was up. It's also an aio, so has the worst overall socket area cooling by a wide margin. For a pc that's going to be run with little no no regular supervision, it takes a backseat to expediency, necessity and dependability.

    Win for the stock cooler.

    Arctic Freezer 7Pro; not worth the effort
    Masterliquid 120mm lite; not worth the paranoia
    Stock cooler; not the best, but gets the job done.
    mohan_kumar June 13, 2020
    Motherboard is hotter than CPU in new build.
    PC 1 :
    MOBO -> MSI B450M Pro VDH Max - 48 C
    CPU -> AMD Ryzen 5 3400G - 40 C
    16GB RAM. 512GB SSD. Stock Cooler. Just one exhaust fan.

    PC 2 :
    MOBO -> MSI A320M-A Pro Max - 40 C
    CPU -> AMD Athlon 200GE - 39 C
    8GB RAM. 256GB SSD. Stock Cooler. Just one exhaust fan.

    New Build. The following temperature are in UEFI. Just power on the system. Why my motherboard in 1st PC became this hot compared to CPU while the Motherboard of the 2nd PC is same as the temp of the CPU? I ran the system idle for 30 minutes, the temperature stays there.