AMD Ryzen 5 3400GE vs Intel Xeon E5-2667 v3

Compare AMD Ryzen 5 Desktop with Radeon Vega Graphics 4 core CPU vs Intel Xeon E5 v3 Family 8 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

53 %
1% slightly better overall score
52 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

66 %
37% slightly better gaming score
48 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

49 %
53 %
8% slightly better multitasking score

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

48 %
52 %
8% slightly better heavy workload score

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Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

4
8
100% significantly more cores

Threads

Number of logical processing units

8
16
100% significantly more threads

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3 GHz
3% slightly higher clock speed
3 GHz

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the CPU

35 W
285% significantly lower TDP
135 W

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

2
4
100% significantly more memory channels

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

298th of 1,326
313th of 1,326

Family

The product line

Ryzen 5 Desktop with Radeon Vega Graphics
Xeon E5 v3 Family

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

July 2019
August 2014

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

-
DDR4-1600

Supports ECC memory

Does this CPU support error correcting memory

-
Yes

Ryzen 5 3400GE vs Xeon E5-2667 v3 comparison

In our benchmarks, the Ryzen 5 3400GE beats the Xeon E5-2667 v3 in overall performance. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the Xeon E5-2667 v3 in all gaming tests too.

When comparing core counts for these CPUs, we notice that Xeon E5-2667 v3 has significantly more cores with 4 compared to the Ryzen 5 3400GE that has 8. It also has more threads than the Ryzen 5 3400GE.

Our database shows that the Ryzen 5 3400GE has a slightly higher clock speed than the Xeon E5-2667 v3.

A Ryzen 5 3400GE CPU outputs less heat than a Xeon E5-2667 v3 CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption.

In conclusion, all specs and CPU benchmarks considered, will recommend the Ryzen 5 3400GE over the Xeon E5-2667 v3.

CPU comparison

Use the table to the left to compare both the Ryzen 5 3400GE and the Xeon E5-2667 v3, the advantages and disadvantages of each are shown.

CPU rating

Our CPU rating is split into 4 categories: Overall, Gaming, Multitasking and Heavy Workloads. The overall score accesses performance using all CPU cores, gaming prioritises the first six cores, multitasking takes the first eight cores into account and finally heavy workloads are measured using a sixteen-core baseline.

Processor specifications

The more cores a CPU has, the better the overall performance will be in parallel workloads such as multitasking. Many CPUs have more threads than cores, this means that each physical core is split into multiple logical cores, making them more efficient. Indeed, the Ryzen 5 3400GE has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

Clock speed and Turbo speed are important when comparing per core performance, generally the higher, the better. A higher clock speed may cause a higher TDP, however.

TDP (Thermal Design Power) is a measurement of how much energy is lost as heat when a processor is running. This has an impact on system temperatures. If temperatures get too high (typically around 100 °C or 200 °F), the CPU will lower its performance in order to prevent damage to the chip. Adequate cooling is essential for good performance.

Cache is very fast memory built into the processor. It stores what the CPU is currently working on and anything that doesn't fit is sent to the main system memory, which is slower but more plentiful. It is split into three levels, with Level 1 being the fastest and Level 3 being the slowest. More CPU cache is desirable for high-performance scenarios.

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