AMD Athlon 3000G the new Ryzen Zen APU with Vega 3 GPU

AMD Athlon 3000G is the new low-cost APU that comes to replace the previous AMD Athlon 200GE series that we saw in detail in one of our reviews. A chip oriented to compete with the Intel Pentium, which stands out for its price of only $49 (€45) and can be perfectly valid for many users on a day-to-day basis. Also is for sure that there are still two other models to discover that are expected to be more powerful.

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This new AMD Athlon 3000G APU has a consumption of only 35 W TPD, has two 14nm Zen cores and four threads (not 12nm Zen+ cores) with a speed of 3.5 GHz and a Vega 3 GPU that reaches 1.1 GHz, speeds somewhat higher than the previous generation that also allow Overclock. This APU supports dual channel DDR4 RAM, supports NVMe drives and USB Type-C Gen2 connection up to 10 Gbps that could be used as a power input as well. Of course we have HDMI 2.0 video output support and it will allow us to watch Netflix 4K thanks to its DRM certificates.

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Where the AMD Athlon 3000G APU stands out is undoubtedly in the graphic section with Vega 3 GPU that leaves behind the GPU integrated in its direct rival Intel Pentium G5400 (€ 58), which also has a higher consumption of 58 W TPD. As we see in the test results we have a graphic performance that allows us to play titles like Fortnite with high settings 720p and others like LOL or CS:GO up to 1080p. Undoubtedly a very interesting solution for those looking for light gaming and very acceptable desktop performance.

  • The new AMD Athlon 3000G APU will be on sale on November 19 for a price of $49 (€ 45) on

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Are you shure it’s Zen+? Most site write this, but on material AMD newer said anything like that… On amd website is 14nm…

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