AMD has two new Ryzen processors out for desktops with an interesting addition: built-in Radeon Vega graphics, combining AMD’s CPU and GPU architectures into a single chip.

The company is launching two models in the new series: the Ryzen 5 2400G and the Ryzen 3 2200G. Each chip is a four core processor (the Ryzen 5 has eight threads, while the 3 has just four threads) with Radeon Vega graphics — specifically, the Vega 11 architecture for the Ryzen 5 chip, and Vega 8 for the Ryzen 3.

The two processors run for $169 and $99, which AMD notes offers some decent savings over buying a comparable Intel processor and Nvidia graphics card. Specifically, AMD claims that the more powerful Ryzen 5 2400G should be as powerful as an Intel Core…

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from The Verge – All Posts https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/2/13/17007996/amd-ryzen-desktop-processors-radeon-vega-graphics-built-in-5-2400g-3-2200g

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