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Pros: This works as well, if not better than my GTX-780ti in my old X-370 board using a 2600X CPU.
Most games at 1080p run pretty well with moderate settings.
Excellent 4K video for general computer use and streaming.
Very fast CPU functionality over the 2600X.
Really compliments my B550 (and A520 of my friends) mobo.
Typical no-hassle installation using AMD pre-applied thermal paste and Stealth heatsink/fan.
Gives a lot of room in a small case to make for better system cooling.
Cons: No PCie 4.0 X 4 from CPU using this processor, so if you are using a B550 or A520 chipset motherboard you won't be able to use more than PCie 3.0 X 4 for your NVME, actually this might be a positive in that PCie3.0 NVME's are steadily getting much cheaper and you may be able to double+ the amount of storage for the same or less money than a PCie 4.0 NVME, let's get really real here there isn't that much actual user experiential difference between PCie 3.0 and PCie 4.0 storage devices.
Overall Review: This is really a great APU @ a very good price point for the average everyday computer user who isn't planning to play high-level games in top-end settings. This APU really does its job very well. I will buy it again and I have already recommended it to several others who are extremely happy with their purchases.
Pros: I built a new system for desktop use and small video rendering - No video card, just onboard video. I was very pleased this processor.
To convert a (X265) video to (x264) [1 Hr video] took me 35-40 minutes with my old Quadcore. Now that same file converts in 5 minutes!
Runs at 95% usage at about 74 degrees.
Cons: No Cons yet.
Overall Review: I would recommend this Processor to anyone. Add a 3060 video card and get "UFO" speeds.
Pros: - Fast
- No need to buy an expensive graphics card
Cons: - Have not been able to get it to work with Davinci Resolve film editing software, though it works fine with Cyberlink Power Director.
Overall Review: - Good for diy pc builds (as mine was), with the option to add a graphics card some day when graphics card prices are back to normal. My son actually did the build for me.
Pros: Integrated GPU, comes with stock cooler
Cons: Using Noctura fans in my case and the only fan you hear is the wraith cooler
Overall Review: Great CPU, used for a home NAS. Integrated GPU is great for cutting build costs if you dont need a beast GPU.
Pros: This is a great stop gap to step up to while waiting on the GPU crisis. Great CPU/GPU combo! If you don't need max graphics, you'll be happy with the performance this thing delivers on most modern titles at lower and medium settings. There are a plethora of reviews that say pretty much what everyone who has one of these is saying, which is what I'm saying: Great performance for price!!!!
Cons: Consider budgeting for an aftermarket cooler. Saw temps hit close to 85C during hard use. AMD says this is within normal operating range, but it still made me nervous. So I paired it with an AMD Wraith Prism cooler for another $40, now my temps don't go over 70C under load.
Overall Review: Dropped this onto a Gigabyte B550M DS3H AC with a WDSN550 and 16gb DDR4 3600 and everything posted no problem. There were some errors with recognizing the display output, and my the Bios would not allow the memory to go over 2666MhZ with XMP enabled. Updated the mobo's bios to current revision, and both of these errors were corrected. Overall, extremely happy the 5600G!
Pros: CPU was plug and play with mobo even though many claimed it would require a bios flash. I was able to set everything up and then do a bios upgrade.
It is able to play most "older" games very well. (D3, Warzone/MW(lower settings), Warframe). I've had no issues with it thus far.
Great solution for those who want to game in the GPU pandemic.
Cons: (Promo only) Going through AMDrewards to get the promotional gift is junk. its a circular reference of waiting 24/48hrs, then getting a confirmation that does not redirect in 3 seconds taking you back to resend activation email.... I had never played warframe before; the promo was the door in, but if that isn't working Im not going to bother with it. So be weary of promotional items/offers being honored/easy to claim.
Overall Review: Until GPU's are back to reality I would recommend and buy this again.
Pros: - Great price
- Great performance
- Good power consumption
- Fast shipping
- Works with legacy AM4 motherboards (with bios updates)
Cons: - Can require bios updates to work on older motherboards
Overall Review: Is this going to replace a GPU card for gaming? No. Is it better than other iGPU CPUs/APUs? Yes. It's not quite as good as the 5700G, but given the 27% price difference, it's certainly a bargain. The average performance difference between the two is about 7-8% on most tasks. You'll want to pair this with fast RAM (ddr4 3200), and if you're buying an older AM4 motherboard, make sure you can update the bios to a version that's compatible with AMD 5000 series CPUs.
Pros: Always been a fan of AMD. This processor does not disappoint. Graphic performance is superb for my purposes as I am not a gamer.
Overall Review: Would recommend and may purchase again.