Ryzen 3 5300G is an unwanted quad core APU by AMD due to high cost manufacturing and less profit margins in front of shareholders thus, AMD made it hidden in current silicone shortage conditions and only OEM partners could get it. Anyhow, some tech fans are able to get Ryzen 3 5300G gem from eBay or Aliexpress vendors and successfully tested on existing B550 motherboards with unlocked VRAM up to 8GB. Prominent legendary UFD Tech channel has compared Ryzen 3 5300G against it’s bigger sister Ryzen 5 5600G and results are amazing.
AMD’s only fast desktop quad core APU is Ryzen 5 5300G in terms of overall performance. In order to make AMD Zen 2 APUs really fast, you need to get at lest 16GB of dual channel DDR4 3200MHz or up to 4400MHz memory with dual rank configuration. Specs of 4 Core 8 Thread Ryzen 3 5300G is comprised at 4.2 GHz boost clock, 8MB of L3 cache and gorgeous Vega 6 integrated graphics. Let’s hop into gaming fps benchmarks.
Call of Duty: Warzone plays well on quad core Ryzen 3 5300G with Vega 6 GPU only at 720p lowest settings reaching up to 57.9 fps on average. Meanwhile, it’s bigger sibling Ryzen 5 5600G makes 11.6 % higher which is 65 fps. Call Of Duty Cold War may play smoother as well with Ryzen 3 5300G above 60 fps.
720p is the sweetest spot for AMD APUs where Ryzen 3 5300G excels in this task too in playing GTA 5 by hitting 123 fps and that’s marginally 9 % slower than 136 fps result from Ryzen 5 5600G. All Grand Theft Auto series run smooth on AMD APUs when dual channel high speed RAM installed with CL16 or CL14 timings.
Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla is the hottest open world game right now where discreet GPUs can melt out of heat produced. But, Ryzen 3 5300G could easily produce 42 fps at 720p on medium settings using Vega 6 iGPU of Ryzen 3 5300G while Vega 7 with 6 core 12 thread Ryzen 5 5600G only makes 45 fps little margin.
Resident Evil 8: Village has been tested on Ryzen 5 5300G with AMD FSR On and Off. Fidelity FX Super Resolution AMD tech could squeeze 88 fps out of Ryzen 3 5300G on average playing at lowest 720p set up. Amazing achievement over FSR Off.
Rising popularity of Valorant first person esport shooter has shocked the world by it’s hardware friendly graphics fidelity and smooth optimizations across Nvidia and AMD GPUs. Whooping 174 fps hit on average Valorant performance running on Ryzen 3 5300G at 720p lowest settings against also amazing better performing Ryzen 5 5600G’s 238 fps the Ryzen 3 5300G is a chosen budget APU in awaiting.
Lastly, Fortnite is by all means the best 3rd person shooter when it comes to cross platform gaming. Epic games did their best to optimize and well tune Fortnite onto Zen 2 APUs such as Ryzen 3 5300G with Vega 6 iGPU which has solid 136 fps using performance setting at 720p.
Zen 2 APUs have come all the way to triumph in this silicone shortage. APUs are the greatest invention of AMD and this investment start to payback in fruitful way by satisfying low budget gamers and creators.
Source: UFD Tech via YT
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