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Front view of AMD G-Series GX-420CA

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AMD G-Series GX-420CA

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Front view of AMD G-Series GX-217GA

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AMD G-Series GX-217GA

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Benchmarks Real world tests of G-Series GX-420CA vs GX-217GA

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

G-Series GX-420CA
1,005.6 MB/s
G-Series GX-217GA
838.8 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

G-Series GX-420CA  vs
GX-217GA 
Clock speed 2 GHz 1.65 GHz
Turbo clock speed None None
Cores Quad core Dual core

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
F16C
MMX
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
Channels Single Channel Single Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 12,800 MB/s

details

G-Series GX-420CA  vs
GX-217GA 
Manufacture process 28 nm 28 nm

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2 GHz 1.65 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2 GHz 1.65 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2 GHz 1.65 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label AMD Radeon HD 8400E AMD Radeon HD 8280E
GPU clock speed 600 MHz 450 MHz

power consumption

TDP 25W 15W
Performance per watt 3.67 pt/W 3.09 pt/W
Typical power consumption 20.31W 12.19W
AMD G-Series GX-420CA
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AMD G-Series GX-217GA
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