If all you want is a basic PC for office-type work, then the 3400G is suitable. Likewise, if you’re building a compact home theater PC and gaming isn’t the focus, the 3400G is a really nice option, too. Beyond that, you’re better off with other alternatives as we just mentioned. The previous-gen 2400G can also be had for $100 right now and considering the the 3400G was never 50% faster, we’d probably just get the 2400G and pocket the extra cash, save that for a better graphics card in the future if gaming is at all in your plans.
Demands high-speed DDR4 for improved graphics performance, which can be costly
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