GPU benchmarks of AMD's upcoming Ryzen 5 8600G have been spotted in the Geekbench browser, giving us an inkling of the chip's graphics performance ahead of launch. The 8600G was benchmarked in Geekbench 6.2.2's Vulkan and OpenCL benchmarks and achieved benchmark scores similar to Nvidia's ancient (but still popular) desktop GTX 1060.
Both benchmark listings indicate the 8600G will come with AMD's mid-range Radeon 760M integrated graphics chip clocked at a very respectable 2.8GHz. The chip was paired with 2x16GB of DDR5-6000 DIMMs to help give it a boost as well.
The Ryzen 5 8600G scored 30,770 points in the Vulkan benchmark, and 24,842 points in the OpenCL test. Both scores are very respectable for an integrated graphics chip, though it's important to keep things in perspective. The Radeon 760M's score is slightly better than Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060, or slightly worse than Nvidia's (much maligned) GTX 1630.
The Radeon 760M in the 8600G beats the existing mobile results from the Radeon 760M in the Vulkan benchmark and OpenCL performance, as expected, but trails the beefier 780M mobile part. The Radeon 760M should have eight Compute Units and 512 GPU shader cores, compared to 12 CUs and 768 shaders for the Radeon 780M. Power limits should be higher on the desktop part, which allows the 760M to run at close to its maximum boost clock.
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The numbers from AMD's 8600G are impressive for integrated graphics. While raw compute matching the old GTX 1060 might not seem like a big deal, AMD's integrated chip does so while using significantly less power. The high-speed DDR5 XMP/AMP kits modern AM5 systems have access to also help integrated graphics chips do much better than in the past.
The Ryzen 5 8600G could become a legitimate budget gaming option for users who cannot afford a discrete GPU. GTX 1060-like performance is still adequate for many games today, especially if you dial everything down to the lowest-quality graphics settings — and you can always upgrade to one of the best graphics cards in the future, when you need more oomph.
Even better than the Radeon 760M will be the faster iGPUs in the Ryzen 8000G lineup in the future. The Ryzen 7 8700G is rumored to be leverage AMD's Radeon 780M, potentially offering 50% higher performance. These new chips are expected to be announced in less than a week during CES 2024.
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If true, they will be perfect for budget E-sports rigs.Reply
Not bad for iGPU honestly. Curious if they will also have 8700G. Like the article says, the 1060 can run even most modern games at low settings.Reply
There shouldn't be any mystery about how 760M/780M graphics performs, the mobile APUs have been out. They can clock it higher at a 65W TDP, and maybe there's a difference from RAM.logainofhades said:If true, they will be perfect for budget E-sports rigs.
After having seen how much DLSS affects FPS on an RTX2050 4GB.Reply
If 8000G series supports FSR3 and frame generation, then I can see it being an absolute slayer of everything low end.
The GTX 1060 will probably still encode better quality h.264/265 videoReply
Low to medium honestly depending on the game, its still a good card for the most common esports games, same with the RX 580.bourgeoisdude said:Not bad for iGPU honestly. Curious if they will also have 8700G. Like the article says, the 1060 can run even most modern games at low settings.
Would this make the new iGPU ≈ Hypothetical 770M in performance?Reply
The Radeon 760M's score is slightly better than Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1060, or slightly worse than Nvidia's (much maligned) GTX 1630.
How does this sentence make sense? Both of those clauses in the sentence cannot be true at the same time.
EDIT: ok, now I think I get it . . it's slightly better than the 1060 in Vulkan, and slightly worse than the 1630 in OpenCL, and that they're still talking about the version of the 760M specifically in the 8600G. But writing it they way that they did is unclear/confusing.
So the iGPU in the 8600G is roughly equal to the GTX 1060, which is roughly equal to AMD's Radeon RX 580 from seven years ago. It usually takes around 7 years for AMD's product stack to cycle through, where the 7 year old high end product gets out performed by the latest low-end offering. So the performance and timing are about right.Reply
I'm going to seriously consider a 8700G for my next build, and even more so if they make a version with the additional cache.
What additional cache? What are you talking about? I don't think that exists.tbq said:I'm going to seriously consider a 8700G for my next build, and even more so if they make a version with the additional cache.