AMD after revealing series of Ryzen lineup has finally shown Ryzen 3 Quad-core processors for budget builds. The Ryzen 3 series includes 2 SKUs currently, both of the processors come unlocked for overclocking out of the box. Additionally, both of the processors are advertised as VR-Ready.
|Model||Cores||Threads||Base Clock (GHz)||Boost Clock (GHz)||TDP (Watts)||PRICE SEP (USD)|
|AMD Ryzen 3||1300X||4||4||3.5||3.7||65||$||129|
|AMD Ryzen 3||1200||4||4||3.1||3.4||65||$||109|
Press release tells the performance and availability of Ryzen 3 1300X and Ryzen 3 1200. Both of Ryzen 3 SKUs consist of 4-core and 4-threads processors. Both processors are designed to withstand multiprocessing, optimum esports gaming performance and computing applications. This is due to the four physical processing cores that boasts impressive performance jump, plus overclocking out of the box is an additional perk for power hungry PC enthusiasts.
The Ryzen 3 1300X has base clock of 3.5GHz and boost clock of 3.7GHz with 65 watts TDP rating. The processor has 4C/4T (4cores/4threads) and costs only $129. These sort of low-budget SKUs are only targeted to grasp the attention of average gamers or new comers to PC builds.
The Ryzen 3 1200 has lower base and boost clock than Ryzen 3 1300X. The base clock is 3.1GHz while boost clock is 3.4GHz at 65watts TDP. The processor costs only $109 and has 4C/4T (4cores/4threads) similar to Ryzen 3 1300X.
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