Today AMD has officially launched their two Ryzen 3 quad core processors for budget builders to compete with Intel i3 and Pentiums and non K i5’s.  Ryzen 3 1300X and Ryzen 3 1200 are designed to deliver optimum performance for Esports gaming and computing applications.

  • Ryzen 3 1300x is clocked at 3.5GHz base and 3.7GHz Boost with the TDP of 65W Cost 129$ USD.
  • Ryzen 3 1200 is clocked at 3.1GHz base and 3.4GHz boost with the tdp of 65W Cost 109$. Both solutions are advertised as VR-Ready.

Wraith Stealth & Max Thermal Solutions

The Ryzen 3 Lineup features Wraith Stealth cooler included with both Ryzen CPU’s. This is the quietest, and lowest profile option in the wraith cooler lineup. Both comes with pre-installed thermal paste. AMD also announced Wraith-Max RGB LED Programmable cooler today for Ryzen extreme CPU’s for 59$ USD.

 

 

Review Roundup:

Hardware.info Ryzen 3 1300X, Ryzen 3 1200
 XFastest  Ryzen 3 1300X, Ryzen 3 1200
KitGuru  Ryzen 3 1300X, Ryzen 3 1200
TweakTown  Ryzen 3 1300X, Ryzen 3 1200
PCPerspective  Ryzen 3 1300X, Ryzen 3 1200
ComputerBase  Ryzen 3 1300X, Ryzen 3 1200
GamersNexus  Ryzen 3 1300X
HardwareCanucks  Ryzen 3 1300X, Ryzen 3 1200
Hexus  Ryzen 3 1300X, Ryzen 3 1200
TechSpot  Ryzen 3 1300X, Ryzen 3 1200
Benchmark Ryzen 3 1300X, Ryzen 3 1200
PCLab Ryzen 3 1300X, Ryzen 3 1200
PurePC Ryzen 3 1200
ETeknix Ryzen 3 1300X
Arstechnica Ryzen 3 1300X, Ryzen 3 1200
Tom’s Hardware Ryzen 3 1300X
Adrenaline Ryzen 3 1200

 

1300x being 50$ cheaper than Intel i5 7500 and 20$ cheaper than Intel i3 7300. This chip  is overclockable to 4.0GHz at 1.35V unlike other Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 Chips. At 4000 MHz this budget king can outperform some non-k intel i5’s in synthetics.