AMD has introduced its entry level Ryzen 3 series of desktop processors. The series includes two models, the Ryzen 3 1200 and the 1300X. AMD has been aggressively pushing its Ryzen line of processors to almost every computing market. It seems that AMD is serious about its rivalry with Intel. So after the high-end Ryzen 7 and the Ryzen 5, AMD has finally come out with the Ryzen 3 to target even more budget-oriented PC gamers.
AMD Ryzen 3 launch
Advanced Micro Device (AMD) is aiming for the gaming market with this new processor. Because if your Processor can handle games, then it can also handle any production software. The new processor is also VR Ready, But you need a matching VR Ready GPU. Obviously an AMD Radeon.
The Ryzen3 1200 runs at a base clock speed of 3.1 GHz and can be boosted to 3.4 GHz. On the other hand, Ryzen3 1300X runs at 3.5 GHz and even faster at 3.7 GHz with boost clock. Both processors come with 4 cores, 4 threads, and 65-watt TDP. However, If You activate XFR, you can even take it up to 3.9 GHz. The Wreath Stealth cooling solution comes with default. But if You want to overclock as mentioned above, You need to purchase new Wraith Max. The Wraith Max can also be used to enable XFR on the Ryzen 7 1800X, Ryzen 7 1700X, and Ryzen 5 1600X.
The Ryzen 3 1200 goes for $109 (Rs 7000) while the Ryzen 3 1300X isn’t that much higher at $129(Rs 8500). Both are compatible with new AM4 motherboards.