AMD has officially released its Ryzen 3 line of processors, finally completing its first generation of Ryzen chipsets which also include the Ryzen 5, Ryzen 7, and Ryzen Threadripper CPUs. The new 3-series processors are aimed at entry-level and budget desktops.
There are two available variants of the Ryzen 3, the 1300X and 1200, both of which feature four cores, four threads, a TDP of 65 Watts, as well as compatibility with AMD’s AM4 platform. The Ryzen 3 1300X features a based clock speed of 3.5GHz and a boost speed of 3.7GHz while the 1200 has base and boost clocks of 3.1GHz and 3.4GHz, respectively. Both processors come with AMD’s Wraith Stealth cooler.
“These past few months have been an exciting period for AMD with the global launch of Ryzen 7, designed for even the most demanding power users, and the release of Ryzen 5, which meets and even exceeds the needs of serious Prosumers, Ryzen 3 is a significant addition to our Ryzen desktop processor lineup, scaling industry leading responsiveness and performance into a budget-friendly package for mainstream users. AMD’s Ryzen processor line reenergizes innovation and competition across the entire PC market, providing consumers with a newfound selection of processors that can fulfill their computing needs at virtually every price point,” said Jim Anderson, senior vice president and general manager, Computing and Graphics Group, AMD.
As for pricing, the 1300X will be priced at an SRP of Php7,250.00 while the 1200 is priced at Php6,000.00. Both processors should begin showing up on store shelves and at online retailers very soon.