AMD Launches Ryzen 3 Processors Starting at $110
Wrapping up the launch of the mainstream Ryzen lineup, AMD rolled out the Ryzen 3 1200 and Ryzen 3 1300X CPUs this morning.
At the entry level is the Ryzen 3 1200 which will be a quad core Zen-architecture based CPU sporting a clock speed of 3.1GHz and a boost clock of 3.4GHz. For those with appropriate cooling, XFR will further bring it up an additional 50MHz. A step above is the Ryzen 3 1300X which will also be a quad core Zen-architecture based CPU, but will sport a slightly higher clock speed at 3.5GHz and a boost clock of 3.7GHz. XFR will further add an additional 200MHz for those with appropriate cooling. Both CPUs are rated at 65W TDP and will come with Wraith Stealth cooling out of the box.
The Ryzen 3 1200 will retail for $109 and the Ryzen 3 1300X will retail for $129 to compete against Intel’s Core i3 series processors.