AMDYD1200BBAEBOX
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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 25,008 user samples
11,719 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 52% Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 52% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 147th / 1110
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
13,289 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 85% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 85%
SPEED RANK: 84th / 1110
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
68.6 % 75.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+10%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
95.4 Pts 104 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+9%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
354 Pts 371 Pts +5%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
361 Pts 586 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+62%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
113 Pts 114 Pts +1%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
441 Pts +3% 430 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
445 Pts 644 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+45%
Market Share
Based on 9,330,401 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.3 % 0.37 % Higher market share.
+23%
Value
Value For Money
105 % Slightly better value.
+7%
98.1 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
81 % 97 % More popular.
+20%
Price
Price (score)
$94 Much cheaper.
+35%
$145
Age
Newest
10 Months More recent.
+29%
14 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts 65 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
4 threads 8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 14 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.1 GHz 3.5 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+13%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.7 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+9%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
109 Pts 109 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
118 Pts 118 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
427 Pts +3% 416 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
464 Pts +5% 443 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
429 Pts 623 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+45%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
466 Pts 648 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+39%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The Ryzen 3 1200 is the second of AMD's new entry level CPUs which feature the latest Zen core architecture, as already seen in the Ryzen 5 and 7 series. Like its sister, the Ryzen 3 1300X, the 1200 is a four core CPU which offers fantastic value for money. Priced at just $109, this unlocked processor has stock base / boost clock speeds of 3.1 / 3.4 GHz respectively, compared to 3.5 / 3.7 GHz for the 1300X. Early benchmarks show that the Ryzen 3 1200 is worthy competition to Intel's six month old and currently 50% more expensive i3-7320. This may make the fact that the 1200 comes without integrated graphics more forgivable. The dual core, hyperthreaded i3-7320 beats the 1300 in single threaded tests by over 20% but the 1200 wins in multi-threaded tasks, scoring 10% higher for quad-core benchmarks, making the Ryzen 3 1200 a better choice for thread intensive workloads. [Jul '17 CPUPro]

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The quad core and octa threaded Ryzen 1500X is a sub-$200 chip based on AMD's latest Zen architecture. It is released this month as part of the Ryzen 5 launch – a mid-market range specced out to challenge Intel's i5 series and yield considerably better multi-threaded performance at budget prices. Comparing the i5-7600K shows that the 7600K is 20% faster for single and quad core workloads but looses by 20% for multi-core workloads. The Ryzen 5 line-up also includes the 6 core 12 threaded 1600X. By comparison, the 1500X is 24% less expensive, comes with a Wraith Spire cooler and impressively yields very similar single and quad core performance, but multi-core performance lags 50% behind the 1600X. Both chips can be overclocked, but out the box, the base and boost clock speeds are 3.5GHz and 3.7GHz for the 1500X and 3.6GHz and 4.0GHz for the 1600X. The 1500X is a very reasonable CPU for the money, which thanks to AMD's recent IPC improvements, punches far above its weight for multi-threaded performance by Intel's standards. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) June 2018 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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