Average Bench: 75.1% (104th of 1147)

Based on 15,643 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F11 Model: AMD Ryzen 3 1300X Quad-Core Processor

At a list price of just $129, the quad core, Ryzen 3 1300X is a great budget CPU. The Ryzen 3 series is based on AMD's powerful and energy efficient Zen core architecture as already featured in the mainstream Ryzen 5 series and performance Ryzen 7 series, both launched earlier this year. The 1300X is fully unlocked with a stock base clock speed of 3.5 GHz running up to 3.7 GHz for boost and has a TDP of 65W. The 1300X comes with AMD's Wraith Stealth cooler, but significantly, it is devoid of integrated graphics. Although this can be inexpensively rectified, it may be a stumbling block to those at the entry-level of the market. By comparison, Intel's dual core, four thread i3-7350K comes with 630 HD integrated graphics. In terms of effective speed, early benchmarks for the 1300X just pip the 7350K to the post but results in specific games will depend on the extent to which the game is able to use more than two processing cores simultaneously. The 1300X scores around 20% higher on quad-core tests whereas the 7350K scores 16% higher on single-core tests. The Ryzen 1300X has been released alongside the similar Ryzen 3 1200 which is also an unlocked quad-core with slightly lower base / boost clock speeds of 3.1 / 3.4 GHz and a slightly lower price of just $109. [Jul '17 CPUPro]

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Good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 3 1300X averaged 24.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 3 1300X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 407Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 387Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 3 1300X is 28.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 3 1300X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 397Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 417Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,643 samples)
Min Avg Max
82 SC Int 100 110
89.5 SC Float 109 120
85.6 SC Mixed 104 115
83.6% 104 Pts
Min Avg Max
260 QC Int 371 429
292 QC Float 407 470
275 QC Mixed 387 449
88.1% 389 Pts
Min Avg Max
306 MC Int 382 432
342 MC Float 417 471
321 MC Mixed 397 451
59.7% 399 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 104
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 427
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 427
64% 426 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 108
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 111
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 367
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 421
92% 408 Pts
MC Int 403
MC Float 442
MC Mixed 428
64% 424 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 94
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 395
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 410
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 405
60% 401 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 84.6
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 105
80% 99.5 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 371
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 396
MC Mixed 415
60% 403 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $129 @ launch in Jul '17
AmazonUS $1051 day
EbayUS $10529 mins
NeweggUS $11010 months
OutletPCUS $14020 hrs
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Typical Ryzen 3 1300X Builds (Compare 12,259 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI B350M GAMING PRO (MS-7A39) - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $543

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 Comments

A landmark increase in processor performance...

Added 21 months ago.

Good

17 hrs ago.

Süper gta 5 i 720 fps alıyorum!!!!!! hayat bu beeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Excellent

10 days ago.

sangat bagus buat main game dan harganya murah


Good

12 days ago.

good, it works but not amazingly


Good

2 months ago.

cheaper, nice, and it will end with intel lmao


Good

1 month ago.

Great Workstation and Gaming CPU. Cheap yet very Powerful, screw Intel's Pricing and some of their CPUs


Good

14 days ago.

Great product, amazing value.


Good

19 days ago.

Its like you bought mid range i5 for an i3 price. Well done AMD. The only weakness of the cpu is its single core perf but you can oc it to raise it single core performance.


Good

9 months ago.

Best Budget CPU EVER!! While the i5-8400 is much faster than the R3 1300X But The I5-8400 isn't really mean't for gaming since 4 cores are enough for gaming.


Good

9 months ago.

For the price it's kind of a jack of all trades, you can do some gaming but when you need to crunch some number you wont be left to mutch in the dark


Good

21 days ago.

First time AMD is getting into market bcz of it's performance and it's price i'm going for a Ryzen 3 1300X


Excellent

2 months ago.

nice 'cheap' cpu for every budget, can be easily overclocked 10%


Good

21 months ago.


Terrible

19 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

1 month ago.

very cool


Excellent

20 months ago.

Ryzen/AMD's best Budget Quad Core CPU to date. Doesn't perform as well as a i5-7600k but far cheaper.


Excellent

20 months ago.

this CPU has the best bang for buck


Excellent

21 months ago.

Look like a good price for superb performance.


Excellent

16 months ago.

The most bang for the buck.


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