Average Bench: 66.9% (386th of 1323)

Based on 38,400 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]

Above average average bench

The AMD Ryzen 3 1300X averaged 33.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 102Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 201Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 3 1300X is 24.7%. 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 382Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 382Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 38,400 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.4 Memory 68.5 78.4
79.2 1-Core 102 112
157 2-Core 201 221
70.5% 124 Pts
Min Avg Max
227 4-Core 376 426
260 8-Core 382 435
51.7% 379 Pts
Min Avg Max
261 64-Core 382 432
25.6% 382 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.4
1-Core 111
2-Core 221
77% 136 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 444
60% 442 Pts
64-Core 446
30% 446 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.2
1-Core 103
2-Core 221
73% 131 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 418
57% 416 Pts
64-Core 425
28% 425 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.7
1-Core 108
2-Core 208
72% 127 Pts
4-Core 412
8-Core 411
56% 412 Pts
64-Core 411
28% 411 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.2
1-Core 106
2-Core 206
74% 128 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 353
49% 357 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 63.4
1-Core 99.6
2-Core 199
68% 121 Pts
4-Core 354
8-Core 369
49% 362 Pts
64-Core 356
24% 356 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,528,343 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $129 @ launch in Jul '17
AmazonUS $1911 day
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Typical Ryzen 3 1300X Builds (Compare 43,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $517

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 Comments

A landmark increase in processor performance...

Added 4 years ago.

Excellent

28 days ago.

Normal people dont post comments or "reviews", why would they? Only company plebs trying to sell sh** do that. Took me a few stings to figure it out. Gotta give the AMD "fanboys" 10/10 for hard work, they are all over it - HOOYA


Good

2 months ago.

it is not worth buying for playing newer games anymore


Good

8 months ago.

I love this cheap cpu. I got it very cheap 3 years ago. It gets the job done nicely! ♥


Excellent

11 months ago.

cheaper, nice, and it will end with intel lmao


Excellent

23 months ago.

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


Excellent

11 months ago.

I am using it from a year now, no problems with overclock even that I am doing it first time in my life


Excellent

18 months ago.

es muy buen procesador muy eficas rapio yo lo considero que de stream me fasino


Excellent

2 years 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


Good

13 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.


Excellent

2 years 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


Excellent

9 months ago.

fast single core, great for everyday usage


Good

4 years ago.


Terrible

4 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

4 years ago.

this CPU has the best bang for buck


Excellent

4 years ago.

Look like a good price for superb performance.


Excellent

4 years ago.

The most bang for the buck.


Good

2 years ago.

Good budget CPU. But 4 cores and only 4 threads is starting to not be enough for open-world games at this point. CPU struggles with AC Odyssey and Origins, as well as with Battlefield 1 and 5.


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