Average Bench: 67% (348th of 1276)

Based on 30,201 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 33.0% 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 200Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 3 1300X is 25.5%. 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 379Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 378Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,201 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.1 Memory 69.3 78.2
78.1 1-Core 102 112
149 2-Core 200 222
70.6% 124 Pts
Min Avg Max
233 4-Core 372 429
266 8-Core 378 431
51.1% 375 Pts
Min Avg Max
264 64-Core 379 436
25.4% 379 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.6
1-Core 106
2-Core 211
75% 131 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 421
58% 421 Pts
64-Core 418
28% 418 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.4
1-Core 65
2-Core 186
60% 106 Pts
4-Core 267
8-Core 281
37% 274 Pts
64-Core 349
23% 349 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 39,004,640 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $129 @ launch in Jul '17
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Typical Ryzen 3 1300X Builds (Compare 27,584 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus PRIME A320M-K - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $327

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 Comments

A landmark increase in processor performance...

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11 hrs ago.

just comparing some cpu cause im canvassing


Excellent

8 months 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


Excellent

2 months ago.

it is not worth buying for playing newer games anymore


Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

cheaper, nice, and it will end with intel lmao


Excellent

13 months ago.

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


Excellent

21 days 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

7 months ago.

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


Excellent

15 months 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

2 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

16 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

3 years ago.


Excellent

12 months ago.

fast single core, great for everyday usage


Excellent

3 years ago.

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


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

3 years ago.

this CPU has the best bang for buck


Excellent

3 years ago.

Look like a good price for superb performance.


Excellent

3 years ago.

The most bang for the buck.


Good

19 months 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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