Average Bench: 81.1% (140th of 1316)

Based on 9,575 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00870F10 Model: AMD Ryzen 3 3300X 4-Core Processor

The 3300X is a 4-core Ryzen CPU. Priced at just $120 USD, it offers far better value to gamers than all the previous Ryzen CPUs. This is great news for potential buyers, but bad luck for gamers that recently spent nearly three times more on the 8-core 3700X. The reduction from eight to four cores results in more efficient caching and higher boost clocks. AMD’s marketing has abruptly broken from the firmly established “moar cores” mantra to a conveniently realistic: four cores are actually okay. Shifting goalposts this quickly reveals an unhealthy focus on first time buyers and a brazen disregard for existing customers. Sales tactics aside, unfortunately the 3300X remains constrained by architectural latency and the associated gaming bottleneck (frame drops). Comparing an overclocked 3300X pegged at 4425 MHz to a stock Intel Core i3-10100 running at 4100 MHz shows that the i3-10100 delivers better gaming performance in four out of five games. The 10100 also includes an iGPU with QuickSync hardware encoding. Since additional cores make little difference to gamers, there are no significant upgrades beyond the 3300X in the Ryzen product stack. In order to achieve better gaming performance, it is necessary to upgrade to a higher tier Intel CPU. Despite the barrage of anonymous hearsay pushed on social media, users will be hard pressed to find actual use cases that favor the 3300X over the i3-10100, especially when the 10100 is not handicapped by 2666 MHz RAM. Gamers are bottlenecked by the Ryzen architecture and desktop users need integrated graphics. [Jun '20 CPUPro]

Poor: 71%Average: 81.1% Great: 90%
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Very good average bench

The AMD Ryzen 3 3300X averaged just 18.9% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This is an excellent result which ranks the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X near the top of the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 135Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 261Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X is just 18.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 725Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 719Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,575 samples)
Min Avg Max
68 Memory 78.3 87.6
118 1-Core 135 141
220 2-Core 261 281
88.4% 158 Pts
Min Avg Max
381 4-Core 451 510
601 8-Core 719 776
74.4% 585 Pts
Min Avg Max
625 64-Core 725 779
48.6% 725 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 140
2-Core 274
92% 165 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 759
78% 616 Pts
64-Core 755
51% 755 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.4
1-Core 134
2-Core 261
90% 160 Pts
4-Core 453
8-Core 734
75% 593 Pts
64-Core 732
49% 732 Pts
AM4, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 135
2-Core 260
89% 158 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 658
68% 536 Pts
64-Core 708
48% 708 Pts
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $120 @ launch in May '20
AmazonUS $2503 days
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Typical Ryzen 3 3300X Builds (Compare 61,721 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $653

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 Comments

3rd generation AMD Ryzen processor, built to perform, designed to win...

Added 13 months ago.

Excellent

4 months ago.

Almost the same performance as the 3600 for 80 dollars less.


Excellent

9 months ago.

You can play any game if you have a good graphic card


Excellent

3 months ago.

It's newer architecture and it supports pci 4.0 for new tecnologies


Excellent

12 days ago.

Im using it And it good for gaming compare to Ryzen 5 2600


Excellent

6 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


Good

12 months ago.


Good

13 months ago.

"Aside from the horde of anonymous marketers on reddit and in forums, gamers will be hard pressed to find arguments in favor of the 3300X over the i3-10100." How about total platform cost and thermal performance/power draw?


Excellent

13 months ago.

AMD just out did themselves with this one


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