The Ryzen 3 1200 and Ryzen 3 1300X retails for S$165 and S$199 or USD 109 and USD 129 on Amazon and is available from 27 Jul 2017 online and retail stores. Both processors comes with Wraith Stealth Cooler.

The processors can be paired with the following motherboards from ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI, BIOSTAR, ASROCK

The system is pit against Intel’s B250 chipset motherboard. Both platform uses the same NVIDIA 1080 graphics card and driver. Memory used is GEIL EVO X 2 x 8 GB running XMP at 3200MHz.

It can be seem that the frame rate for the Ryzen  3 1300X surpasses most of the processors. The Intel Core i3 – 7300 comes close to the Ryzen 3 1300X in performance. The 1200 is slightly lower in clock speed and it did fare pretty well versus the competition.

(Data : AMD)

Benchmark : 3D Mark Time Spy

From the results, it is very clear cut that the performance of the 2 processor is better than the Core i3-7300. In fact, the final score, the 2 processors also lead the Intel processors. The Intel counterpart seems to perform better in terms of its graphics score which is not too far off from the Ryzen 3 processors.

(Data : AMD)

By Harry