HomeTechnologyEntry-level AMD Ryzen 3 1300X and 1200 announced, Coming July 27, 2017

Entry-level AMD Ryzen 3 1300X and 1200 announced, Coming July 27, 2017

The two most anticipated entry-level AMD Ryzen 3 CPUs; Ryzen 3 1300X and 1200 are finally announced and will be coming out July 27, 2017. According to rumored news, the Ryzen 1300X will cost $129 while Ryzen 3 1200 will cost $109. This puts AMD ahead of Intel’s Core i3 CPUs as they almost cost double the rumored price of entry level Ryzen 3 CPUs.

Specification wise, the Ryzen 3 1300X and 1200 comes with 4 cores and 4 threads. AMD not only surpasses the competition in low cost but it gives the users and edge over Intel i3 CPUs. Current Intel’s i3 CPUs come with 2 Cores and 2 Threads, while AMD Ryzen 3 CPUs will have double cores and threads than its rivals.

Ryzen 3 1300X

Since Intel will roll out improved i3 CPUs later this year, with 4 cores, no thread and no hyperthreading, AMD Ryzen 3 CPUs are still a better option for obvious reasons. First, Ryzen 3 1300X and 1200 are coming out this July, with double cores and threads and if rumored prices become official, Ryzen 3 will beat the competition in terms of performance, cheapness and CPU diversity in the market.

It comes down to personal preferences, since Intel has dominated the PC market since long and AMD with Ryzen family is a rising player. But, statistically, you cannot deny how much Ryzen family offers the performance, core count, more threads with lower cost than Intel’s counterpart CPUs.

AMD recently teased its Threadripper CPUs that will compete the Core X series CPUs, check out here.

Let us know what you think about the upcoming Ryzen 3 1300X and 1200. Would you prefer these two CPUs for entry-level budget? Or you will stick around, wait for improved Intel i3 CPUs, and let us know in comments section below.


Irfan Ansari
There is an exquisite level of fun to play, talk and write about video games. I am all that.


  1. […] AMD Ryzen Threadripper processors are targeted for PC enthusiasts only, since its packs massive core count and even more number of threads. Intel also aims to launch its core i9 processors for PC enthusiasts, but Threadripper processor is comparatively cheap and may come out with liquid cooler out of the box. This source information is more than enough to shake the faith of Intel fans that look forward to the launch of Core i9. Core i9 will most likely come with stock cooler that too at an additional price along with the base CPU. On the contrary, you will get additional liquid cooler in total price of a Threadripper CPU. […]


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