AMD Ryzen 3 1200: specs and benchmarks

AMD Ryzen 3 1200

Summary

AMD started Ryzen 3 1200 sales 28 July 2017 at a recommended price of $109. This is Zen architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.1 GHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is an AM4 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt. It supports DDR4-2666 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 14.35 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Ryzen 3 1200 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
23.84
 
Type
Desktop
 
Series
AMD Ryzen 3
 
Achitecture codename
Zen
 
Release date
28 July 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$109
 
of 999 (Xeon W3530)
Price now
$85
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

Ryzen 3 1200's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Ryzen 3 1200's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
3.1 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
96K (per core)
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
8 MB
 
of 256 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Die size
192 mm2
 
Transistor count
4,800 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Ryzen 3 1200 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1 (Uniprocessor)
 
Socket
AM4
 
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Ryzen 3 1200. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Ryzen 3 1200 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Ryzen 3 1200.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2666
 
Maximum memory size
64 GB
 
of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
39.74 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Ryzen 3 1200.
Integrated graphics
-
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Ryzen 3 1200's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
20
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Ryzen 3 1200. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

14.35

3DMark06 CPU

5419

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

4178

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

13961

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

1.53

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

5.5

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

135

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

480

WinRAR 4.0

2481

x264 encoding pass 1

160

x264 encoding pass 2

33

TrueCrypt AES

2.6

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit single-core

3881

Geekbench 4.0 64-bit multi-core

10545

Passmark

6784

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Ryzen 3 1200 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Ryzen 3 1200 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 3 1200 from Intel is Core i5-6400, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

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