AMD Ryzen 3 1200

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 Benchmark

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 Processor benchmark, specs and release date - 3 GHz 4 core AMD Ryzen 3 Desktop CPU rating. Is the Ryzen 3 1200 good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

27 %
Average score from 4 samples
Medium uncertainty

Ranked 663rd out of 1,337 in the CPU Database.

Overall Gaming Multitasking Heavy Workloads
27 % 49 % 21 % 20 %
Average Very Good Average Average

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Geekbench (multi)
Geekbench (multi)
Geekbench (single)
Geekbench (single)
Cinebench R23
Cinebench R23
3DMark Physics
3DMark Physics
2,656 819 3,013 2,707

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CPU Comparison

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AMD Ryzen 3 1200
27 %


Clock Speed 3.1 GHz
Turbo Speed 3.4 GHz
Cores 4
Threads 4
L1 Cache 384 KiB
L2 Cache 2048 KiB
L3 Cache 8 MiB
PCIe Revision 3
Family Ryzen 3 Desktop
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channels 2
Release Date 2017-07-27
Has Unlocked Multiplier Yes
TDP 65 W

AMD Ryzen 3 1200

The Ryzen 3 1200 is a 4 core CPU from AMD released in 2017. This chip has an average overall score at 27% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 49%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the Ryzen 3 1200 scores 21% and 20% respectively. Indeed, this is an average rating for very heavy workloads.

The Ryzen 3 1200 has 4 cores and 4 threads. This chip has no simultaneous multithreading support, as it has the same number of cores as threads. This AMD CPU has a clock speed of 3.1 GHz and a turbo speed of 3.4 GHz : a higher clock speed that can be reached when thermals and power delivery allow. This CPU has an unlocked multiplier and allows for overclocking. With adequate cooling and a good power supply, it's possible to run this CPU at a higher clock speed.

As for memory, the Ryzen 3 1200 makes use of DDR4 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs. Furthermore, this chip can handle up to 2 channels of RAM, a multichannel memory architecture allows for higher data transfer between the CPU and the memory. However, to take advantage of this, you must have enough memory slots filled.

In terms of cache, the Ryzen 3 1200 has 384 KiB of level 1 cache, 2 MiB of level 2 cache and 8 MiB of level 3 cache. This is a fast memory located close to the processor, which stores copies of frequently used data from main memory.

This CPU has fast connectivity with support for PCI-Express Gen 3. The faster the PCIe link, the better. This allows for better performance with GPUs and NVME SSDs.

Power and thermals for the AMD Ryzen 3 1200 CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 65 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.

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