AMD has just announced the availability for two of its mainstream desktop processors: The Ryzen 3 1300X and 1200. Both are equipped with true quad-core unlocked performance for both computing and gaming.

Both processors support the new AM4 infrastructure and are designed to provide maximum performance for esports gaming and computing applications, and thanks to 4 physical cores, multitasking is a breeze. Like all socket AM4 processors, Ryzen 3 is also multiplier unlocked for those who want to overclock.

Product Line Model Cores Threads Base Clock (GHz) Boost Clock (GHz) TDP (Watts) PRICE


AMD Ryzen 3 1300X 4 4 3.5 3.7 65 PhP 7,250.00
VAT inclusive
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 4 4 3.1 3.4 65 PhP 6,000.00
VAT inclusive



Ryzen 3 1300X has a base clock of 3.5 GHz, a precision boost of 3.7GHz, and can even go as high as 3.9 GHz with XFR using premium cooling. The Ryzen 3 1200 has a base clock of 3.1 GHz and a precision boost of 3.4 GHz. Ryzen 3 processors feature an artificial intelligence learns about your applications to intelligently send workloads to the fastest pathway inside the CPU for optimized performance. Ryzen 3 processors are also AMD VR Ready.


AMD Ryzen 3 models are now available from retailers around the world, with extensive motherboard designs from all top ODMs – the X370, B350 and the A320, the latter intended for mainstream PCs at consumer-friendly price points.

Thermal Solutions

Both the AMD Ryzen 1300X and Ryzen 1200 come with the Wraith Stealth cooler, the quietest, lowest-profile option in the Wraith cooler lineup. The top-of-the-line Wraith Max cooler with RGB programmable LED is also now available for individual sale for $59 SEP USD.

Compatible with AM4, AM3, and FM2 motherboards, the Wraith Max cooler is capable of providing the required cooling to enable XFR on Ryzen 7 1800X, 1700X, and Ryzen 5 1600X while maintaining a noise level under 38dBA.

7th Generation A-Series & Athlon Processors for Socket AM4

AMD also announced the worldwide release of the 7th Generation AMD A-Series desktop processor (Bristol Ridge) and the AMD Athlon™ X4 CPU for socket AM4 as entry-level processor solutions.

Designed to offer a premium experience with superior unlocked performance and efficiency for entry level PCs, 7th Gen A-Series processors are powered by Radeon graphics for impressive gaming and responsive computing.

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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.