AMD FX-8300 vs AMD Ryzen 3 1200

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AMD FX-8300 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
AMD FX-8300 AMD Ryzen 3 1200

CPU comparison

AMD FX-8300 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200 ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD FX-8300 has 8 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.20 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The AMD FX-8300 was released in Q2/2013.

The AMD Ryzen 3 1200 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.40 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 3 1200 was released in Q1/2017.
AMD FX Family AMD Ryzen 3
AMD FX-8000 CPU group AMD Ryzen 1000
2 Generation 1
Vishera (Bulldozer) Architecture Summit Ridge (Zen)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD FX-8300 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

8 Cores 4
8 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.30 GHz Frequency 3.10 GHz
4.20 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.40 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.10 GHz

Internal Graphics

The AMD FX-8300 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation
Technology
Max. displays
Execution units
Shader
Max. GPU Memory
DirectX Version

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR3-1866 Memory DDR4-2666
Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
-- Bandwidth 42.7 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
L2 Cache
8.00 MB L3 Cache 8.00 MB
PCIe version 3.0
PCIe lanes 20

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

95 W TDP (PL1) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 95 °C

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the AMD FX-8300 or AMD Ryzen 3 1200 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

32 nm Technology 14 nm
Unknown Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
AM3+ Socket AM4 (LGA 1331)
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2013 Release date Q1/2017
-- Release price 120 $
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
180 (54%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
333 (100%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1088 (91%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1191 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
517 (65%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
800 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
2311 (90%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
2574 (100%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
217 (58%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
375 (100%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 3.30 GHz
1289 (94%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1372 (100%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
8844 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
6795 (77%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
96 (74%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
129 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
649 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
477 (73%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
2144 (62%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
3464 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
10892 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
9145 (84%)
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1.11 (70%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1.59 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
6.77 (100%)
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
5.33 (79%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Devices using this processor

AMD FX-8300 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
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