AMD Ryzen 3 1200 vs AMD Athlon 3000G

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AMD Ryzen 3 1200 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Athlon 3000G
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Athlon 3000G

CPU comparison

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 or AMD Athlon 3000G - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD Ryzen 3 1200 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.40 GHz. Up to 64 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The AMD Ryzen 3 1200 was released in Q1/2017.

The AMD Athlon 3000G has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.50 GHz. The CPU supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The AMD Athlon 3000G was released in Q4/2019.
AMD Ryzen 3 (33) Family AMD Athlon (29)
AMD Ryzen 1000 (15) CPU group AMD Athlon 3000 (1)
1 Generation 4
Summit Ridge (Zen) Architecture Dali (Zen)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD Ryzen 3 1200 has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 3 1200 is 3.10 GHz (3.40 GHz) while the AMD Athlon 3000G has 2 CPU cores and 4 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the AMD Athlon 3000G is at 3.50 GHz (3.50 GHz).

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 Characteristic AMD Athlon 3000G
4 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.10 GHz Frequency 3.50 GHz
3.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.50 GHz
3.10 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.50 GHz

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 Characteristic AMD Athlon 3000G
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The AMD Ryzen 3 1200 or AMD Athlon 3000G 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.

no iGPU GPU AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 (Raven Ridge)
GPU frequency 1.00 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) --
-- GPU Generation 8
Technology 14 nm
Max. displays 3
-- Compute units 3
-- Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
-- DirectX Version 12

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 iGPU GPU AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 (Raven Ridge)
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD Ryzen 3 1200 can use up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 42.7 GB/s. The AMD Athlon 3000G supports up to 64 GB of memory in 2 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 42.7 GB/s.

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 Characteristic AMD Athlon 3000G
DDR4-2666 Memory DDR4-2666
64 GB Max. Memory 64 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
42.7 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 42.7 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
2.00 MB L2 Cache --
8.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
20 PCIe lanes 16
19.7 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the AMD Ryzen 3 1200 is 65 W, while the AMD Athlon 3000G has a TDP of 35 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 Characteristic AMD Athlon 3000G
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 35 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
95 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The AMD Ryzen 3 1200 is manufactured in 14 nm and has 10.00 MB cache. The AMD Athlon 3000G is manufactured in 14 nm and has a 4.00 MB cache.

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 Characteristic AMD Athlon 3000G
14 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
AM4 (PGA 1331) Socket AM4 (PGA 1331)
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2017 Release date Q4/2019
120 $ Release price 49 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 5 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 (95%)
AMD Athlon 3000G (98%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 6 CPU benchmarks
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 (100%)
AMD Athlon 3000G (77%)

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 Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
800 (86%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
933 (100%)

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 Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
2574 (100%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
2285 (89%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
1073 (100%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1043 (97%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3064 (100%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
2169 (71%)

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 Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
333 (98%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
339 (100%)

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 Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1191 (100%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
887 (74%)

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 Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
6315 (100%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
4491 (71%)

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 Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
375 (100%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
343 (91%)

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 Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
1372 (100%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1040 (76%)

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 Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
129 (93%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
139 (100%)

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 Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
477 (100%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
388 (81%)

Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
52 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
141 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
877 (100%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
2C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
2163 (100%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Ryzen 3 1200
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Athlon 3000G AMD Athlon 3000G
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 (Raven Ridge) @ 1.00 GHz
384 (100%)

Devices using this processor

AMD Ryzen 3 1200 AMD Athlon 3000G
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