AMD Ryzen 3 3300X Review

Entry-level Desktop processor released in 2020 with 4 cores and 8 threads. With base clock at 3.8GHz, max speed at 4.3GHz, and a 65W power rating. Ryzen 3 3300X is based on the Matisse 7nm family and part of the Ryzen 3 series.
Price 100%
Speed 77%
Productivity 66%
Gaming 91%
Category Desktop
Target entry-level
Socket Compatibility AM4
Integrated Graphics None
Cooler Included Yes
Overclock Potential 2 %
Year 2020 Model
Price 120 USD
Number of Cores 4 Cores
Number of Threads 8 Threads
Core Frequency 3.8 GHz
Boost Frequency 4.3 GHz
Max Stable Overclock 4.5 GHz
Power Consumption 65 W
Manufacturing Process 7 nm
L3 Cache 16 MB
Maximum Supported Memory 128 GB
Price-Value Score 100 %
Speed Score 77 %
Productivity Score 66 %
Gaming Score 91 %
Max 1080p Bottleneck 24 %
Max 1440p Bottleneck 12 %
Max 4K Bottleneck 6 %
Overall Score 53/100

The Ryzen 3 3300X is one of AMD's entry-level Desktop processors. It was released in 2020 with 4 cores and 8 threads. With base clock at 3.8GHz, max speed at 4.3GHz, and a 65W power rating. The Ryzen 3 3300X is based on the Matisse 7nm family and is part of the Ryzen 3 series.

Ryzen 3 3300X is also the successor of AMD's last gen Ryzen 3 2300X processor that was based on the Zen and 14nm process and was released in 2018.

In our mind, the best processors are the ones that deliver outstanding performance at a reasonable price point. And, the Ryzen 3 3300X absolutely nails this concept.

This processor packs 4-cores and 8-threads in a mainstream package for the first time, and does it at a similar price point as the Core i3-9100F, a processor with just 4-cores and 4-threads.

Now, we're asking ourselves whether or not the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X finally dethrones the Core i3-9100F as the de facto ruler of the mainstream processors. Ultimately, it depends: the Ryzen 3 3300X doesn't reach the same single-core performance as Intel, but we're starting to see more games adopt multi-threaded CPUs, so that doesn't matter as much.

AMD Ryzen 3 3rd Generation, and the Zen 2 architecture itself, is notable because it leads 7nm processors to the mainstream for the first time. But, there’s a lot more going on under the hood than just a smaller manufacturing node.

Increased IPC improvements, along with the massive turbo boost of 4.3GHz mean that even in single core performance – long a weak link of AMD’s processors – comes within reaching distance of rival chips.

One thing that the switch to 7nm silicon has allowed for however, is an increase in cache size. AMD is now describing its L3 and L2 cache in a combined spec of 6 x 512 kB and 16. But, because the 7nm CPU cores are contained within their own chiplets, AMD was able to pack much more in – with a whopping 6 x 512 kB and 16. This is a really big deal, as it allows for much faster performance, especially when you’re shooting for high framerates in 1080p games, and will be especially effective in old esports titles like Counter Strike: Global Offensive.

Finally, the shrink down to 7nm allows for much better energy efficiency. Because of the Zen 2 architecture, AMD Ryzen 3 3 Generation processors like the Ryzen 3 3300X and Ryzen 3 3100 should be up to 58% more efficient than comparable Intel processors. This isn’t the most noteworthy feature here, but, hey, it should translate to lower electricity bills, and in today’s economy every little bit helps, right?

AMD's Zen 2 series has landed, upping the ante with Intel in its high-stakes game for desktop PC market dominance with a well-rounded lineup of new chips that push mainstream platforms to higher core counts and more raw compute than we've ever seen. As a result, Intel's commanding presence in the enthusiast space is threatened in a way we haven't seen in over a decade.

The Ryzen 3 3300X takes the basic ingredients of the Zen 2 microarchitecture, which brings an average of 15% more instructions per cycle (IPC) throughput, and 7nm process and melds them into a high-performance chip that is impressive across our test suite, especially when we factor in the competitive pricing, backward compatibility with most AM4 socket motherboards, unlocked overclocking features, and bundled cooler.

The $120 Ryzen 3 3300X lands in the pricing gap between the $143 Core i3-9300 and the $74 Core i3-9100F. Of course, the Core i3-9100F slots in as the Ryzen 3 3300X's natural competitor, and while it matches the AMD part with 4 physical cores, Intels trimming of the Hyper-Threading feature leaves it with less threads than the Ryzen 3 3300X.

As the higher-priced version of the Ryzen 3 3100, the Ryzen 3 3300X has higher base and Boost frequencies of 3.8 and 4.3 GHz, respectively. That's an increase in base frequency and a bump to boost clocks, but the real advantage should lay in the higher Package Power Tracking (PPT) envelope, which is a measurement of the maximum amount of power delivered to the socket. The Ryzen 3 3100's PPT tops out at 65W, while the motherboard can pump up to 142W to the Ryzen 3 3300X at peak performance. That opens up much more aggressive boost behavior, on both single and multiple cores, that could widen the performance gap beyond what we see on the spec sheet.

As we've seen, gaming remains an advantage for Intel, so if squeezing out every last frame is all you care about, Intel's processors are a good choice. Much of that performance advantage will be less noticeable when gaming at higher resolutions, or if you pair the processors with a lesser graphics card.

But, like most humans, if you do things other than gaming, the Ryzen 3 3300X offers a better mixture of performance in single- and multi-threaded applications. The Ryzen 3 3300X offers twice the threads of the price-comparable Core i3-9100F, and it wields them to great effect in threaded workloads. As such, rendering and encoding remain a strong suit of the Ryzen 3 chips, and AMD's improvements to AVX throughput have yielded impressive results.

Value seekers who aren't afraid to press the Precision Boost Overdrive button and have sufficient cooling should look to the Ryzen 3 3100 for roughly equivalent performance to the Ryzen 3 3300X, particularly if gaming factors heavily into the buying decision. That could save you money, reinforcing our decision to give the Ryzen 3 3100 an Editor's Choice award.

It gets more interesting, however, when you compare the Ryzen 3 3300X to its main competitor. The Intel Core i3-9100F is available for $74, an 4-core processor with no hyperthreading, which means that the Ryzen 3 3300X offers twice the processing threads at a lower price tag. Intel is still king when it comes to single-core performance, but when it comes to multi-core ones, the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X is the absolute beast.

The AMD Ryzen 3 3300X, like the rest of AMD's Matisse processors, is built on a 7nm manufacturing node – the smallest in a commercially available CPU. What this means for most people is lower power consumption and much improved performance at the same time.

What this all means is that the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X is an absolute beast when it comes to multi-threaded workloads, especially at this price point. If you're counting on doing some video editing or compiling one hell of an Excel spreadsheet, you're going to see firsthand a performance boost with the Ryzen 3 3300X.

Bear in mind, however, that if you already have something like the Ryzen 3 2300X, this generation doesn't offer the biggest boost in performance. You might want to wait another year or so before dropping a few hundred bucks, or even opt to splurge on a higher-end but pricier chip.

The AMD Graphics have been disabled and therefore the Ryzen 3 3300X has no form of integrated graphics -- just like the Core i3-9100F. This is meant to make the Ryzen 3 3300X cheaper than the Ryzen 3 2300X, even though Intel's list pricing doesn't make this apparent, in practice the Ryzen 3 3300X can be had for $120 while the Ryzen 3 2300X is still $141, making the newer chip 18% cheaper. It also means it’s cheaper than the Core i3-9100F which is currently retailing for $74.

If you're mostly playing games on your PC, you will be happy buying either processor. Both proved to be solid options and are evenly matched with a slight advantage to the Intel chip if you don't tune up the Core i3 processor. The base performance we showed for the Ryzen 3 3300X can be achieved with $90 memory, while the Core i3-9100F will require $110 - $120 memory in order to enable the frame rates shown here. It’s not a big cost difference and right now with anything less than an RTX 2070 or Vega 64 you’ll more than likely become GPU limited.

Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X 4-core desktop processor that was released in May 2020. AMD offers the Ryzen 3 3300X without integrated graphics. It runs $120 shipped and is ideal for those that plan on using it a system with a dedicated graphics card.

One of the nice things about the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X processors is that the retail boxed models come with a CPU cooler. So, you can pick something like the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X up for $120 and don’t need to spend any extra money on CPU cooling.

The AMD Ryzen 3 3300X retail boxed processor comes with the traditional ‘pancake’ CPU cooler. Nothing fancy, but it gets the job done on this processor which is rated at 65W TDP. You do not need to have an aftermarket cooling solution unless you want to.

Our look today at the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X showed that it is a very capable processor. A 4-core processor sounds like it would be really under-powered these days, but we were pleasantly surprised with a snappy and very capable system. Having just 4 cores had this processor coming in at the back of the pack for heavily threaded workloads, but it performed better than some of its more expensive siblings in lightly threaded workloads where it shined thanks to its high base clocks.

The gaming tests with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti installed in the test system showed the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X was more capable than many might have expected. The basic entry-level processor from AMD that can be picked up for $120 was able to out perform the Core i3-9300 that runs $143 shipped in the three games we tested on. We know that you can’t test on just three games and declare something the overall victor, but it just goes to show that 4-core processors can still manage to get by today. Being able to play current game titles and stream to Twitch on the Ryzen 3 3300X was something we give playable results, but we were pleasantly surprised. As games become more threaded the ‘value’ in a 4-core processor continues to go down, but you can still get by with something like the Ryzen 3 3300X in a pinch.

Bottom Line, the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X does not get much media attention since it is entry-level 3 Gen Core Matisse processor, but it is a very capable processor that still delivers a good computing experience for entry-level users.

If extended overclocking and boost frequencies are trivial matters to you, AMD also offers the Ryzen 3 3100 at $99. It’s still outfitted with 4-cores and 8-threads, but clocks in at a slower 3.6GHz and maxes out at only 3.9GHz.

By comparison, Intel’s current 4-core processor is the Core i3-9300, which runs for a significantly higher $143 price tag. Going back a generation to Coffee Lake doesn’t make 4-core processors that much cheaper either, with the ageing Intel Core i3-8300 running for $138.

When it comes to encoding, the Ryzen 3 3300X shows off again by holding a frame rate that was twice higher than anything the Core i3-9300 could pull off. Surprisingly, this dramatic difference in performance didn’t carry over to the FryBench rendering test.

Now the biggest question is can AMD’s Ryzen 3 processor play games? The answer is simply yes as it got a respectable gaming score of 91% in our benchmarks.

The Ryzen 3 3300X clocks up to 4.3Ghz just as it promises on the box, and with AMD’s software you can take one of the cores all the way up to 4.4GHz. However, don’t expect to get much beyond that without seriously upgrading your cooling solution and manually tweaking voltages behind the operating system level.

If you’ve been looking for an affordable, powerhouse CPU that both works and parties hard, this is it.

That said, to squeeze out all the potential of this surprisingly potent entry-level chip, you’ll want (and need) to splurge on an enthusiast-grade X370, X470, X570 motherboard.

Fresh from a successful roll-out of mainstream Ryzen 3 CPUs, AMD's attack on Intel now extends down into the entry-level with its Ryzen 3 3300X processors, which the company is making available as of May 2020.

Although the 65W-rated cooler doesn't feature a copper base or the LEDs found on AMD's higher-end thermal solutions, it does handle Ryzen 3's heat output deftly enough to facilitate XFR-triggered frequencies. This gives you an extra 200 MHz. We were even able to overclock the Ryzen 3 3300X to 4.5 GHz within a reasonable temperature range. The fan also blows down onto the motherboard, which provide additional cooling around the socket. If you need more bling, AMD recently announced that it now offers the LED-equipped cooler separately.

Like all other Matisse chips, the Ryzen 3-series CPUs drop into any Socket AM4 motherboard. But most will find a home on boards equipped with the A320 chipset, which has provisions for overclocking and offers plenty of connectivity options. Unlike Intel, AMD plans to utilize its current socket until 2020, so upgrading to future models shouldn't require a new motherboard.

Which GPU to Pick for AMD Ryzen 3 3300X

Below is a comparison of all graphics cards average FPS performance (using an average of 80+ games at ultra quality settings), combined with the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X.

Graphics Card Price Cost Per Frame Avg 1080p Avg 1440p Avg 4K
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 24GB $ 1,499 $ 6.4 234.2 FPS
200.2 FPS
127.5 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 10GB $ 699 $ 3.4 204.1 FPS
174.4 FPS
111.1 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB $ 499 $ 3.2 156.1 FPS
133.5 FPS
85 FPS
NVIDIA TITAN RTX 24GB $ 2,499 $ 17.4 143.4 FPS
126.5 FPS
81.2 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11GB $ 1,299 $ 9.3 139.6 FPS
123.2 FPS
79 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8GB $ 699 $ 5.5 126.7 FPS
110.7 FPS
70.6 FPS
NVIDIA TITAN V 12GB $ 2,999 $ 24.7 121.4 FPS
107.2 FPS
70.1 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 8GB $ 699 $ 5.8 119.7 FPS
103.5 FPS
65.5 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB $ 759 $ 6.8 112.2 FPS
98.8 FPS
63 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8GB $ 499 $ 4.5 111.6 FPS
95.3 FPS
60.7 FPS
NVIDIA TITAN Xp 12GB $ 1,199 $ 10.9 110 FPS
95.3 FPS
62.1 FPS
AMD Radeon VII 16GB $ 699 $ 6.4 110 FPS
94.6 FPS
59.3 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT 8GB $ 399 $ 3.7 107.2 FPS
92.1 FPS
57.7 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8GB $ 499 $ 4.7 105.7 FPS
89.1 FPS
57.4 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER 8GB $ 400 $ 4 100.1 FPS
82.9 FPS
52.5 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5700 8GB $ 349 $ 3.6 98.2 FPS
84.5 FPS
52.8 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB $ 499 $ 5.2 95.3 FPS
80.8 FPS
50.7 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB $ 350 $ 3.7 94.2 FPS
76.3 FPS
47.4 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT 6GB $ 279 $ 3 92.6 FPS
79 FPS
49.3 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 295X2 4GB $ 1,499 $ 16.8 89.3 FPS
74.6 FPS
49.8 FPS
AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB $ 499 $ 5.6 89.1 FPS
76.7 FPS
47.8 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti 8GB $ 409 $ 4.6 88.3 FPS
74.8 FPS
46.8 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X 12GB $ 999 $ 11.6 85.9 FPS
71.9 FPS
45 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB $ 279 $ 3.3 84 FPS
71.2 FPS
44.5 FPS
AMD Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB $ 399 $ 4.8 83.5 FPS
71.7 FPS
44.8 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB $ 399 $ 4.9 81.3 FPS
68.2 FPS
42.4 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER 6GB $ 229 $ 2.9 79.2 FPS
67.2 FPS
42.1 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB $ 649 $ 8.7 74.7 FPS
63 FPS
39.4 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 6GB $ 220 $ 2.9 74.6 FPS
63.2 FPS
39.5 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 590 8GB $ 279 $ 3.9 70.8 FPS
58.2 FPS
35.6 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 FURY X 4GB $ 649 $ 9.6 67.9 FPS
59.8 FPS
38.4 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER 4GB $ 160 $ 2.5 64.9 FPS
54.9 FPS
34.3 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB 8GB $ 199 $ 3.1 64.3 FPS
52.9 FPS
32.3 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB $ 549 $ 8.6 64.1 FPS
53.4 FPS
33.6 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 580 8GB $ 229 $ 3.7 62.7 FPS
51.5 FPS
31.3 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 Nano 4GB $ 649 $ 10.5 61.7 FPS
53.5 FPS
34.2 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN BLACK 6GB $ 999 $ 16.7 59.9 FPS
49.5 FPS
32.5 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 FURY 4GB $ 549 $ 9.4 58.4 FPS
50.4 FPS
31.8 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB 6GB $ 254 $ 4.4 58.2 FPS
48.2 FPS
30.2 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB 4GB $ 169 $ 2.9 57.7 FPS
47.5 FPS
28.9 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 390X 8GB $ 429 $ 7.6 56.2 FPS
48.3 FPS
30.6 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 3GB $ 170 $ 3.1 55.2 FPS
45.9 FPS
28.7 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 4GB $ 329 $ 6.1 54.3 FPS
44.6 FPS
29 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB $ 400 $ 7.6 52.8 FPS
45 FPS
28.8 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 390 8GB $ 329 $ 6.3 52.4 FPS
44.1 FPS
26.3 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 570 4GB $ 169 $ 3.3 51.8 FPS
43.5 FPS
26.6 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB $ 149 $ 3 49.5 FPS
41.6 FPS
25.9 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 470 4GB $ 179 $ 3.9 46.2 FPS
39 FPS
24.3 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 380X 4GB $ 229 $ 5.9 38.8 FPS
32.5 FPS
20.7 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 285 2GB $ 249 $ 7.1 34.9 FPS
29.2 FPS
17.5 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 380 2GB $ 199 $ 5.8 34.6 FPS
28.9 FPS
17.5 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB $ 169 $ 5 34.1 FPS
28.6 FPS
17.9 FPS
AMD Radeon R9 280 3GB $ 279 $ 8.3 33.8 FPS
28.6 FPS
16.8 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2GB $ 199 $ 6 33.4 FPS
27.8 FPS
17.1 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 3GB $ 169 $ 5.8 29 FPS
24.2 FPS
14.8 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 560 4GB $ 99 $ 3.7 26.9 FPS
22.1 FPS
13.6 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 2GB $ 159 $ 6 26.3 FPS
21.6 FPS
13.8 FPS
AMD Radeon R7 370 2GB $ 149 $ 5.8 25.8 FPS
20.3 FPS
13.1 FPS
AMD Radeon R7 265 2GB $ 149 $ 5.8 25.7 FPS
19.7 FPS
12.6 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 460 4GB $ 140 $ 5.9 23.7 FPS
19.6 FPS
12.1 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB $ 149 $ 6.5 22.9 FPS
16.8 FPS
10.9 FPS
AMD Radeon RX 550 2GB $ 79 $ 4.2 18.7 FPS
15.5 FPS
9.5 FPS
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 2GB $ 79 $ 4.4 17.9 FPS
14.8 FPS
8.8 FPS

Related Discussions and Issues

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vouwrfract July 10, 2020

I need help with my CPU fans ramping up and down based on the motherboard's CPU temperature readout on my 3300X

CPU: Ryzen 3 3300X
Board: ASRock B450 ITX/ac

Based on my understanding of the data logs from HWInfo64 , my fans seem to ramp up and down based on my motherboard's reading of the CPU temperature under certain load conditions, and this temperature doesn't seem to be reflective of the CPU die temperature. The fan curve is my own and controlled directly from the UEFI and not through Windows.

As is apparent from the graph, there doesn't seem to be a constant offset between T_Ctl or the motherboard temperature and T_die or CCD1 temperature. During workloads like Cinebench, they seem to indicate almost the same temperature . For this, the fans ramp up correctly according to the curve I've set.

However, at other points, the motherboard / control temperature is much higher than the die temperature, and this leads to a constant ramping up and down of the fan. If we zoom into the 70°+ region during idle and low workloads, the die temperature hardly ever exceeds 70°C but the board registers the temperatures quite differently . This leads to the fan speeding up and down continuously when the load is low, rather than remaining pretty much at the same speed (like it should according to the fan curve and die temperature).

During the other two workloads (Aida 64 and Heaven 4.0), the fans were always to be ramped up because the CPU was hot enough, so the noise isn't the problem. However, the fans still continuously need to accelerate and decelerate because the motherboard keeps reading these temperature spikes that the CPU die doesn't seem to have .

Is this a motherboard problem or a CPU problem? Can I do anything to fix this? I am on the latest BIOS version available and it's a new PC so everything is up-to-date.

Edit: Also, is the idle voltage high or is it fine?

Edit 2: I am stupid. I should've removed the exhaust filter earlier. . Now I'll just set up more aggressive fan curves on the CPU cooler (it's tolerably silent at 50% speed) and I think I'm good to go. Thanks, everyone 🤦🏽‍♂️

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sirsquishy67 July 09, 2020

You're temps are too high at idle and its creating a higher ceiling under load. You may want to consider re-pasting the Cooler. As for the spikes, almost all Zen2 SKUs have a micro burst in temps that happen between 53c-57c and it makes the default fan curve do the ramp under a low load. Someone else said it in the thread but I am going to say it again, using a custom fan curve create a baseline level from 43c-52c (25%-35%, whatever is quiet) then level out from 54c-60c (40% or so its barely audible), then follow the default curve from 62c-90c to ensure you get proper cooling under high loads. I have had to do this on every Zen2 build due to how fine tuned the voltage spikes are with this technology.

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vouwrfract July 13, 2020

I recently replaced the cooler itself and dropped 15°C on load temps. The only way I can lower the temperatures is to make the system louder, or...

...hold on, I'll get back to you.

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20150614 July 12, 2020

Create your own fan-curve and set a constant speed until 55-65° as the baseline.

Some mobos also let you set a delay, so fans don't overreact to short spikes.

Your temps look high in any case. Is the cooler mounted properly?

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vouwrfract July 15, 2020

The fan curve is my own and set to constant till 70°. The problem is the spikes to above 70°.

ASRock BIOS seems to have no delay feature that I can find.

The temperatures are fine. It's a small cooler, a mini-ITX case, rather close to both the room heater (cold days) and a south-facing window (warm days) and the fan profiles are set for silence rather than temperature.

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CoomBucket July 14, 2020

2666Mhz RAM on AMD Ryzen 3300X Terrible or Fine for entry level? please help

So im deciding to get some GeiL 16gb ram rated at 2666mhz CAS ltency 19, im just hoping to get a second opinion from people that know what they're talking about, im hoping the ram wont reduce my frames in game for more than 20 or so? any help will be greatly appreciated :) one last thing, if i *have to* get 3200mhz or better ram im gonna have to get a different GPU and, "no i dont think i will".

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ShadesMLG July 15, 2020

That is some pretty terrible ram honestly, it's a slow speed and has a bad cas latency i also haven't heard of that brand before so I don't know how reliable it would be. Getting like a 3200mhz cl16 dual channel kit would definitely give you a noticable improvement

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CoomBucket July 16, 2020

you dont have GeiL in the US? and alright everyone is saying i should get better ram so i think i might...

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tree_mob July 11, 2020

GPU obviously matters more. What is your budget for the RAM?

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CoomBucket July 15, 2020

i have a total budget of $1500-$1600 AUD, i dont really have budgets for seperate parts just a total budget

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nikol1n0 July 10, 2020

If you want to get it, just dont, is there a possibility you get some rams with micron e-die?

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abqnm666 July 17, 2020

You don't have to, but it would really be better if you did for the 3300x. It really suffers at low FCLK, which is directly tied to memory clock. So 2666 will run 1333MHz FCLK, while 3200 would run 1600MHz FCLK. And this is the communication network inside the CPU, and really performs best between 1600 and 1800. You can lose 10-15% just by running 2666CL19 RAM vs 3200CL16 or even 3200CL18.

Are you in the US?

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CoomBucket July 10, 2020

im buying in Australia, my currency is AUD, the cheapest 3200mhz at c16 is an extra $60 which sort of pushes the budget too far

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vReadyyy July 31, 2020

3300x Overclock help

Hello guys, Can someone help me with the overclock of a Ryzen 3 3300x and ram? There is my build: -Ryzen 3 3300x -B550 Tomahawk -16gb 3200mhz Crucial Ballistix -RTX 2070s -Deepcool gammaxx 360 with push & pull fans -Cooler Master TD500 Mesh Thank so much.

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JimNotTim July 31, 2020

I assume you’re planning to upgrade CPU down the line, given your B550 board and bottleneck?

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Operation-Void July 31, 2020

Big oof because AMD are probably gonna change sockets for Ryzen 5000, and 400 series will support Ryzen 4000.

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vReadyyy August 01, 2020

Yes. I take the Ryzen 3 3300x to use the pc until Ryzen 4000, then I will take 4600

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Worried-Vast3335 July 15, 2020

Guys Please Help me . I am goimg to build my gaming pc and Is currently confused between ,ryzen 3500 and ryzen 3 3300x

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KingFlyntCoal July 16, 2020

It might help if you say what you're confused about.

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Burritozi11a July 16, 2020

The big difference between the different Ryzen models is core count.

Ryzen 3: 4 cores

Ryzen 5: 6 cores

Ryzen 7: 8 cores

Ryzen 9: 12 to 16 cores

In an ELI5 way, the more processing cores you have the more things (i.e. threads) your computer can do at the same time.

The long answer is you should think about what you want to do with your computer and what kinds of programs you want to run. Are those programs designed for multithreading?

The short answer is just buy a Ryzen 5 3600X.

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Worried-Vast3335 July 15, 2020

I read that 3300x Is More Powerful In gaming . Check out this in Google it's quad core but it supports multi threading

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SheepishCombozZ July 16, 2020

Yes. It is better than the 3500, but the 3500X edges it out.

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kingy10005 July 14, 2020

Get the 3600 won't have to upgrade it any time soon most games are using 6 to 8 cores now so you really don't want to buy a 4 core and end up having to upgrade it so soon 😁

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j1mgg July 18, 2020

Check stock/price as that might make the decision for you. Was going to get a 3300x for my son's build, but it went out of stock at £120, and was only available at £160, with retailers having no reasonable restock date. Got a 3600 for £150.

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Worried-Vast3335 July 11, 2020

Guys You all Have Currency in Dollars , I don't have the Same Situation ,my currency is rupees and Also they r heavy taxes On pc Parts ( India) Also there is clash with China From India . Chinese Goods Have been Stopped and Now there would be more taxes On other pc components . In your Countries these Might Be cheap But it's not the Current situation , PC Parts are Expensive here .

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Critics Reviews

The Ryzen 3 3300X and Ryzen 3 3100 show how much the AMD vs. Intel CPU landscape has changed since AMD's Zen first arrived three years ago. At the time, the mainstream desktop had been stuck at ...
The Ryzen 3 3300X should be a top CPU contender for anyone building a fast, but budget-conscious, AMD AM4-based gaming desktop (or a content-creation PC) equipped with a dedicated video card.
Budget PC builders right now can choose between a Ryzen 3 3300X or a second hand R7 1700 for $130. The 3300X is a 4-core/8-thread CPU that enjoys all the advantages of the Zen 2 architecture ...
The takeaway from these benchmarks is that the Ryzen 3 3300X compares favorably to both the 7700K and the 6-core 8400. It scores much higher in serious tests like Cinebench R15, X264 v5.0 and ...
Two months ago we called the Ryzen 3 3100 and 3300X the new budget champions. Since then Intel has released newer 10th-gen Core chips, including the Core i3 range, but those new parts have failed ...
On the Ryzen 3 3300X, all of those four cores come from the same quad-core CCX, providing a unified latency platform for the cores to use. It comes in a ‘4+0’ configuration, with one CCX fully ...
The Ryzen 3 3300X should be a top CPU contender for anyone building a fast, but budget-conscious, AMD AM4-based gaming desktop (or a content-creation PC) equipped with a dedicated video card.
The Ryzen 3 3100 also has comparatively low frequencies and boosts to just 3.9GHz, while the Ryzen 3 3300X can reach a much healthier 4.3GHz, which is actually quicker than the Ryzen 5 3600's 4.2GHz.
The AMD Ryzen 3 3300X, along with its lower-specced sibling, the 3100, is available now. If you want to get your hands on the Ryzen 3 3300X, you're looking at $120 (about £100, AU$190).
The Ryzen 3 3100 and 3300X that we test brings back that memory lane a few years ago, where quad-cores were the norm. The new Series 3, however, are ZEN2 based tied to accompanying benefits and ...

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Mr. Tany July 26, 2020
Should I build a PC with RTX 2060 for Cyberpunk or wait for the RTX 3060 ?
I'm gonna be straight forward as much as possible. Okay so, guys I've just started YouTube and I have 124 (actually 24) subs. The 100 subs was from my previous Pentium 4 low end pc channel sooo.... Yeah I don't have a lot of subs to actually watch my videos. My current PC : Pentium G3220 (2C/2T) 3.0 GHz, Nvidia GT 1030 2GB GDDR5, 8GB DDR3 RAM, Corsiar VS 450 80 Plus. Simply put I can't GAME on it as you guys know. I can play GTA 5 with Very High Settings apart from AA and Very High Textures and High res shadows. But to record it, it barely gets over 24 FPS which is JUST watchable if you have good content and video. I'm from India so luckily GTA 5 and Minecraft is popular along with PUBG emulator because still a majority of people game on Cell Phones. But as I don't have a good CPU I can't record any game with OBS so I have to record with bandicam and also lose at least 10-15FPS depending on the game. Now I really want to play Cyberpunk 2077 on my new PC but I don't know if both AMD and Nvidia will release a mid range GPU with Ray Tracing like an RTX 3060 before November, or at least in the 1st week. I see it as a good opportunity to grow my channel and cross that dreadful 4000 HOURS watchtime, if I be the 1st Indian channel to stream or start a Let's play of THAT MUCH HYPED game like Cyberpunk. Because unlike USA or any other foreign youtube channels like PewDiePie, Jacksepticeye, Markiplier or any other let's players out there... The one who shows the game first on his channel in Indian YouTube space gets so much views and naturally subscribers. And with a game like Cyberpunk it is meant to happen. But as of now I have a budget of INR 70,000 (sub $750-$900) including all taxes that costs us to pay $30-$50 dollars (for almost each part) more than original US price making the mid range budget Kinda High End for Indian consumers. And I can't spend any more than this so I'm looking for the best bang for the buck. The current rig I have figured is :
CPU : Ryzen 5 3600 (or a 3300X seeing it delivers almost same perf but with less than $50)
GPU : Nvidia RTX 2060( or 2060 Super if you guys recommend a 3300X)
RAM : 16 GB G skill DDR4 RAM 3000 MHz
SSD : 500 GB Crucial MX 500 ( I don't really need more than 1 TB storage as I keep deleting the games that I finished except only some rare ones. Plus I already have a 500 GB 7200 RPM HDD so that should suffice)
PSU : 550W Corsair VS 550 80 Plus white.
THE QUESTION : Should I wait for a POSSIble RTX 3060 or an equivalent AMD Ray Tracing card because I can't afford not to have Ray Tracing after spending such a good amount of money and also for future games coming in 2021 and 2022 ?
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RTX 2080 June 08, 2020
Cyberpunk is supposed to release in November right? For the 20XX series, Nvidia released the 2080/Ti first, followed by the 2070 a little later and then finally in early 2019 they released the 2060. If they do something similar with the 30XX series, Cyberpunk may well have been out for 2+ months by the time you get your 3060. I'm no streamer, but that sounds like a problem to me; you want to be able to hype Cyberpunk as it comes out.

The 2060/2060 super will both work well for you. I'd get the 3300X and the 2060 super, since you'll want every little bit of GPU performance you can get to run cyberpunk with ray tracing on AND stream it at the same time. The 3300X is solid, your CPU takes lower priority in this instance.
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dgm1280 July 26, 2020
Stepping up to Ryzen
Current system is aging AMD 8350 CPU and I have just ordered Gigabyte X570 MB, a Ryzen 2nd gen 3300x, 2x8gb DDR4 3600mhz and a M.2 2080 256gb.
I have a retail version of Win 10 which came with its own pen drive, on my old system so I understand that I can install on the new MB using the M.2 solely as the boot drive.

Question is:
Do I need to cancel my OS with MS on the old system before the upgrade?
Do I need to erase the OS from the old 2tb HDD before I plug it into the new board? (without loosing my other files)
Is this going to be a headache?
Is there a guide that could hold my hand?

o7 thanks all
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madmatt30 January 01, 2013
If your retail win 10 stick came with a installation key you're fine.

Make sure you have a Microsoft user account and your old pc is shown in your Windows devices, ypu can move the license this way after you have the new pc up and running.

Install Windows with ONLY the m2 drive connected.

Make sure its installed correctly and set as boot device BEFORE physically installing your 2tb drive.

You can copy any important files over to the m2 drive before reformatting the 2tb drive (this is absolutely recommended but not entirely necessary)
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chupulito July 19, 2020
What upgrade should i get?
My current build is:
pentium g4560
H110M PRO VH Plus
HD7770 1Gb
2x8gb ram

I cant decide on what upgrade to buy.
I'm planning on buying a gtx 1650 super or just upgrade my CPU to ryzen 3300x. or should i get the 3400g and just use the integrated graphics?
I can play casual games(league of legends, csgo) in med-high settings. I also play games like witcher3, gtaV but in low settings. its playable for me but I can feel my pc is struggling just to run these games. I dont mind playing in medium settings as long as it is playable. I also do programming, run Vms and android emulator
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siaan312 June 15, 2017
Upgrading gpu will give you better gaming results now, if by a slight margin above a new cpu.

If you upgrade cpu and mobo, you will get less performance today, but have a way better upgrade path for the future.
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Giorgio93 July 14, 2020
Recommended memory for Asrock B450M Steel Legend with a Ryzen 3 3300X
Hello everyone,

I recently bought a new motherboard (on the title) and a new CPU (Ryzen 3 3300X). The problem is that my old memory only runs stable without the XMP profile enabled (only at 2400mhz), so my question is can you recommend me some memory that will work 100% at a higher frequency (3200mhz)?

Btw i'm from Romania, so please try to recommend me something accessible.

Also i forgot to mention that i need only 16 gigs of ram (in a dual channel configuration if it's possible)

Thanks.
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FoxVoxDK July 05, 2014
Yes, I posted some earlier xD but here:

3200MHz:
Fury Black DDR4 3200MHz 2x8GB (HX432C16FB3K2/16)
Vengeance LPX Black DDR4 3200MHz 2x8GB (CMK16GX4M2B3200C16)
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exploding_psu June 29, 2020
Quick question, what to do after buying a new second-hand CPU?
I just got myself a killer deal (by my standards), a complete-package Ryzen 3 2200G , along with unused cooler, the box, and everything. Got it for $55. I understand that 3300X and 3100 is all the rage these days, but with that price I just couldn't ignore that.

Anyway, due to how cheap it is, I'm a bit worried whether the CPU is still working fine or not. I met the seller face-to-face so if something goes awry I can drive there and knock right on his door.

So, I'm trying to do some testing to the CPU to make sure it's legit. What tools should I use? I mean, when it comes to memory we have MemTest86, PSU or GPU we have something like FurMark or 3DMark (just pulled that on top of my head), HDD Sentinel for hard drives. But which tool should I use to 'test' the stability of a CPU and make sure it's ready for long-term use? I don't want a dud really that's all.
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Furzumz May 28, 2020
Max operating temperature for that processor is 95C so 66C under a stress test is more than acceptable.

Cinebench numbers will not always be exactly the same due to some variables but if its pulling in similar enough numbers compared to other 2200G's then its a legitimate 2200G

I think everything checks out
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Cozzolino June 12, 2020
Right Gpu for Ryzen 5 2600
Hello TH,

I'm almost done with my new build and it's down to picking a good Gpu. I'm knee deep into benchmarks right now and just starting to get a grasp on cpu-gpu bottlenecks.

My cpu is going to be a ryzen 5 2600, paired with 16gb 3000mhz ram, and here I am wondering what's the best pairing for it on my budget (200+-50). I've identified 1650s and 1660s as the best option and with gpucheck and cross CPU-GPU benchmarks it seems that I will be quite bottlenecked by the cpu, in the order of 14% with the 1650s, nevermind 1660s.

It seems that, paradoxically, I would do better with a rx580, which is kind of a bummer.

I have 3 questions:

- Should I rma my r5 2600 now (I'm receiving it today), wait a bit for a good deal on 3300x (EU BTW) which seems to handle these gpus much better at stock?

- Will overclocking alleviate the bottleneck, assuming there is one at all?

- Should I just stick to a rx580?

Thanks for reading
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Shektron May 31, 2017
This part right here is much more important than you seem to think. The bottlenecking you are so afraid of is actually occurring when the GPU is overkill for the resolution and settings in most games, and even in the few where bottlenecking does occur, the 2600 still delivers playable performance, i.e., 60 FPS or more. I don't think you have taken the information present in that video the correct way - it is just for comparing the raw power of CPU's when there is no GPU restriction, but in realistic scenarios like the one you are planning, the bottlenecking will be next to nonexistent.
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Agera One June 10, 2020
50-75 Hz vs 48- 144 Hz (both with FreeSync) 1080p with GTX 1650 super
R3 3300X with GTX 1650 Super

Which would be better choice? The games I play are FPS and TPS, Racing games and games like GTA, Watch Dogs, etc. No online/multiplayer gaming ever.

So, if I buy the 144 Hz panel and stuck at rendering only 70-80 fps in many games, will it look horrible? Is the 60-75Hz better for such situation?
(If at anytime I upgrade my GPU, the newer one will also fall in same sub 200$ category, so assume my monitor will always face that 80-90 fps range in it's lifetime)
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King_V November 01, 2014
No, it won't. Well, not any more than you would normally notice with a fluctuating frame rate due to the game itself. At 40 fps, the same frame would be displaying twice at 80Hz on the monitor. The PC is putting out one frame, but at half the monitor's speed, so the monitor shows it twice.

Net result: your eye, if it notices at all, sees frames as if it was 40fps/40Hz.

The 1660 Super is pretty good. However, it's worth considering getting the RX 5600 XT, which is slightly more (today about $15-35 more, depending on which model of 1660 Super and 5600XT you're looking at), but performs a little ahead of the RTX 2060.

OCCASIONALLY, an RX 5700 (non-XT) will go on sale for about the price of an RX 5600 XT. I was looking at the RX 5600 XT for my son's PC, but when an RX 5700 popped up for around the same price (after rebates) as an RX 5600 XT, I snapped it up.

BUT... prices change frequently. Once you've got the money saved, scan through the prices for cards in that range. You never know what sales, rebates, and promotions will be available then.
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Tioym June 08, 2020
Ryzen 3 3300X on A320
So I'm on a tight budget and I'm not in the US. The difference in cost between an A320 board and the cheapest b450 board in my country is about $60. That's too big of a jump for me to get the b450 because Ik the price difference in the US is a lot smaller.
Will the R3 3300X work fine on an A320 motherboard provided that I can get its BIOS updated? I don't plan to Overclock the CPU because it just doesnt OC that well. I don't care that much about upgradeability I don't mind upgrading to an R7 2700 or an R5 3600X in 2 years time. If the upcoming CPUs do end up being so good, I'll just get a new motherboard, maybe I'll have the money then but I just don't have it right now.
Will I be brutally murdered for picking an A320 mobo with this CPU? It seems like these forums have a very clear opinion, No one is willing to recommend an A320 board. I'm not really giving up much going from B450 to A320. I don't need the fastest USB sockets. As long as everything can run at a 100% It's not a big deal to me atleast until I'm strapped for cash. I could buy a used b450 board but you know what kind of troubles that could bring.
A320 Boards I'm considering: ASUS Prime A320M-E, Gigabyte A320m S2H and MSI A320M-A PRO. These are what's usually available in the market.
What should I do?
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Zerk2012 October 06, 2014
the 3300X is fairly low power you could run into issues if upgrading to a high TDP processor later.

3300X is just 65 watts the main problem is you will probably need to get the BIOS updated. Requires a working processor for the motherboard with the BIOS version it has
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Agera One June 05, 2020
R3 3300X clock only increase - MSI Pro VDH Max or Mortar Max?
Hi, I'm looking up for a motherboard to pair with 3300X. The reason why I choose this CPU is, it doesn't overclock well, so there is no need for increasing voltage thereby saving aftermarket cooler cost (room temps here are 34°C in summer) and using this money in a better GPU. BUT, I do plan on increasing the clocks (may be with the stock voltage or undervolting like those youtube channels say for 3000 series processors).

The motherboard I have in choice are MSI B450M Pro-VDH Max (87 USD) and MSI B450M Mortar Max (124 USD). I have chosen the Pro-VDH MAX because it has decent VRM according to AM4 B450/X470 VRM Tier List - Reddit (the 2nd note says for real world scenario these boards can be moved up one tier). I will stick with the stock cooler for like years.

The question now. Is it worth 37 USD to choose Mortar with good VRMs when I'm not going to increasing Vcore voltage? Because this money can help me go to a good GTX 1660 Super from 1660 in the to-buy list.

Thanks in advance !
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helpstar December 25, 2012
longevity can be lower
temperature problems shouldn´t be there with this CPU, if you upgrade the CPU it could be problematic
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Tioym May 31, 2020
R3 3300X on A320 OR B450?
Which Mobo should I get for it? Provided that I can update the bios before putting it in. I dont really care for faster USB ports. I also have no interest in OC since 3300X doesn't OC well and even with OC the performance difference is not big enough to make buying a Seperate CPU cooler worth it.
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cokebutter May 30, 2020
If those are the only mobos in the decision process, I'd go with the 450. I've got a 3300x running on a B350 and it's been fine but I'm pretty sure due to the nature of the beta bios, lack of headroom in the cpu and cheap heatsink it comes with, it's not a good idea to OC it anyway... If you simply can't wait I guess go with the 450. If you can wait go for the B550.

It does run hot compared to last gen so if there's room in the budget either get a better heatsink or get a few fans going in the case if you plan on doing a little bit of OCing. I did a few AE renders and gamed for a few hours and the highest I hit was 78c... not bad for default settings (idles at 38c-41c) but I'm sure there's room to undervolt it to get it cooler. I'm sure a new mobo, with stable release bios would probably handle messing around with voltages better.

The reason I'm bringing that up is if you're going with a 450 it's likely going to be a beta bios or afterthought cuz amd rushed out their files and the mobo manufacturer slapped it together to claim it's working. The mobo forums are filled with half a year of people complaining about bugs with the betas that added Ryzen 3000 support. Buyer beware as usual.
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cokebutter May 30, 2020
Just some clarification on MSI beta bios and the Ryzen 3 3300x.
I've got a MSI B350m Gaming Pro mobo and a Ryzen 3 3300x (still in box.) The MSI site has 2 beta bios. One from July 2019 named "7A39v2N" and another from Dec 2019 named "7A39v2NQ" ... The one from July states it's the beta that adds support for Ryzen 3000 . The newer (with a Q) beta does not state that.

Is that perhaps just an overlook by whoever updates the main website, they just forgot to add that the newest beta supports Ryzen 3000? What does the "Q" addition mean?

If I update the BIOS with the Q (newer version) will it support the Ryzen 3 3300x is basically what asking.

Thanks in advance.
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bmockeg May 11, 2018
Typically the bios that adds support is the only bios that states as such. Every bios following has implied support.
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Tioym May 28, 2020
Ryzen 3 3300x OR Ryzen 5 2600 OR Intel i3-10100 Are 4C/8T enough for gaming in 2020-2022
All CPUs are priced the same in my country.
Since Ryzen 3 3300X seems to be giving more gaming performance than R5 2600 despite having a lower core count.

Will Ryzen 5 2600 ever beat it in a game of the future due to core count?

Will 4c/8t CPUs be able to handle gaming let's say 2 years from now because that's when I plan to upgrade my 3300X to something else

Is there any reason to pick the Intel CPU over the AMD one?

I'm pairing GTX 1660 Super with Ryzen 3 3300X, Will there be a CPU bottleneck at 1080p? I saw AC Odyssey putting 3300x on 100% All cores at 60fps, will that be a problem?
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dorsai November 23, 2013
It's possible the 2600 could be faster in some highly threaded scenarios...but they will be few and far between in the short term.

4c/8t chips will likely be the low end in gaming two years from now...if you plan to upgrade in 2 years you should be fine on a gaming focused rig.

No reason at all to pick one over the other unless you're gaming at high res on a 2080ti...then the Intel chips are still somewhat faster than AMD...but that opens up other questions anyways...like could you even tell.

The 1660super will not be bottle-necked by a 3300x...AC Odyssey and all of the AC games are poorly optimized...but you shouldn't be expecting to run ultra quality on a 1660 anyway so expect 60fps on medium settings to run fine depending on your ram and other components.
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amulsingh01 May 25, 2020
Opinion on a Build for a Friend
I want some opinions on this build for a friend with a budget of around $850ish. The main uses for the PC will be gaming, light video editing, and streaming. Thanks in advance.

CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3300X 3.8 GHz Quad-Core Processor ($119.99 @ B&H)
Motherboard: Gigabyte B450 AORUS M Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard ($89.99 @ B&H)
Memory: Team T-FORCE VULCAN Z 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory ($64.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Kingston A400 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive ($59.99 @ Amazon)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1 TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($44.99 @ Adorama)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER 6 GB SC ULTRA GAMING Video Card ($233.98 @ Newegg)
Case: Cougar MX340 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair CXM 550 W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply ($79.98 @ Amazon)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Home OEM 64-bit ($108.78 @ Other World Computing)

Total: $852.68
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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