AMD's Ryzen 3 3100 and 3300X are the fastest Ryzen 3 desktop chips ever

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What you need to know

  • AMD announced the Ryzen 3 3100 and 3300X today.
  • They are the fastest Ryzen 3 processors that AMD has released.
  • They support PCIe 4.0 and have eight threads for hyperthreading.

AMD just announced two more entry-level processors, the Ryzen 3 3100 and Ryzen 3 3300X. Both processors are built on the Zen 2 7nm platform and support PCIe 4.0 like the rest of the Ryzen 3000 range. AMD hasn't released pricing details for the two new chips yet, though they'll likely deliver a good value based on the rest of the Ryzen 3000 range.

The Ryzen 3 3100 has four cores, eight threads, and a max boost clock of up to 3.9GHz. Its base clock speed is 3.6GHz. The Ryzen 3 3300X also has four cores and eight threads but has a higher max boost clock of up to 4.3GHz. Its base clock is also higher at 3.8Ghz.

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Both new Ryzen 3 processors have a Wraith Stealth thermal solution and a default TDP/ TDP of 65W. You can read the full specs of the Ryzen 3 3100 and Ryzen 3 3300X on AMD's website.

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