The AMD Ryzen Desktop CPU Spring 2020 Update reveals that AMD is pushing for affordable computing and gaming in these difficult times, with two cheap Ryzen 3 processors and a new B550 chipset!
AMD Ryzen Desktop CPU Spring 2020 Update
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
The AMD Ryzen 3 3300X is a quad-core processor that supports SMT (simultaneous multi-threading), allowing it to handle up to 8 threads.
It has a 3.8 GHz base clock with a 4.3 GHz boost clock, and comes with 2 MB of L2 cache and 16 MB of L3 cache.
The Ryzen 3 3300X has a 65 watt TDP, and comes bundled with the Wraith Stealth cooler, with a launch price of US$120 / ~£97 / ~A$190 / ~S$172 / RM 549.
Recommended : AMD Ryzen 3 3300X vs Ryzen 3 3100 Comparison
AMD Ryzen 3 3100
The AMD Ryzen 3 3100 is a quad-core processor that supports SMT (simultaneous multi-threading), allowing it to handle up to 8 threads.
It has a 3.6 GHz base clock with a 3.9 GHz boost clock, and comes with 2 MB of L2 cache and 16 MB of L3 cache.
The Ryzen 3 3100 has a 65 watt TDP, and comes bundled with the Wraith Stealth cooler, with a launch price of US$99 / ~£80 / ~A$157 / ~S$142 / RM 449.
AMD B550 Chipset
The AMD B550 chipset introduces PCI Express 4.0 and USB 3.2 Gen 2 support at a more affordable price point. It also offers Dual GPU support, which was previously available only on the X470 / X570 chipsets.
It will also support the next-generation AMD Ryzen processors, built around the upcoming Zen 3 microarchitecture.
Recommended : AMD B550 Chipset : What You Need To Know!
3rd Gen Ryzen 3 + B550 Motherboard Price + Availability
Both 3rd Gen Ryzen 3 processors will be available for sale globally starting 21 May 2020, with these recommended retail prices :
- AMD Ryzen 3 3300X : US$ 120 / ~£97 / ~A$190 / ~S$172 / RM 549
- AMD Ryzen 3 3100 : US$ 99 / ~£80 / ~A$157 / ~S$142 / RM 449
Here are some online purchase options :
AMD B550 motherboards are expected to ship beginning 16 June 2020.
AMD Ryzen Desktop CPU Spring 2020 Presentation Slides
Here are the slides from the presentation for your perusal :
- AMD Ryzen 3 3300X Review : Quite The Bargain @ $120!
- AMD Ryzen 3 3100 Review : A Steal At Just $99!
- AMD Ryzen PRO 4000 Mobile APUs : A Quick Primer!
- AMD Ryzen 3 3300X vs Ryzen 3 3100 Comparison
- AMD B550 Chipset : What You Need To Know!
- Tech ARP Desktop CPU Comparison Guide Rev. 20.1
- AMD GPU Source Code Hack : What’s Going On?
- AMD Ryzen 9 4900H : 8C/16T High Performance Mobile APU!
- AMD Computing Roadmap 2020 by Mark Papermaster
- Did AMD Just Spank ASUS For ROG Overheating Fiasco?
- AMD Ryzen 3 2300X : OEM Model Goes Retail!
- Why ASUS Cannot Blame AMD For Overheating ROG Cards
- ASUS TUF RX 5700 Cards Are Also Overheating, Remember?
- ASUS Blames AMD For Overheating ROG RX 5700 Cards!
- AMD Ryzen 5 3500X : China-Only Model Goes Global!
- How To Optimise For 64 Cores : An AMD Guide!
- AMD Threadripper 3990X : World’s First 64-Core HEDT CPU!
- RX 5600 XT vs RTX 2060 (Super) Price-Performance!
- SAPPHIRE PULSE RX 5600 XT Review : RTX 2060 Killer!
- AMD Radeon RX 5600 XT Power Up BIOS Guide!
- Tech ARP Mobile GPU Comparison Guide Rev. 19.1
Go Back To > Computer Hardware | Home
Support Tech ARP!