AMD Ryzen 3 3100 Complete review with benchmarks


In today’s article, I am going to review AMD Ryzen 3 3100. I’m going to review its Cinebench R23 (Single-Core) and (Multi-core), Geekbench 5 (Single-Core) and (Multi-Core), Performance, Power Consumption, Integrated GPU, Ram support, and gaming experience.

AMD Ryzen 3 3100

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AMD Ryzen 3 3100:

AMD Ryzen 3 3100 is one of the fastest processors from AMD. This processor has some amazing features and specs. What makes this processor so powerful is its cache memories and its speeds. This processor has the same specs as the Intel 7th Gen processors, but you can also overclock this processor. Also, this processor has a little low performance compared to the Intel 7th Gen processors. This processor can be seen in older Desktops on which I will make a complete article.

Cinebench R23:

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core) 1097
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core) 5315

For decent Gaming-Performance, you should make sure you are above 1000 Cinebench R23 Single-Core Points, and this processor just smashed the other processors in the new record-breaking scores of Cinebench R23 Single-Core 1097. In 3D rendering the higher the Multi-Core Score. The better the performance you will see. Anything above 20k+ Multi-Core Points will boost the performance and will render complex scenes in less time. And this processor scores 5315. This will also help in gaming. As most of you will know that the more the single cores scores are the faster will it open and close the applications. The multicore will also help in rendering and gaming. This processor has a speed of a whopping 3.9GHz and can be overclocked further with precautions. This processor’s scores are a little low from the latest Intel 7th Gen processors.

Geekbench 5:

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core) 1153
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core) 5005

Geekbench 5 Test system’s potential for gaming, image processing, and video editing with the Compute Benchmark. This also tests your GPU’s power with support for the CUDA, OpenCL, and Metal APIs. This processor scored the best in the Geekbench 5. The single-core scores are 1153, and the multi-core scores are 5005. As you guys know. The higher the Geekbench 5 score the higher performance of the processor. Geekbench 5 score that is twice as high will mean the processor is twice as powerful. Ranking of single-core processors by Geekbench 5 score performance worldwide 2022. This processor is a little low from the Intel 7th Gen processors.


Vendor AMD
Released April 21, 2020
Type Desktop
instruction set x86-64
Codename Zen 2
Socket AM4
Integrated GPU No

AMD Ryzen 3 3100 is a Desktop processor produced by AMD. This processor supports the socket AM4 which is most the important fact of the new AMD Ryzen processors. This processor has 4 cores and 8 threads. The base clock frequency of the AMD Ryzen 3 3100 is 3.6GHz, but with the new Turbo Boost technology, it can go up to 3.9GHz. The size of the L3 cache is a whopping 16MB. Unlike intel, this processor doesn’t have also integrated graphics. The instruction set architecture is based on x64 and can support x86. As the x64 will make more bandwidth then this x64 will be the best choice. This processor is based on Zen 1 architecture which is 25% faster and more efficient than the older architecture of AMD. The model number of this processor is Zen 2. This chip doesn’t have integrated graphics. This processor was launched back on April 21, 2020.


Cores 4
Threads 8
Base Frequency 3.6 GHz
Turbo Boost Frequency 3.9 GHz
Bus frequency 100 MHz
Multiplier 36x
L1 Cache 64K (per core)
L2 Cache 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 16MB (shared)
Unlocked Multiplier Yes

This processor has 4 cores and 8 threads with a base clock of 3.6GHz and, a boost clock of 3.9GHz. The bus frequency is 100MHz. which will help PCI lanes in terms of performance. This processor is also unlocked with a multiplier of 36x. This will help in overclocking this processor with the right amount of power consumption. This processor has the fastest L1, L2, and L3 cache memories. The L1 cache memory is 64K per core which means 4 cores have their own L1 cache memories. The L2 cache memory is also 512KB per core on 4 cores. The L3 cache memory is also 16MB which is also shared with the system. If you are looking for the best value processor, then this AMD Ryzen 3 3100 is the best choice. In terms of gaming, this processor performs very great with good compatibility with the Nvidia GPU and with the AMD GPU. In terms of video editing and graphics rendering this processor also shows the best performance. Because of its base clock of 3.6GHz and the boost clock of 3.9GHz. This processor can be more powerful if you chose the right motherboard for it. Because this processor can be overclocked. But I would say no to overclocking because 3.9GHz is enough for today’s gaming and editing. This processor is one of the fastest CPUs on this planet right now. It’s cheap and fast which is good for gamers.

Power Consumption:

Fabrication process 7 nm
TDP 65 W
Max. temperature 95°C

There are more than 7 billion transistors. This processor is based on 7Nm process fabrication. The TDP shows 65W of power consumption. This processor can also be overclocked. So, you can increase the voltage in the motherboard interface if the motherboard supports the unlocked processors. The most amazing fact about this processor is that the max temperature support of this processor is 95C which is awesome. You can play games as long as you want and this will not affect the speeds or any thermal throttling issues if you have a good CPU cooler or water cooler. Sometimes when this processor takes a bunch of loaded applications then the processor increases the speeds of each core to the needs. This increases power consumption, thus making the CPU hotter. And is known for overheating so this will help in the state of the CPU performance and make it cooler.

Integrated GPU:

Integrated Graphics None

This processor doesn’t have iGPU. If you don’t have an external Graphic card, then this processor will not give a display. Most beginner gamers have that issues. But you can buy a budget graphics card.

Ram support:

Memory types DDR4-3200
Memory Size 128 GB
Max. Memory Channels 2
ECC Support Yes

AMD Ryzen 3 3100 can support the DDR4 with a memory frequency of 3200MHz. The max memory support of this AMD Ryzen 3 3100 is 128GB of ram. The max memory channel support is 2 channels of Ram. The max memory bandwidth is above 43.71 GB/s which is incredibly fast. There is ECC support on this AMD Ryzen 3 3100.

Gaming Experience:

This processor is a good option for gamers. Considering its capabilities, it performs well in almost any situation like editing, gaming, rendering, streaming, etc. There are more alternatives to this processor like core i7 12TH Gen and other AMD CPUs. In this processor, you got 4 cores, 8 threads, and a boost clock of 3.9GHz. This will play every game at high FPS with a good combination of Graphics card and Ram. You will see no issues in the performance unless there is a bottleneck. So, to avoid that, I will make complete another article on the best compatible Ram, storage, and GPU for this processor. Just let me know in the comment.

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  1. For the given price AMD Ryzen 3 3100 makes sense for the budget gaming and heavy graphics design application such as Photoshop illustrator and InDesign. Although the lack of onboard graphics definitely adds a hole in a pocket. For that reason Rx 550 for 1080p gaming is recommended. Although I have doubts about Memory as it is not documented whether it will support G Skill Trident 2800mhz 4gb*2 kit out of the box.

  2. Well, yeah that’s definitely is the problem, but given the fact it’s cheap so that does make sense. Plus rx 550 is too slow for videos editing, for gaming and for Photoshop apps. I would recommend AMD RX 6400, or AMD RX 6500. it’s new, fast, and more effecient. We will soon Publish reviews on new GPU’s. We will cover many new details, as well as give you many new ideas about new powerful and cheap PC Builds.
    Plus this processor can support DDR4 3200MHz. So, yeah it will support the ram that you are saying.

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