There are many choices for RAM, but not all of them are optimized or work well with Ryzen processors. You should make sure the clock frequency is around 3200MHz, especially for the latest generation of processors such as the Ryzen 3 3100. Corsair’s 16GB Vengeance LPX Kit is an excellent option for this processor.
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 Review
The Ryzen 3 3100 is a stellar processor for budget gamers and content creators who have a dedicated graphics card providing multi-threaded impact on the $ 99 price point. Still, many buyers will be better off buying another Jackson for the great Ryzen 3 3300X from AMD.
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- great gaming performance on a tight budget
- Four cores and eight threads for under $ 100
- Interesting content creation potential for the price
- No graphics on the matrix
- A bit too close to the price of the excellent Ryzen 3 3300X
AMD Ryzen 3 3100 Specs
|Number of cores||4|
|Number of threads||8|
|Fundamental clock frequency||3.6 GHz|
|Maximum boost timer||3.9 GHz|
|Compatibility of sockets||AMD AM4|
|L3 cache amount||16 MB|
|Assessment of design heat output (TDP||65 watts|
|Radiator included||AMD Wraith Stealth|
If the AMD Ryzen 3 3300X is a desktop processor that blurs the line between a great budget gaming processor and a solid, budget content authoring engine, the $ 99 Ryzen 3 3100 is the “lite” version. It’s a chip that strengthens the lower end of the AMD Ryzen stack as a solid choice for PC gamers who are missing Jackson for what could be spent on the 3300X. Does it have to exist? Maybe not, but it still has its own rare charm and is the first: a quad-core / eight-thread processor for under $ 100, which is a great deal no matter how you slice it. We generally recommend that you go for the Ryzen 3 3300X instead, but if that $ 20 difference between the two chips is yours, the Ryzen 3 3100 is a thrifty little beast that almost gets the job done as well. Just knowthat a graphics card is required next to it; it does not have integrated graphics, unlike its Intel counterparts.
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The Ryzen 3 3100, like the rest in the family, fits in the AMD AM4 socket that has been used since the first generation of Ryzen. It should work with any AM4 motherboard that has a BIOS update that specifically supports it. (Not every retailer will offer this compatibility on every old disc, so check first.)