We always enjoy looking back at the past with processors, because it gives us a good idea as to what the future might hold, and just how far we’ve come in such a short time. And with the Ryzen 3 3300X, it’s absolutely no exception.
Back in the days of Kaby Lake, a quad-core processor with multi-threading as standard would set you back close to £300, albeit with a slightly higher clock speed. Fast forward three years and that price has halved, and you’ve gained a bevy of connectivity solutions with it. There’s a lot to love here. But this is 12 months on from the initial third-generation Ryzen launch, and we’ve seen Ryzen 3s before, so why is it so interesting? And why now?
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