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8 Cores, 8 Threads
@4.0GHz Piledriver (2012)

8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.0GHz Zen (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 141,395 user samples
104,034 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 65% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 49% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 49% Great: 65%
SPEED RANK: 206th / 985
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
37,361 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 73% Base clock 3 GHz
Poor: 73% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 37th / 985
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
57.2 % 85.2 % Much faster effective speed.
+49%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
76.3 Pts 102 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+34%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
281 Pts 396 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+41%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
486 Pts 1121 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+131%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
85.2 Pts 116 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+36%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
321 Pts 460 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+43%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
554 Pts 1311 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+137%
Market Share
Based on 7,432,611 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.61 % Much higher market share.
+34%
1.2 %
Value
Value For Money
80 % 86.5 % Slightly better value.
+8%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
76 % 105 % Much more popular.
+38%
Price
Price (score)
$119 Much cheaper.
+57%
$280
Age
Newest
64 Months 11 Months Hugely more recent.
+83%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+33%
3 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+14%
3.7 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
92.4 Pts 111 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+20%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
79.1 Pts 120 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+52%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
341 Pts 443 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+30%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
292 Pts 479 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+64%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
563 Pts 1269 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+125%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
483 Pts 1321 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+173%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver (2012) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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In terms of raw single-core performance the flagship AMD FX-8350 is lagging behind intel's processor line-up by over two generations. The PassMark Single Thread scores for the i5-2500K vs the FX-8350 are 1863 to 1520 which shows that in terms of raw per-core processing the FX-8350 is lagging the two year old i5 by 23%. Where the AMD FX makes up is on multi-core performance, with a score of 9156 vs 6745, the AMD leads the Intel 2500K by 36% making it the far more capable multi-threaded server orientated performer. The AMD is also cheaper but significantly more power hungry which counts strongly against it as a sever proposition. The FX-8350 could be a good fit for specific server use cases but for general consumer use, which is single and dual core intensive, Intel's two year old i5-2500K delivers better performance. [May '13 CPUPro]

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The AMD Ryzen 7 1700 is the least powerful of three new Ryzen 7 CPUs. The 1700 model has base and turbo clocks of 3.0 and 3.7 GHz respectively. Both of its more expensive siblings, the 1700X and 1800X, have higher clocks but they also have TDPs of 95 watts whereas the 1700 is rated at just 65 watts. Comparing IPC between Ryzen and Kaby Lake shows that Kaby Lake leads by a maximum of 9% which is great news for workstation users as this allows the 1700 to beat Intel's 6850K in multi-core workloads at almost half the price. Although the 1700 has great IPC it's somewhat limited by its relatively low (by Kaby Lake standards) clock speed which holds it back a little in both gaming and desktop workloads. For multi-core workstation use, the Ryzen 7 1700 represents the best value for money we have ever seen. [Mar '17 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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