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AMDYD1700BBAEBOX

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 41,898 user samples
9,668 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 66% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 52% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 52% Great: 66%
SPEED RANK: 201st / 980
Gaming
Gaming 58%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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32,230 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 36th / 980
Gaming
Gaming 84%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 90%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
57.6 % -45% 83.6 % Much faster effective speed.
+45%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
77.6 Pts -30% 101 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+30%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
282 Pts -37% 385 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+37%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
488 Pts -128% 1112 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+128%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
86.2 Pts -33% 115 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+33%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
326 Pts -41% 460 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+41%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
558 Pts -134% 1307 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+134%
Market Share
Based on 6,328,963 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.2 % -510% 1.22 % Hugely higher market share.
+510%
Value
Value For Money
74.7 % -11% 83.3 % Slightly better value.
+11%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
78 % -68% 131 % Much more popular.
+68%
Price
Price (score)
$146 Much cheaper.
+50%
$294 -50%
Age
Newest
39 Months -77% 9 Months Much more recent.
+77%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts -48% 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 0% 8 cores 0%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads -100% 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm -56% 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+33%
3 GHz -33%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+16%
3.7 GHz -16%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
93 Pts -19% 111 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+19%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
80.2 Pts -50% 120 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+50%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
343 Pts -29% 444 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+29%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
297 Pts -61% 479 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+61%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
566 Pts -125% 1275 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+125%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
489 Pts -170% 1319 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+170%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver (2012) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The FX-8370 is a top of the range black edition Vishera eight core processor based on AMD’s Piledriver architecture. It was launched in September 2014 and is both cheaper and faster than the FX-8350. The FX range offers high performance and this particular processor holds a world record for reaching an incredible 8.7 GHz when overclocked under lab conditions. For typical users however, the FX-8370 runs at 4.0/4.3 GHz (base/turbo) and typically hits 5.0 GHz when overclocked. Its effective speed is 83 which is currently only exceeded by AMD's 20% more expensive FX-9590 (scoring 85), making it relatively good value for money. Eight cores aren’t necessary for most applications, but things are changing and if you heavily rely on multi-threaded applications then the FX-8370 may be a good choice. [Dec '14 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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