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AMDYD1700BBAEBOX

8 Cores, 8 Threads
@4.7GHz Piledriver (2012)

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 25,033 user samples
6,249 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 70% Base clock 5.1 GHz
Worst Bench: 49% Base clock 1 GHz, turbo 1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 49% Great: 70%
SPEED RANK: 166th / 970
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
18,784 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 970
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
61.6 % -37% 84.3 % Much faster effective speed.
+37%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
82.7 Pts -25% 103 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+25%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
301 Pts -28% 385 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+28%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
526 Pts -116% 1136 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+116%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
92.8 Pts -26% 117 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+26%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
345 Pts -35% 466 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+35%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
607 Pts -117% 1317 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+117%
Market Share
Based on 5,095,848 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.14 % -993% 1.53 % Hugely higher market share.
+993%
Value
Value For Money
88.7 % +2% 86.8 % -2%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
72 % -79% 129 % Much more popular.
+79%
Price
Price (score)
$110 Much cheaper.
+59%
$270 -59%
Age
Newest
50 Months -88% 6 Months Hugely more recent.
+88%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
220 Watts -70% 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+70%
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
4.7 GHz Much faster base frequency.
+57%
3 GHz -57%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5 GHz Much faster turbo frequency.
+35%
3.7 GHz -35%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
103 Pts -11% 114 Pts Slightly faster single-core int speed.
+11%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
86.1 Pts -39% 120 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+39%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
381 Pts -18% 451 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+18%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
315 Pts -53% 481 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+53%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
616 Pts -111% 1298 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+111%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
528 Pts -149% 1317 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+149%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver (2012) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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AMD released the FX-9590 back in July 2013 but it's not until recently that these processors have started hitting the shelves and even now prices are still extremely high. This is the first mainstream 5GHz processor but clock speed isn't the key performance indicator it once was. Comparing the 9590 to the 8350 shows that the 9590 has 16% better overall performance which is almost exactly in line with its base clock increase from 4.0 to 4.7 GHz. Despite this performance boost the 9590 still lags Intel's most recent 4770K Haswell processor by 26% and that's despite the AMD's 27% higher base clock. In terms of relative performance the AMD's strong point is Integer processing where it has 8 processing units vs just four (one per core) in the 4770K. Overall, especially at current prices, the 9590 doesn't represent good value for money. [Jan '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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