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4 Cores, 8 Threads
@3.5GHz Zen (2017)

8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.4GHz Zen (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 19,982 user samples
5,592 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 84% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 66% Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 66% Great: 84%
SPEED RANK: 73rd / 980
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
14,390 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 30th / 980
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.5 % -19% 88.6 % Faster effective speed.
+19%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
104 Pts -3% 107 Pts +3%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
363 Pts -12% 407 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+12%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
586 Pts -103% 1192 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+103%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
114 Pts -2% 116 Pts +2%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
422 Pts -10% 463 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+10%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
646 Pts -105% 1325 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+105%
Market Share
Based on 5,937,173 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.38 % -71% 0.65 % Much higher market share.
+71%
Value
Value For Money
93.3 % +1% 92.5 % -1%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
88 % -12% 99 % Slightly more popular.
+12%
Price
Price (score)
$160 Much cheaper.
+38%
$260 -38%
Age
Newest
7 Months Slightly more recent.
+12%
8 Months -12%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 Watts -32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores -100% 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads -100% 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm 0% 14 nm 0%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz +3% 3.4 GHz -3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.7 GHz -3% 3.8 GHz +3%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
110 Pts -2% 112 Pts +2%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
118 Pts -3% 121 Pts +3%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
409 Pts -9% 445 Pts Slightly faster quad-core int speed.
+9%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
440 Pts -9% 481 Pts Slightly faster quad-core fp speed.
+9%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
625 Pts -105% 1282 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+105%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
649 Pts -105% 1330 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+105%
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen (2017) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The AMD Ryzen 7 1700X isn't due for release until next week but two of our users has already submitted benchmarks. Comparing the quad and single core scores from our samples shows a relative 4.3% boost on the single core score so it’s possible that turbo wasn’t fully engaged (12% turbo boost expected). These preliminary results are seriously impressive as they put Zen’s IPC between 0% and 9% below Intel’s Kaby Lake. Even in the worst case scenario these results are still impressive. Comparing Intel’s $1,000 6900K and the 1700X shows that AMD delivers comparable performance for half the price! A shake-up of the CPU market will unfold as Zen rolls out. If Ryzen CPUs can overclock to 4.6+ GHz they will likely dominate the entire market putting a very welcome end to the monotonous tick-tock of recent years. [Feb '17 CPUPro]

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